Juice Fasting: Pros and Cons
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  May 17, 2018  
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 Juice Fasting: Pros and ConsJuice Fasting: Pros and Cons
 
Juice fasting involves following a diet that is mostly made up of fruit and vegetable puree. It can be both beneficial and harmful depending on how long it is undertaken for.
 
   Paleo Diet: What to EatPaleo Diet: What to Eat
 
Individuals who follow the paleo diet try to consume food similar to that of a caveman from 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago. It is thought that cavemen and hunter-gatherers had an extremely varied diet, not unlike the native diets of all indigenous cultures.
 
   Short sleep linked to obesity in children and adolescentsShort sleep linked to obesity in children and adolescents
 
Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when they grow older and are more likely to become overweight or obese.
 
 Long-term exposure to cold temperatures reduces diabetes and obesity, shows study
 
Long-term exposure to cold temperatures reduces diabetes and obesity, shows studyA new study in fat cells has revealed a molecular mechanism that controls how lifestyle choices and the external environment affect gene expression. This mechanism includes potential targets for next-generation drug discovery efforts to treat metabolic diseases including diabetes and obesity.
 
 
 Study: Hot spots of type 1 diabetes found in food swamps
 
Study: Hot spots of type 1 diabetes found in food swampsHot spots of type 1 diabetes in New York City are found in food swamps, areas with a higher proportion of fast food restaurants, for children and adults with type 1 diabetes according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of the Endocrine Society.
 
 
 Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefits
 
Vegetarian diet and Mediterranean diet close to each other in health benefitsAt present, the Mediterranean diet is considered to be one of the healthiest diets that provide multiple benefits to the heart as well as aiding in losing weight.
 
 
 Unhealthy diet damages the development of immature fat cells, study shows
 
Unhealthy diet damages the development of immature fat cells, study shows24 hours. This is all it takes for a so-called precursor fat cell to have its 'epigenetic recipe' on how to correctly develop into a mature fat cell, reprogrammed.
 
 
 Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorption
 
Western diets promote bacterial growth in the small intestine, increase fat digestion and absorptionA researcher at Midwestern University led a new study showing that Western diets, high in fat and simple sugar, promote the growth of bacteria in the small intestine that increase fat digestion and absorption.
 
 
 Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity warn researchers
 
Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity warn researchersWhile people are getting more and more health conscious they are increasingly bending in favor of artificial sweeteners especially zero-calorie ones. New research has found that these replacements for sugar are likely to cause health changes which may be associated with diabetes and obesity.
 
 
 Researchers uncover how obesity leads to cancer in epithelial cells
 
Researchers uncover how obesity leads to cancer in epithelial cellsA new study led by researchers at Hokkaido University has shown that obesity may enhance the progression of cancer, while aspirin may protect against it.
 
 
 Higher consumption of fish linked to better neurological health
 
Higher consumption of fish linked to better neurological healthA new study from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, shines more light on the link between consumption of fish and better long-term neurological health.