Metabolic-Syndrome

Keep up with your weight loss goals with daily weighing

According to research presented in the American Heart Association’s 2018 scientific meeting, daily weighing may help with weight loss goals. People who don’t weigh themselves at all or rarely were less likely to lose weight than those who weighed themselves often, Researchers examined the self-weighing patterns of 1,042 adults (78 percent male, 90 percent white, average …

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Study finds effectiveness of fasting diet (5:2 diet) in clearing fat

Researchers from the University of Surrey examined the effectiveness of the 5:2 diet vs. daily calorie restriction diet. They found that 5:2 diet clears triglycerides from blood quicker after eating meals. Their findings are published in British Journal of Nutrition reports. The study divided overweight people into two groups. One group was assigned 5:2 diet …

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Gut microbiome shown to protect against type 2 diabetes

New study form the University of Eastern Finland showed that a high concentration of indolepropionic acid in the serum protects against type 2 diabetes. Indolepropionic acid is a metabolite produced by intestinal bacteria, and its production is boosted by a whole grain products and fibre-rich diet. According to the researchers, the discovery provides additional insight …

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Research on Allulose, a rare naturally occuring sugar show promise as healthy alternative to Sucrose

Animal research have shown that low calorie natural sugars like allulose could help regulate glucose levels. Researchers are now trying to find out how it works, and their findings are reported in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Sucrose is the natural sweetener what everyone refer to when sugar is on the ingredient list. Allulose, which …

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Benefits of continuously monitoring blood glucose in Diabetic patients

Researchers have found that significantly decreased blood sugar levels over time  and increased well-being are just some of the results of a long-term study at Sahlgrenska Academy of continuous glucose monitoring in persons with type 1 diabetes. “This is one of few new treatments in recent decades which significantly reduces blood sugar levels for persons with …

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Vitamin E requirements increased in people suffering from metabolic syndrome

New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E – which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this condition that’s often related to obesity. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition also made it clear that conventional …

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