Category Archives: Research

The Carbohydrate Conundrum

In the best selling book EatPrayLove, the lead character proclaims that “no carb should be left behind”. For some reason that eludes me, the eating of carbohydrates that has been heralded as the optimal (and forbidden) dining experience by women. In fact, there is even such a term as carborexia, which is best explained at [...]

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Obesity May Affect Feelings of Fullness

According to a new study, obese individuals may not have the same feelings of fullness after a meal due to a disruption in the release of a hormone called glucagon. Here we explore the implications of these findings. The study, which was published in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, was a prospective study that [...]

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Fizzy Drinks are the Enemy

For a healthy lifestyle, it is important to acknowledge the little habits of ours that damage our health that we might not be able to see straight away. Most of use exercise regularly (on and off), try to eat healthily every day and have regular medical check-ups. However, when was the last time you had [...]

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