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Obesity treatment results from understanding glucose cravings


9 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The mechanisms behind our desire for glucose-rich foods has been unveiled, leading to potentially better treatments for obesity, scientists announced. Researchers at Imperial College London conducted experiments on rats and found the mechanism that detects how much glucose reaches our brain. Consequently, the animals are prompted to seek more glucose…

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Regular, decaf coffee equally good for the liver, new study finds


13 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Drinking coffee in moderation has long been connected to improved hepatic function, but recent discovery shows caffeine is not the key active compound. Dr. Qian Xiao from the U.S National Cancer Institute lead a research study focusing on the impact of regular coffee consumption on enzymes linked to liver health.…