Type 2 diabetes affects over four million people in the UK and those numbers are growing every day. Lifestyle plays a huge role in developing the condition and with obesity at an all time high, a new UK National Health Service (NHS) backed app hopes to get Britons healthier and reduce their risk of developing the condition.
New research suggested that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, those who achieved greatest success in terms of weight loss demonstrated more activity in the brain regions of the lateral prefrontal cortex associated with self-control. The results of the study were published in Cell Metabolism.
Swimming for weight loss: Swimming may not be the first activity that pops to mind when you think of weight loss, but fitness experts say it is a useful aerobic activity for overall fitness and toning. Swimming also burns fat long after your session.
You may be exercising regularly and eating healthy meals to reach your weight loss goals faster. But if you turn to junk food while snacking, you’re not likely to see progress. Read on to know which foods are approved by experts.
Pancreatic cancer symptoms include stomach and back pain, nausea and blood clots. For diabetes type 2 sufferers, they are at greater risk of developing the condition owing to their symptoms. You should do this to lower your risk.
A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study finds that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Mediterranean diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding.