Tag: Fat

Largest Study Of Its Kind Shows Eating Fat Is The Only Cause Of Weight Gain

A new study found that fat alone causes the worst long-term weight gain. Even carbohydrates with 30 percent sugar and carbohydrates combined with fat were found to not have as much of an impact as fat alone.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 16, 2018

Older Adults That Are 'Skinny Fat' May Develop Dementia

Scientists believe that adults that are considered to be skinny fat may develop dementia later on in their life. The researchers conducted tests on over 300 people to test this theory.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 2018

The Keto Question: What Fats Are Ideal For This Diet?

Here are ideal fat sources while on a ketogenic diet, according to nutrition coach Amber - Fitness FT. These high-quality fats just might be what you need while on a low-carb, high-fat diet for weight loss or another health goal.

June 28, 2018

Gene That Makes You Eat More Sugar Might Also Help You Lose Fat

Years ago, scientists discovered that a variation of the FGF21 gene makes people eat more sugar. Now, they’ve discovered that it could lower body fat, too.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2018

Extra Body Fat Linked To Increased Breast Cancer Risk In Women With Normal Weight

Higher body fat level is linked to increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women with normal BMI. How do fat cells influence odds for developing estrogen receptor-positive cancer?

Public Health January 27, 2018

High Fat Diet May Help In Weight Loss: Study

A new study showed that a diet high in fat may help in losing weight. The researchers discovered a method in which altering the Hedgehog pathway signaling system, resulted in suppressing obesity.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 6, 2017

Buh-Bye Diet? Ketone Drink Can Burn Fat And Supercharge Your Body

HVMN's ketone drink can increase the level of fat-burning ketones in the body, often achieved through the ketogenic diet. How much does a shot-sized bottle of HVMN Ketone cost?

Healthy Living/Wellness November 11, 2017

Here Are The Most Obese States In America

The report conducted by WalletHub revealed the states with the highest obese and overweight individuals. The findings provide a more local perspective on the prevalence of obesity in the United States.

Public Health November 7, 2017

CRISPR Gene-Editing Tool Creates Pigs With 24 Percent Less Body Fat

Using CRISPR, scientists in China created pigs with the UPC1 gene. Besides having less body fat, the genetically modified animals also have other characteristics that can benefit pig farmers.

Feature | Science October 25, 2017

This Skin Patch Melts Fat In Mice (No, You Can't Use It Yet)

The new medicated skin patch promotes fat browning in mice and holds promise in burning unwanted fat deposits such as love handles. It may also treat diabetes and obesity.

Biotech September 16, 2017

High Fat Intake Linked To Lower Risk For Stroke And Premature Death: Large Diet Study

A large diet study involving more than 135,000 people from 18 countries showed that carbohydrates, not fats, are bad for the health. Low-fat diet was tied to higher risk for early death.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 30, 2017

Love Eating Pizza, Burgers? Study Says High-Fat Meals Can Ruin Your Metabolism

A new study suggests eating too much meals that are high in saturated fat may destroy your liver metabolism. Researchers warn that high-fat meals can lead to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Researchers Identify Brain Hormone That Triggers Fat Burning

Researchers have identified the brain hormone responsible for triggering the gut’s fat-burning process. Their findings open up new health possibilities as scientists now have another drug target to consider in an effort to facilitate fat burning.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 28, 2017

Melanoma Mutation Found To Thrive On Fat, Not Glucose

More than 60 percent of melanoma cases are due to a mutation called BRAF V600E. According to researchers, the mutation particularly thrives on fat, taking a different route that other cancer mutations usually take for growth and development.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 17, 2017

Fat Found To Promote Growth Of Specialized Blood Vessel ‘Road’ Supporting Spread Of Cancer

A number of factors can affect the rate at which cancer cells spread in the body. Now, researchers have discovered that specialized blood vessel 'roads' have a hand in promoting cancer metastasis.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2016

Burning More Fat But Less Glucose Could Lead To Diabetes, Says Study

There really is a right time for everything. Burning more fat but less glucose offers energy benefits, but researchers have also found that it can lead to higher chances of diabetes developing depending on when exercise is carried out.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 27, 2016

Turning Off Fat Protein Improves Blood Sugar, Reduces Body Fat: Study

Fatty liver disease and obesity typically coincide. Now, researchers have found that turning off a protein in liver and fat tissues can have a hand in improving blood sugar levels and reducing body fat.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2016

High-Fat Diet Found To Fuel Cancer Metastasis By Feeding Cancer-Spreading Protein

A high-fat diet has been associated with negative health effects before but researchers have also now linked fatty meals to increased chances of metastasis in various cancer types.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 9, 2016

Saturated Fats May Not Be That Bad After All: Analysis Found Sugar Industry Manipulated Heart Studies

Documents from the 1960s revealed why cardiovascular diseases are primarily blamed on saturated fats. The Sugar Research Foundation paid researchers to conduct studies that would downplay the role of sugar on heart disease risk.

Public Health September 13, 2016

Electric Shocks Reduce Fats In Chocolate, Make Treat Healthier

Sending electric shocks to cocoa particles improves the flow of liquid chocolate without the need for extra cocoa butter. The process can reduce chocolate's fat content by up to 20 percent.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 26, 2016

Teens Who Like To Eat Fatty Foods May Have Increased Risk For Breast Cancer

Teenage girls who eat high amounts of saturated fats or low amounts of unsaturated fats tend to have greater breast density, which is linked to a higher breast cancer risk later on.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 20, 2016

Drinking Red Wine May Reverse Effects Of Unhealthy Diet

Red wine lovers may have another reason to celebrate. The benefits of resveratrol, a naturally occurring compound found in grape skins, have been revealed in a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 18, 2016

Here's Why Asian Americans Are More At Risk For Type 2 Diabetes

Compared to other people, Asians are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes due to genetics. Asian Americans get the disease at lower weights and at younger ages.

