The gut microbiota is the hottest of hot research fields today. The microbes that inhabit our intestine are more than passive freeloaders living off the food we eat. With a thriving mix of beneficial bacteria, our gut microbiome can keep us healthy.
If you have had close connection to a child with ADHD, then intuition says that all of that unfocussed physical activity should surely translate into a lower body weight. Showing that intuition is not always right, tracking of the health and weight of children with ADHD into adolescence has surprisingly found that these children are at […]
As surprising as it may sound, for some people the problem of weight gain may lie right on the tip of their tongue. There are many things that can influence a person’s desire for food. When given a choice between foods, the desire to choose one food over another is closely linked to taste and […]
The evidence linking sugar-sweetened drinks and weight gain has been growing for many years. Now the most comprehensive review to date has firmly laid the blame for these drinks as being a major culprit for weight gain. Drinking too many drinks high in sugar is clearly not a good thing to do if someone was […]
The realm of weight loss is one where beliefs and myths abound. It seems everyone from the public to expert dietitians have views and beliefs around the causes of obesity, with these not always being supported by good science. Coming from a firm scientific evidence footing, an eminent group of 20 respected obesity researchers scoured […]