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Dietary meat fats and burden of cardiovascular disease risk factors in the elderly: a report from the MEDIS Study.

High intake of diets rich in meat fats may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in elderly people.

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Greater whole grain intake is associated with lower risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and weight gain.

High intakes of whole grains and dietary fibers may confer significant protection against the development of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity.

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Controlling Weight with Circadian Rhythms

Controlling Weight with Circadian Rhythms
"It's not nice to fool Mother Nature," said the Chiffon margarine commercial of the 1970s. According to Chiffon, it was possible to "fool Mother Nature," but if we did it — said the commercial — we would suffer the consequences. Today, we know that margarine is definitely not the health food we all thought it...
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Is Obesity a National Security Issue?

Is Obesity a National Security Issue?
"The single biggest disqualifier is obesity," says the general in charge of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. Ten percent of eligible young people ages 17-24 applying to fight for our country are too obese or otherwise unfit to join the military. In an interview with CNN, Maj. General Allen Batschelet points out that while there...
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Is GERD a Symptom of a Hiatal Hernia?

Is GERD a Symptom of a Hiatal Hernia?
Half of the adults living in America who consume the rich Western diet have permanently stretched the diaphragm that separates the abdominal cavity from the thoracic cavity. Many patients are unaware that they have stretched their diaphragm; some experience symtoms when others do not. This condition is commonly seen in adults over the age of...
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The nutritional and health benefits of pulses in relation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Eating large quantities of pulses may lower the cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease risk.

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Obesity/insulin resistance is associated with endothelial dysfunction

Obesity and insulin resistance may promote the development of atherosclerosis and endothelial dysfunction.

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Free fatty acids and skeletal muscle insulin resistance.

Free fatty acids are associated with insulin resistance and lipid accumulation in skeletal muscles.

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Dietary fat and body weight control.

High dietary fat consumption may increase the risk of weight gain and obesity.

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Popular diets: correlation to health, nutrition, and obesity.

Vegetarian diets are associated with low body mass index and obesity risk.

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Impact of male obesity on infertility: a critical review of the current literature.

Obesity is associated with male infertlity.

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BMI in relation to sperm count: an updated systematic review and collaborative meta-analysis.

Obese and overweight men may have greater risk of developing azoospermia and oligozoospermia.

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