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Scientists discover how to flick on the 'fat burning switch' in your brain

Scientists discover how to flick on the 'fat burning switch' in your brain

Researchers at Melbourne's Monash University have identified neurons that signal to the body to swap between either storing fat or burning it ” and the most exciting part for dieters is that it can be 'turned on' or 'turned off.' Associate Professor Zane Andrews explained that when we are on a restricted … Continue reading Scientists discover how to flick on the 'fat burning switch' in your brain

Comedian Kim Shin Young shares before and after photos of her weight loss

Comedian Kim Shin Young shares before and after photos of her weight loss

When she debuted, Kim Shin Young was known for her plump appearance, but since then, she's lost quite a bit of weight. On February 6, she shared the below photos with the message, “They say succeeding at a diet is the best lottery ticket, but I think it was a lottery ticket for health in my case. lol.” Continue reading Comedian Kim Shin Young shares before and after photos of her weight loss

Weight loss surgery to be covered by nat'l health insurance

Weight loss surgery to be covered by nat'l health insurance

The Ministry of Health and Welfare and the National Health Insurance Service said insurance coverage will be provided for weight loss surgery, such as lap-band, gastric bypass and other surgical treatments. A growing number of South Koreans are struggling with their body weight, with the obesity rate … Continue reading Weight loss surgery to be covered by nat'l health insurance

The global weight loss supplement market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.63% during the …

The global weight loss supplement market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.63% during the …

Weight Loss Supplement are the type of supplement used to reduce body weight by increasing the metabolism and decreasing apetite. … Technavio's analysts forecast the global weight loss supplement market to grow at a CAGR of 5.63% during the period 2018-2022. Covered in this report. The report … Continue reading The global weight loss supplement market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.63% during the …

'Diet pills nearly killed me': The shocking side-effects of weight loss supplements

'Diet pills nearly killed me': The shocking side-effects of weight loss supplements

The 32-year-old, who felt pressure to be thin, was rushed to hospital ten times during her slimming pill spell. During one of these experiences, she had a brush with death as her heart rate soared to over 200bpm. Following the traumatic ordeal, the dieting addict spoke about the dangers on Channel 5's … Continue reading 'Diet pills nearly killed me': The shocking side-effects of weight loss supplements

The body's own bathroom scales: New understanding of obesity

The body's own bathroom scales: New understanding of obesity

Researchers have found evidence for the existence of an internal body weight sensing system. This system operates like bathroom scales, registering body weight and thereby fat mass. More knowledge about the sensing mechanism could lead to a better understanding of the causes of obesity as well as new anti-obesity drugs. Continue reading The body's own bathroom scales: New understanding of obesity

Parental diet affects offspring immunity: Meta-analysis

Parental diet affects offspring immunity: Meta-analysis

A multidisciplinary wide-ranging study across the animal kingdom has found a close relationship exists between parents’ diets and the immunity of offspring, with implications for wildlife conservation and animal husbandry as well as human health. Continue reading Parental diet affects offspring immunity: Meta-analysis

January dieters might be tempted by these risky quick fixes

January dieters might be tempted by these risky quick fixes

Sarah-Jayne Walker became “obsessed” with slimming pills bought online, before quitting them and eventually losing two stone through sensible dieting. She told the MHRA: “I used to spend hours searching the web for what I thought were the right diet pills, ones that said they'd work straight away and … Continue reading January dieters might be tempted by these risky quick fixes