Apples and Nuts Reduce Inflammation

A recent study showed that soluble fibre had a significant effect on inflammation. Two groups of mice were put on a low fat diet and one group was given soluble fibre while the other group wasn't. The mice were then injected with a microbial challenge. The soluble fibre group had 50% less symptoms than the other group and recovered 50% faster. This … [Read more...]

Are Stressed Animals Making Us Fat?

It has long been known that there is a strong link between chronic stress and obesity, but recent research has indicated that in addition to the stresses and strains of our own lives, the stress of the animals, fish and possibly the plants that we eat may also be contributing to our excess weigh - a concept called xenohormesis. Increasing pressures … [Read more...]

An hour of exercise 5 times a week needed for weight loss

A new study has found that Women who want to lose weight and keep it off need to exercise for almost an hour, five days a week. Researchers found that a 55-minute regime was the minimum needed to keep up a 10percent drop in weight. Only a quarter of the 200 women involved in the study managed to lose this amount. Research suggests a … [Read more...]

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