While the evidence of a link between an unhealthful diet and colorectal cancer is robust, the underlying mechanisms for this association have been unclear. A new study, however, may have uncovered an explanation.
Obesity is a complex, multifactorial, chronic disease developing from interactive influences of numerous factors – social, psychological, behavioural, genetic and metabolic.
For some children, obesity risk may begin at birth, if not in utero, a longitudinal cohort study suggests.Children with higher-than-average weight at birth had greater odds of being obese in kindergarten through second grade, compared with children of normal birthweight, said Mark DeBoer, MD, of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and colleagues
Be advised, it is a suggestion. There is no hard evidence that okra, or okra water is beneficial in the treatment of diabetes. There is one suggestion that has been proven to be the best solution for a diabetic condition. See your doctor.
From Healthline –
Okra has long been favored as a food for the health-conscious. It contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. It’s low in calories and has a high dietary fiber content. Recently, a new benefit of including okra in your diet is being considered. Okra has been suggested to help manage blood sugar in cases of type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.
Source: Benefits of Okra for Diabetes
The breakfast is a crucial meal for health and losing weight too. We have 16 ideas for the morning meals that have fibers, proteins, and nutrients – all boosting the health and shedding weight.
People who drink sodas instead of healthy beverages (think low-fat milk and pure fruit juice) are less likely to get adequate vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium. What’s more, soda contains phosphoric acid, which depletes calcium and magnesium—two nutrients help keep your immunity operating at peak efficiency. Make sure you don’t skip out on these essential nutrients.
Have you heard of “Stress Fat?” It is belly fat due to stress. Maybe you picked up some comfort food after a long stressful day. Maybe you packed into that pint of ice cream after a relationship disaster. Maybe a few beers is how you “decompress” from the stress of work. After a few years you notice your belly is growing. You feel tired. “Must be the stress,” you think.
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) announces its Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Program is now accredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), signifying the program meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality care.
The global market for bariatric surgery devices is gaining traction of several factors including government initiatives to curb obesity, increase in the population of obese patients, prevalence of diabetes and heart diseases, insurance coverage, surgical advancements, and public awareness. On the other hand, the lack of awareness in the emerging economies, significantly lower disposable income in developing nations, and high cost of bariatric surgical drives are some of the challenges faced by this market.
A new study showed that mice that lost their sense of smell didn’t gain weight even when they ate the same high-fat diet as mice that could smell and did gain weight.