Research has added more credibility to the debate that lengthy periods of sitting can be hazardous to health. An international study that surveyed over 100,000 people from 21 countries discovered that individuals who sat for 6 to 8 hours every day had a 12 to 13% elevated risk for heart disease
A study of over 90,000 postmenopausal women has revealed that individuals who consumed a minimum of one sugar-sweetened drink every day experienced a 78% higher liver cancer risk in comparison to individuals consuming less than 3 monthly servings of sugar-sweetened drinks.
Dementia is one of the main reasons for dependency and disability in elderly individuals globally, which affects behaviors and thinking as one gets older. Genetic research indicates a direct association between vitamin D deficiency and dementia.
The liver is an important organ, basically functioning as a detoxifier. It filters everything entering the body and gets rid of harmful substances. The liver can become overburdened whenever the level of toxins or harmful chemicals entering the body exceeds the extent that the liver can process.
Researchers have found that a high-fat diet increases the metabolism of fructose in the small intestine, resulting in a fructose-specific metabolite known as glycerate released into circulation. The circulating glycerate can then result in damage to the pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin,
According to a prospective observational study presented by the Fatty Acid Research Institute, individuals having a higher blood level of DHA omega-3 fatty acids are 49% less likely to get Alzheimer’s disease compared to individuals with lower levels of DHA.
Researchers have found that tobacco cigarette smokers developed heart failure at double the rate of individuals who never smoked. This higher rate took place in 2 major heart failure subtypes and confirms that smoking cigarettes poses a significant risk factor for both subtypes.