Coffee May Help Combat Obesity

New Delhi, 15 Nov (ANI) :A new study has demonstrated that a compound found in coffee may help prevent obesity-related disease. Chlorogenic acid, or CGA specific compound found in coffee significantly reduces insulin resistance and coffee consumption may also lower the risk for chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. : CGA is a powerful antioxidant that helps reducing inflammation and a lot of evidence suggested that obesity-related diseases are caused by chronic inflammation, so if they could control that, they could hopefully offset some of the negative effects of excessive weight gain. Nov 15, 2014

Obesity Pinpointed As Autoimmune Diseases Triggering Cause

New Delhi, 15 Nov (ANI) : A new research has revealed that obesity plays a major role in triggering autoimmune diseases in which the immune system attacks its own body rather than predatory invaders.Obesity leads to a breakdown of the body's protective self-tolerance, creating the optimal environment for autoimmune diseases, and generates a pro-inflammatory environment which is likely to worsen the disease's progression and hinder its treatment.There is a long list of causes of autoimmune disorders which includes infections, smoking, pesticides, lack of vitamins, and so forth but now a new factor has emerged that cannot be ignored which is obesity. Nov 15, 2014

Physically active teens less affected by sugary drinks

New Delhi, 13 Nov (ANI): A new study has indicated that physically active teens are less affected by the moderate consumption of sugary drinks. Moderate consumption of high-fructose and high-glucose beverages has little impact on the metabolic health of weight-stable and physically active adolescents. These beverages may be less unhealthy for adolescents as physical activity component is really critical in protecting against some of the negative effects of drinking large amounts of sugar-sweetened drinks. Nov 13, 2014
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Brain Autopsy Shows Robin Williams had Lewy Body Dementia

A new report out this week revealed that Williams actually suffered from Lewy body dementia (LBD), a common, but often underdiagnosed condition, that causes build-up of protein deposits called Lewy bodies in nerve cells of the brain regions that manage thinking, memory and movement or motor control. Nov 13, 2014

Your Pizza Topping Taste Can Reveal Your 'Inner Personality'

New Delhi, 12 Nov (ANI): Now you can discover your inner personality traits with the help of your favorite pizza, claims a new study. According to the study pizza toppings can suggest about a person's personality. Pepperoni lovers are really extrovert but get bored easily, while people who like pizzas topped with an egg are generally loving and supportive but avoid spotlight. Similarly people who prefer spicy food are most likely to be risk-takers whereas people who preferred protein in their meal were often more outgoing. The study also revealed the compatibility between different pizza personalities, saying that the chicken topped pizza lover whose personality is competitive and assertive could be well matched with principled and intelligent partner, who would most likely choose prawns or salmon as a topping. Nov 12, 2014