Day: September 27, 2018

More than a habit: The formerly obese have increased hunger hormones for two years after dramatic weight loss

Severely obese individuals have more hunger hormones for two years after dramatic weight loss, a study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism discovered. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology who looked at the impact, both short- and long-term, of weight

Microsoft confirms that Microsoft Edge popup is just an experiment

Yesterday we reported that Microsoft is showing a pop-up to users who are trying to install Chrome or Firefox browser. The pop-up was triggered by “app recommendations” option in Windows 10 and asked users to Try Edge before switching to other browsers. Microsoft received a lot of backlash from the users

Recent research PROVES that a gut imbalance destroys your liver; probiotics found to help protect

Don’t underestimate the tiny organisms living in your gut. These bacteria not only affect your ability to digest your food, they can also make or break your chances of contracting and developing liver disease. Recent studies demonstrate the vast importance of a well-balanced microbiome, the microorganisms that call your gut home.

Got the munchies? Nutritionist shares tips for healthy snack choices

Hark! The herald angels sing and they’re telling you to put down that donut. As we approach the holiday season, it has become all the more tempting to indulge in snacks. After all, nutritionists say that snacking is good – healthy, even. There is a difference, however, between mindless snacking and

Reverse smoking damage with fresh apples and tomatoes: Study finds they repair lung tissue and slow aging of the lungs It’s a known fact that smoking

adversely affects the body, particularly the lungs. However, a study discovered a way to reverse the damage caused by smoking. In particular, a diet rich in fresh fruits, such as tomatoes and apples could repair lung tissue and slow the natural aging process of the lungs. A team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins

Researchers CONFIRM: Natural omega-3 fatty acids prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death for Americans. It’s a devastating brain disease that impacts memory, behavior, and thinking, and although its growing prevalence has spurred a rise in research into the illness, there remains no cure. For now, the best thing you can do if

Red cabbage reduces age-related oxidative stress and inflammation

Red cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var capitata rubra) has been found to reduce age-related oxidative stress and inflammation. In the study published in the European Journal of Medicinal Plants, the extracts of red cabbage were examined for their antioxidant and anticholinesterase activity. A team of researchers at Osmania University in India gathered red cabbage

Prevent periodontal disease with the myrobalan, a native fruit of South Asia

You don’t hear a lot of talk about periodontal disease, but it is actually more common than you may think. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine discusses how the ethanol extracts of the myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) (EETC) can be used to remedy the problem. Periodontal disease is a broad term

PUBG crosses 20 million daily active users on mobile

Popular game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has set another record, this time on mobile. PUBG’s parent company, Tencent Games, has confirmed that the mobile game now has 20 million daily active users and the number doesn’t even include players from Japan, Korea and China. The game recently got a new update with Sanhok map and is the

Periodic fasting rapidly stimulates a multitude of healing processes

When you think of starving, everything that comes to mind is likely negative – extreme hunger, weakness, and eventual death. However, periodic starvation is another story entirely as extensive research has shown that temporarily restricting your caloric intake can quickly stimulate several healing responses in the human body. National Institute