Researchers found that women suffering from PTSD are more likely to gain weight after the traumatic incident. What’s the link between trauma and obesity?
New study shows an obesity/early puberty link in young girls. Early onset of puberty is unhealthy; linked to cancer, diabetes, and other health concerns.
What’s the best way to help an overweight person become motivated to lose weight? Shaming the obese with discrimination and unkind remarks does not help.
Although nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics hold immense promise for the prevention of chronic disease and obesity, we are advised not to put away our running shoes. An expert in the field provided Decoded Science with her private opinion that “…a nutrigenomic ‘pill’ instead of physical activity is a fantasy.” Decoded Science recently interviewed Professor Maria Koziolkiewicz, […]
Soaring rates of obesity and diabetes have resulted in a sea-change in diet recommendations. The American food pyramid now includes a greater role for plant-based foods, and there has been a call for the United Kingdom to convert to a plant-based diet. Is a plant-based diet adequate for our nutritional needs? Meat-eaters may be surprised to learn […]