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Excess body fat increases the risk of depression

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The study looked at the specific relationship between the amount of body fat and the risk of depression Carrying ten kilograms of excess body fat increases the risk of depression by seventeen per cent and the more fat, the greater the probability of developing depression, these are the conclusion from…

National Nutrition Month: 6 High-Protein Foods You Must Add To Your Diet Today

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Dietary protein plays a crucial role in healthy weight management, in addition to that, it also helps build muscle and improve hair growth. National Nutrition Month commenced on 1st September. The month aims at educating people about the importance of eating healthy and having a nutritional eating plan in place.…

Obesity treatment helps patients safely lose weight by reducing blood flow to the stomach, trials show

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Procedure limits the release of hunger-producing hormones by blocking off arteries to the stomach with small spheres and avoids complex surgery A procedure which helps obese people to lose weight by reducing blood flow to the stomach could become a cheaper and less risky alternative to other surgeries, a clinical trial suggests.…

Poor diet can lead to blindness, case study shows

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An extreme case of “fussy” or “picky” eating caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a new case report published today in Annals of Internal Medicine. The University of Bristol researchers who examined the case recommend clinicians consider nutritional optic neuropathy in any patients with unexplained vision symptoms and poor diet,…