Weight management and bread
The public at large thinks that eating bread is an easy way to add weight. In fact when many decide they have to lose a few pounds the first food to be reduced or banned altogether from their diet is bread. However as bread consumption has gone down obesity is increasing.Read more »
Is red and processed meat causing cancer?
A Working Group comprising of 22 scientists from ten countries gathered in Lyon, France (at International Agency for Research on Cancer) to discuss the influence that the consumption of red meat and processed meat has on carcinogenicity. In order to do that the Group inspected more than 800 studies which examined the relation of cancer with eating red and processed meat.Read more »
Does exercising on an empty stomach reduce fat more?
In order to be most effective in losing weight it is best to combine energy intake reduction with regular exercise. A regiment of both diet and exercise is more effective in the short term and in the long term; that is we are more likely to steadily lose weight now and keep it low in the future. While the above have become common place…Read more »
Does my obesity say something about my spouse and vice versa?
How much does the people we live with influence our eating habits and healthy living? We’ve seen in the past that the Body Mass Index and obesity are positively related in couples. That is true especially for couples who have lived together for a long time.Read more »
Mediterranean diet and cardiodiabesity
There is a relatively new term called cardiodiabesity. It underlines the connection of cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity, the metabolic syndrome (MetS) and type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Insulin resistance, hyperglycaemia, μεσογειακη διαιταabdominal obesity, dyslipidaemia, hypertension are some of the factors that connect them. Apart from highlighting this link, the term also indicates that each should be viewed in combination with the rest.Read more »