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Reversing leptin resistance naturally

Posted June 20, 2013

The foods we eat and sedentary lifestyles have left our bodies reeling with a plethora of avoidable ailments and conditions. One such condition is leptin resistance which contributes significantly to weight gain and ultimately diabetes. It most certainly does not have to be like this, however, and once recognized for what it is, reversing leptin resistance becomes a manageable and beneficial endeavor.

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Aerobic Exercise Trumps Resistance Training for Weight and Fat Loss

Posted December 16, 2012

Aerobic training is the best mode of exercise for burning fat, according to Duke researchers who compared aerobic training, resistance training, and a combination of the two. The study, which appears Dec. 15, 2012, in the Journal of Applied Physiology, is the largest randomized trial to analyze changes in body composition from the three modes of exercise in overweight or obese adults without diabetes.

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Vitamin C strengthens brain function

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study has found that Vitamin C is required for the proper functioning of the eyes and the brain. The findings could have implications for diseases, like scurvy, glaucoma, and epilepsy.

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Bilberry Protects Vision from Retina Inflammation

Posted April 30, 2012

Anthocyanin-rich bilberry extract has demonstrated a protective effect on visual function during retinal inflammation and uveitis, according to a new report from Keio University School of Medicine researchers. They published their findings online ahead of print in Laboratory Investigation.

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