It’s an infamous pop culture portrayal. After smoking marijuana, the main characters in the movie go on an epic junk-food binge, consuming mass quantities of chips, cookies, and whatever other high-calorie, salt-or-sugar-laden snacks they can get. While some neuroscientists have hypotheses, there remains no formal causal evidence to support this notorious effect of marijuana on the human brain.
Por Dr. Mercola
O videogame é um passatempo incrivelmente popular, com mais de 150 milhões de usuários regulares, definidos como aqueles que jogam pelo menos três horas por semana. De fato, a maioria dos domicílios (65%) abriga pelo menos uma pessoa que joga videogame regularmente.
Belly fat has long been thought to be particularly bad for your heart, but now, a new study adds more evidence to the idea that it may also be bad for your brain.
The study, from the United Kingdom, found that people who were obese and had a high waist-to-hip ratio (a measure of belly fat) had slightly lower brain volumes, on average, compared with people who were a healthy weight. Specifically, belly fat was linked with lower volumes of gray matter, the brain tissue that contains nerve cells.
“Our research looked at a large group of people and found obesity, specifically around the middle, may be linked with brain shrinkage,” lead study author Mark Hamer, a professor at Loughborough University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences in Leicestershire, England, said in a statement.
The temperatures are dropping and a new report in JAMA Cardiology is warning that, with the colder weather, your risk of a heart attack increases. You’ve probably heard that before, but what’s new is this is the first time a study has followed both weather data and heart attack occurrences for so long — 16 years, The Washington Post said. Data showed that heart risk was highest at below-freezing temperatures.
There’s a ton of incredibly promising intermittent fasting (IF) research done on fat rats. They lose weight, their blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugars improve… but they’re rats. Studies in humans, almost across the board, have shown that IF is safe and incredibly effective, but really no more effective than any other diet. In addition, many people find it difficult to fast.
“We think these findings are going to be the biological basis of a new sense.”
New research with mice may upend our understanding of the connection between the gut and the brain, as well as appetite.
Ratos engordam metade do esperado quando combinam a ingestão diária de extrato de camu-camu com uma dieta rica em gordura e açúcar. Pesquisadores darão início aos testes com humanos, em busca de uma nova terapia contra a obesidade
Bye-bye artichoke dip. Heavyweight appetizers and fatty entrees may not get much love when restaurants list calories on their menus.
By Dr. Mercola
About 1 in 3 Americans are getting less than seven hours of sleep a night, and an estimated 83.6 million adults in the U.S. are sleep-deprived.1,2 If you’re trying to lose weight, you may be surprised to know the amount and quality of sleep you get might be as influential as your choice of diet and exercise.
Por Dr. Mercola
Se você está estressado e não consegue apontar o motivo, vale a pena considerar as companhias que você mantém.