We may have to take that New Year's resolution about dieting and exercising a bit more seriously. But if you feel a bit bored when it comes to the moving part, scientists may be starting to understand why.
Altered dopamine receptors, and not just the excess weight alone, might be the reason why obese individuals tends to move a little or mostly inactive.
Researchers – Ivo Vlaev (The University of Warwick) and Myutan Kulendran, Laura Wingfield, Colin Sugden, and Ara Darzi, (Imperial College London) – discovered that Modafinil (a treatment drug used for narcolepsy, shift work disorder, and excessive daytime sleepiness) can decrease impulsivity and in turn food addiction, Eureka Alert reported.
A significant number of people choose drastic, unhealthy but quick means to shed those pounds. Unbeknownst to many of them, their yo-yo dieting is doing more harm than good concerning their weight loss goals.
According to a recent study conducted by scientist from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, yet another factor might be what is keeping you from achieving and keeping your goal weight.
According to a report by Live Science, only 49 percent of individuals in the United States want to lose weight. This statistics is the lowest recorded number since 1991.
Tthe University of California, San Francisco published a report detailing the relationship between sugary drink consumption and sleep loss, revealing that not getting enough rest is one reason why people drink unhealthy amounts of sugar.
Older adults who have experienced substantial weight gain over many years were more likely to develop obesity-related cancers, a new study suggests.
New Study Says That Having Family Meals With TV On Is Unhealthy
From haunted houses, carved pumpkins or filling up your bellies with sweets, the Halloween season has become one of the most-celebrated and spookiest holidays of the year. However, did you know that the tradition of trick or treating has a bizarre, strange history?
A new research suggests that drinking two or more sweetened beverages per day could increase the risk of type-2 diabetes.
The World Health Organization has urged countries to raise the tax on sugary drinks to combat obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. The WHO believes that lowering consumption of sodas, sports drinks, juices, etc., is an effective way to minimize obesity and diabetes cases.
Highlighting the conflict of interest, sponsorship provided by two known soda companies to health organizations has been identified as a new so-called marketing strategy, recent study shows after disclosing a list of institutions on a research paper recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Researchers estimate up to 268 million children to be overweight by 2025, including 91 million that can be counted as obese.
From Nigella Lawson to Jamie Oliver, a new study takes a look at the recipes of these famous TV chefs, revealing that what you see on TV or read in cookbooks are not that healthy, and in fact, may be worse than prepackaged meals from Tesco.