Posts Tagged ‘fat loss’
It’s no secret that excess weight can put you at risk for many of today’s fatal illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. But did you know that obesity can send you to an early grave? Shocking, but absolutely true. A study published in the Lancet found that all those burgers, pizza, cakes, and chips that you love so much are quite literally killing you—slowly AND early—due to the fact that excess body fat and an elevated body mass index (BMI) increases your risk of an early death. Researchers looked at findings from nearly 240 studies with a combined […]
Continue reading Eating Your Way to an Early Death?
Posted in: News Briefs
Tags: BMI, fat loss
Two interesting “ages” came about after World War II. The first was the “antiobiotic age” from 1945-1955, thanks to the discovery and use of penicillin. Coincidentally, a new age came about around that same time: the obesity age. While much has been (rightly) made of the alarming increases in overweight and obesity rates doubling and tripling since 1985, studies show that the trend actually started back as early as the end of World War II.1 Yep, right in that “antibiotic age” zone. Coincidence? Not according to a recent study,2 which poses the question: have antibiotics contributed to the rising obesity […]
Continue reading Is Your Antibiotic Making You Fat?
Posted in: Antibiotics, News Briefs
Tags: antibiotics, fat loss
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