Life April 19, 2016

Food Company To Inform Customers Not To Eat Its Products Every Day

Mars Food Inc. plans to label some of its food as occassional treats since these contain high levels of salt, sugar and fat. This is part of the company's effort to help curb the growing obesity epidemic.

Life April 17, 2016

Full-Fat Dairy Food May Cut Obesity, Diabetes Risk

Consuming full-fat dairy products such as whole milk and cheese may not be that bad at all. Two new studies found a link between intake of full-fat dairy food and reduced risk for diabetes and obesity.

Life April 7, 2016

Diet Can Make A Difference In Your Sleep: Foods That Insomnia Sufferers Should Eat

How does one achieve deep sleep? Diet is key - here are five food groups that establish the important link between diet and sleep, and help one get deep, restorative slumber.

Life January 18, 2016

Blocking Fat Transport Helps Improve Longevity: Study

How fat is used can influence longevity, researchers have found, after analyzing corresponding proteins in worms and mice. This shows, once again, that fat truly does affect health.

Life December 24, 2015

Consuming Walnuts Can Help Improve Your Diet, Lower Diabetes Risk

Study participants given walnuts daily for six months saw their blood vessel function improve and their levels of LDL or “bad” cholesterol decrease - two risk factors for type 2 diabetes. The good fat source also appeared to help improve diet quality.

Life November 27, 2015

Being Fat Makes It Harder To Lose Weight: Fatter People Produce More Protein That Inhibits Depletion Of Fat Cells

Fatter people have a harder time losing weight because of the production of a protein called sLR11. This protein inhibits the body's ability to lose weight and burn calories to produce heat.

Life November 27, 2015

Low Fat Diets Do Not Work For Long Term Weight Loss: Harvard Research Reveals Why

Harvard researchers found low-fat diets do not have long-term benefits for weight control. Health experts suggest high fat, low carb diet regimens work better for long-term weight loss.

Life November 22, 2015

How Fish Oil Benefits You? That Depends On Your Gut Bacteria

A new study found that the intake of fish oil and lard in mice may produce different gut bacteria. Although the study was performed in animals, the researchers hope that they can provide more information regarding the results' applicability in humans.

Life August 31, 2015

Results From Injecting 'Hot Fat' Into Mice Could Help Cure Diabetes

Scientists at UC Berkeley have discovered that brown 'hot fat' implants cause weight reduction in mice. These results might be a huge step toward curing and curbing diseases linked to obesity.

August 21, 2015

Petition Says Facebook Should Remove 'Feeling Fat' As A Status

A petition is urging Facebook to remove the option to post "feeling fat" as a status update along with the chubby emoji.

Internet Culture March 9, 2015

Facebook 'Feeling Fat' Emoticon Gets Thumbs Down: Does It Promote Body Shaming?

Facebook is receiving backlash over its "feeling fat" status, with many advocates suggesting it promotes body shaming and makes fun of people who are overweight.

Life March 8, 2015

Kelly Clarkson On Being Called Fat: 'It Doesn't Bother Me'

American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson is nonchalant about what people may think of her size. She doesn't care if people call her fat.

Movies/TV Shows March 7, 2015

Scientists Suggest That Fat Is The Sixth Taste

Australian scientists suggest that fat should be included in our five tastes since it meets the criteria. The research may also help in battling obesity.

Internet Culture February 12, 2015

Yo Eggs! New Dietary Guidelines Rethinking Cholesterol Risks

For years, dietary guidelines have recommended reducing dietary cholesterol. This advice may soon change as many experts no longer think that cholesterol can significantly influence a healthy person's cholesterol blood level and heart disease risks.

Life February 12, 2015

Pre-breakfast Exercise More Effective for Weight Loss, Helps Burn More Fat: Study

Health experts are in agreement that balanced diet in combination with physical exercise can lead to healthy lifestyle. Researchers suggest that exercising before eating breakfast is more effective for weight loss.

Life January 27, 2015

Healthy Obesity? Fat But Fit? Not for the Long Term, Says Study

The concept of healthy obesity is misleading as healthy obese people tend to become unhealthy obese over time. Healthy obese people are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in comparison to normal-weight healthy people.

Life January 6, 2015

Breathing Out Plays Important Role in Weight Loss: Study

A study confirms that breathing is an important part of weight loss, and it is actually the person's lungs that are the main excretory organ for losing weight. Exercise, however, is still necessary.

Life December 17, 2014

Obesity Pill Turns Bad Fat into Good Fat. Good Enough to Replace Treadmill?

A team of researchers has created a pill using human stem cells, which can potentially convert bad fat into good fat. However, this system does not reap the same benefits as physical exercise.

Life December 10, 2014

Low carb beats low fat diet for weight loss, better heart health: Here's why

In year-long study, low carbs trump low fat as best, healthiest way to lose weight. Key to any diet is committing to stick with it, researchers acknowledge.

Life September 3, 2014

Human milk fat can help preemies get on a healthy track, claims new research

New research claims premature babies may benefit from human milk fat and improve growth wise while in neonatal intensive care units. Study shows cream supplement spurred weight gain.

Life August 17, 2014

Childhood abdominal obesity leveling off, but other types are still increasing

Researchers collected data from a survey and found the the number of children between ages 2 and 18 that are abdominally obese held steady between 2003 and 2012. Abdominal obesity, however, is only one such form of the condition.

Life July 21, 2014

Gene mutations can decrease risk of coronary heart disease, may lead to better treatment

The mutations impact a gene called APOC3, according to research published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, and play into the role of triglycerides, which is a type of fat in human blood. High triglyceride levels are a major factor in heart disease.

Life June 19, 2014

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