The reason one diet does not suit all may be found in our guts.
A new study found a positive association between sugary drinks and cancer.
- The study monitored the health of more than 100,000 adults over a five-year period.
- During this time, some 2,200 people developed cancer, the majority of whom regularly consumed sugary drinks.
- Still, the researchers said the results don't prove that sugar causes cancer.
A new study has bad news for those who binge watch TV.
- Too much sitting is horrible for you, but not all sitting is the same.
- A new study finds even short bouts of movement during the day can dramatically reduce your risk of death.
- While it found light exercise was able to counter some effects of sitting, it found moderate to vigorous workouts did better.
The results show how diets high in saturated fat can cause fatty acids to build up in the hypothalamus, disrupting its normal functioning.
- A new study explores the relationship between obesity, fat intake, and depression.
- The results showed that obesity induced by a high-fat diet, caused depression in mice, but that this was related to changes in the hypothalamus and not the extra weight.
- The study could pave the way for new depression treatments, which could help the nearly 50 percent of patients who don't respond well to current antidepressants.
Turns out a little obsession is a good thing.
- Daily self-weighing, combined with graphical feedback, keeps the weight off during the holiday season.
- The study, conducted at the University of Georgia, included 111 volunteers over a six-month period.
- The control group, which did not conduct daily self-weighing, ended up gaining weight over the course of the study.