- Confused About What To Eat? You're Not Alone, But Science Instead Of Hype Can Help
Do you feel like nutritionists are always changing their minds? Do you want science-based information about diet but don’t know whom or what to believe? If you’re nodding in agreement, you’re not alone: More than 80% of Americans are befuddled. Yet it’s a ...
Article - The Conversation - Jun 30 2020 - 2:45pm
- Obesity Is A Co-Morbidity In Everything, Including COVID-19
Coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it brings does not discriminate on race, creed, or color, but it does target people with pre-existing conditions. Like age, respiratory issues, and obesity, which are risk factors for nearly everything. And that can tra ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 6 2020 - 3:49pm
- Asthma Doesn't Increase Risk Or Severity Of COVID-19
Though old age, respiratory issues, blood clots, and obesity are risk factors for likelihood and severity of COVID-19, one group in the respiratory section needn't worry more; asthmatics. Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contra ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 6 2020 - 4:31pm
- For Moms With COVID-19 And The Medical Community, Race And Ethnicity Are Irrelevant
Though there is concern about inequality in outcomes when it comes to medicine, how much is due to lifestyle choices and the co-morbidities they bring and if any is prejudice by care providers is unclear. Yet data can inform smaller populations. And an ana ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 21 2020 - 4:57pm
- Nerves Embedded In Body Fat Boost Its Calorie-Burning Capacity
There is no magic food that causes weight gain, in every study people who consume fewer calories than they burn lose weight while people who consume more gain it. Energy balance, like evolution and Einstein, has survived all challengers. Yet the biology u ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2020 - 1:06pm
- Americans Are Consuming Less Sugar Than In Decades
Though the world is facing on obesity crisis, at least in the U.S. the culprit is not sugar, it's too many calories of other kinds. Americans are actually eating less sugar than two decades ago, partially thanks to non-nutritive sweeteners. The analys ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 29 2020 - 11:38am
- Marriage Is Healthy For Men But Bad For Women? Results Show The Opposite
Men who live alone and have a smaller social network are less likely to be obese than women who have the same lifestyle, according to results found in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging survey. This debunks the cultural trope that marriage is worse f ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 31 2020 - 12:21pm
- Chemistry of Disappearing Alcohol: Your Body the Culprit or the Victim?
Most people drink alcoholic beverages without actually knowing what happens to it as it enters into their body. "A hangover" is a common thing alcohol drinkers know, or maybe they have heard that it is the culprit of many car accidents, some liv ...
Blog Post - Camilo Tabinas - Jul 31 2020 - 10:07pm
- The Real Victims Of The Vaping Anti-Flavor Crusade Are Former Smokers- Opinion
The public was sold a false bill of goods by “grassroots” anti-vaping activists when they crusaded against e-cigarettes and e-cigarette flavors in front of city councils, state houses and the U.S. Congress throughout 2019. We were told that the seductivel ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 4 2020 - 11:40am
- COVID-19 Does Not Transmit Like Simulated Flu- UK's Policy Fact Checked Against WHO Recommendations And Scientific Evidence
The UK’s policy is based on a model such as is used in pandemic simulations. The (simulated) influenza in this model is an upper respiratory tract infection, and is airborne which means you can get it just by breathing the air of someone who is near you. ...
Article - Robert Walker - Aug 6 2020 - 12:14pm