Diet & Fitness


Baby-Face-090816.jpg More evidence has come to light that babies born via C-section may be more likely to develop obesity later in life. For the study researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston reviewed health records of children born via C-section as they developed into adulthood.

alcohol-glass-090816.jpg Alcohol dependence could potentially be reversed, according to a new study from researchers at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. For the study the researchers discovered that a compound called amygdala was able to effectively turn off alcohol dependency after they had become addicted. "It's like they forgot they were dependent [on alcohol]."

Wikikuva-082616.jpg Too many hours of sitting may be dangerous even for those with active lifestyles, according to a new study from researcher at the Center for Cardiovascular Lifestyle Medicine at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. "All studies are indicating that moving more throughout the day -- in addition to getting the recommended 30 minutes of moderate activity on a daily basis . . ."

Glass-of-water-082616.jpg Replacing even just one sugary beverage a day with water could significantly improve health, according to a new study from researchers at Virginia Tech. For the study the researches pulled data from the 2007-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. "We found that among US adults who consume one serving of sugar-sweetened beverages per day . . ."

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