Diet Can Affect Family Genes for Generations

In part 1 of this blog, I discussed how dietary changes can alter gene expression and how those epigenetic changes can be mediated from one generation to the next by fetal programming. This is very clear from animal studies.

Fish Oil and Impact on Fat Loss

One of the best ways to reduce cellular inflammation in the fat cells is by increasing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids.

A New Obesity Suspect: Your Daily Coffee

The number of overweight and obese has been remarkably stable for the past several years at about two-thirds of the adult population, but a greater number of adults are moving from a classification of being simply overweight to being labeled as obese. Maybe there's a new suspect.

Omega-3s Improve Blood Pressure

It was recognized many years ago that fish oil has a dose-dependent effect on lowering blood pressure. So how does it do it? There are a lot of different ways.

Gastric Bypass Surgery: A Solution or Admitting Defeat?

Last week the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced that gastric bypass surgery is a cost-effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. This marks the first time in modern medicine that cutting out normal tissue is now considered good medicine.