Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows
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(Maria Cohut/ Medical News Today) — According to data that the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases have cited, in the United States, more than one in three adults are overweight.

The same is true for obesity — more than one in three U.S. adults live with this condition, which  …

Middle-age obesity shaves five years off life, study suggests
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Having a little junk in your trunk might shorten your life span by five years.
 
(Eddie Chau/ Healthing) — A study conducted by researchers from Northwestern University in Chicago suggests that being obese in middle age could cost a person up to five years of life.

According to the Daily Mail, researchers studied about  …

Eating less fat may save your hair
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(Science Daily)  — Researchers have uncovered a molecular mechanism behind why obesity can lead to hair thinning. They found that stem cells within hair follicles in mice given a high-fat diet behaved differently from those in mice with a standard diet.

It’s well known that obesity is linked to the development  …

Canada food guide to get major overhaul
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“Amid criticism that Canada’s Food Guide was influenced too heavily by industry and too little by solid research,” the Canadian Nurse website notes that “Health Canada is conducting a comprehensive revision of the guide as part of a broader strategy for healthy eating in Canada.”

“The current food guide  …