Standardized botanical composition UP601 can suppress appetite better than other weight loss supplements, says study

One of the keys to good health is maintaining a healthy weight. Time and again, health experts have emphasized the importance of weight management, as excessive fat accumulation — better known as obesity — is linked to life-threatening diseases, such as hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease and stroke. However, keeping off weight is easier said than done. … Continue reading Standardized botanical composition UP601 can suppress appetite better than other weight loss supplements, says study

Understanding the importance of the human endocannabinoid system for healthy aging

In this article, a researcher at the University of California, Davis discussed current knowledge of the key components of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) that contribute to appetite and influence energy metabolism, as well as dietary factors that affect the activation of cannabinoid receptors and their impact on the brain. This review was published in the journal Nutrition Research. … Continue reading Understanding the importance of the human endocannabinoid system for healthy aging

Clinical trials prove the effectiveness of reiki in relieving pain

Clinical trials have shown the ability of reiki — a Japanese healing practice — to provide pain relief. According to the Center for Reiki Research (CRR), a pilot study was conducted to measure the effects of reiki on 46 patients undergoing knee replacement surgery. The participants were divided into three groups: one received reiki treatment, the second a sham reiki (placebo) … Continue reading Clinical trials prove the effectiveness of reiki in relieving pain

Evaluation of the appetite suppression efficacy of well-known supplements for weight loss

In this study, American and South Korean researchers evaluated the appetite suppression efficacy of well-known natural ingredients in the weight-loss market. They reported their findings in an article published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements. A change in the balance between food intake and energy expenditure is believed to be a hallmark of obesity.Today, many plant-based … Continue reading Evaluation of the appetite suppression efficacy of well-known supplements for weight loss

Reversing diabetes may be possible if patients lose weight within the first 5 years of diagnosis: Study

Type 2 diabetics who lose weight in the first year after their diagnosis have a higher likelihood of remission, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The conventional medical industry uses the term “remission” to mean reversal of diabetes. First author Hajira Dambha-Miller, a physician from Cambridge’s Department of Public Health and Primary Care, said that people who … Continue reading Reversing diabetes may be possible if patients lose weight within the first 5 years of diagnosis: Study

5 Tips for a successful keto diet

Many people desire instant results when they’re trying to lose weight, but it’s called a “journey” for a reason. If you want to achieve your weight goal, you’ll have to put in the work and be consistent about it. One sustainable weight loss strategy is to follow a certain diet. Diets come with a set of … Continue reading 5 Tips for a successful keto diet

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Fad diets are often made to take advantage of people who want to lose a few pounds the “easy” way. But if you want to improve your eating habits and lose weight naturally, consider learning about the Ayurvedic diet and mindful eating. What is an Ayurvedic diet? The Ayurvedic diet is based on the principles of … Continue reading Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Intermittent fasting 101: How many hours do you have to fast to reap its benefits?

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a popular eating pattern that offers several benefits, such as promoting weight loss and the burning of fats via ketosis. IF can also minimize inflammation by triggering processes like autophagy. But how long do you need to fast before you experience any of its benefits? Experiencing the benefits of IF may take time for … Continue reading Intermittent fasting 101: How many hours do you have to fast to reap its benefits?

Curb cravings with fruit: Eat natural sugars to break bad food habits and wean yourself off added sugars

There are many things about fruits that make them such great health foods. For one, they are rich in essential nutrients that the body requires to perform important processes. Fruits are also generous sources of antioxidant compounds that help protect cells and boost your immune system. But there’s another reason why fruits are an integral part of a … Continue reading Curb cravings with fruit: Eat natural sugars to break bad food habits and wean yourself off added sugars

Mediterranean diets have medicinal benefits: Olive leaf extract can reduce your risk of several diseases

Olive leaf extract comes from the olive tree, the same tree where olive oil comes from. People in the Mediterranean region have used olive leaves as a staple in their diet and in traditional medicine. A growing body of evidence has shown that the olive leaf extracts are a natural source of wellness with therapeutic properties. … Continue reading Mediterranean diets have medicinal benefits: Olive leaf extract can reduce your risk of several diseases