Matt Ambrose

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Why lectins are a bigger weight loss enemy than carbs, according to a cardiologist

One minute it’s carbohydrates, the next it’s gluten and/or dairy and before you know it even avocados are suspect… when it comes to weight loss, the …

Weight Loss

How fat absorption is directed by specific bacteria in the small intestine

An exciting new study has examined how bacteria in the small intestine help digest and absorb high-fat foods. The novel research suggests that in the …

Wellness

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

Weight Loss

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. …

Diabetes

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

While nutritional science offers a wealth of research on eating right, it can also confuse you with its contradictory findings. For instance — while …

Nutrition

Meet The Low-GI, Energy-Boosting Natural Sweetener That's Going To Change Your Life

Having the energy to enjoy exercise and being able to experience a feeling of balance in your mind and body are key to overall wellness. Fueling your …

Nutrition

Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain

A circadian code controls the switch that produces fat cells, according to a new study by Stanford researchers.<p>New research provides the first …

Neuroscience

Newly discovered metabolic mechanism could be an off-switch for inflammation

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a new metabolic process involved in the immune system's inflammatory processes. The discovery …

Immune System

These Viral Before and After Photos Show How Much Weight People Have Lost on the Keto Diet

Just wow.<p>You've probably been hearing a lot lately about the ketogenic diet. This low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein meal plan puts your body in a …

Diabetes

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Kim Jong-un

Science Just Gave You A Brain-Boosting Reason To Eat Kale

For everyone who really wants to like kale, but really doesn’t–science just handed you a reason to at least pretend that you like it. A new study suggests that a particular nutrient in kale—and spinach, eggs and avocados—is a potential brain booster, especially for those middle-age and older.<p>The …

Middle Age

Could Genetically Engineered Bacteria in Your Colon Replace Vitamins?

It's easy to forget how horrifying the effects of a vitamin deficiency can be. Each year, up to 500,000 children in the developing world go blind …

Getting Fit | How to get Fit, Fitness at 40, Fitness at 50

It’s obvious to anyone over 40 and 50, staying fit isn’t as easy as it used to be. At middle age, it seems that our bodies have priorities other than …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10 Tips To Stay Fit Over Age 50 - Scooby's Home Workouts

I am in my mid fifties and I consider myself in the best shape of my life now even though I have been active in sports and in great shape my whole …

Habitat for Humanity

From skipping dinner to the at-home enema kit, would you try the new spring detox?

Allow me to disclose the downside of those fancily priced ashrams, spas and well-being retreats (funny no one calls them ‘fat farms’ any more): it’s impossible to live up to them when back in the real world. I’m not doing them down – I’ve learnt a lot from them – but not being able to stick with …

Living Life Intelligently

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

Scientists Say You Should Do This Exercise at Least Twice a Week to Make Your Brain Work Better

Engaging in <b>regular weightlifting</b> could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists. As …

Humanity