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red meat heart disease
2021/July/NEWS

Red and processed meat linked to increased risk of heart disease

Largest review of all large-scale studies to date finds red and processed meat increase the risk of heart disease. Globally coronary heart diseases (caused by narrowed arteries that supply the heart with blood) claim nearly nine million lives each year, the largest of any disease, and present a huge burden to health systems. Until now, it has been unclear whether eating meat increases the risk of heart disease, and if this varies for different kinds of meat Keep reading

weight loss obesity
2021/June/NEWS

Researchers develop world-first weight loss device

University of Otago and UK researchers have developed a world-first weight-loss device to help fight the global obesity epidemic. DentalSlim Diet Control is an intra-oral device fitted by a dental professional to the upper and lower back teeth. It uses magnetic devices with unique custom-manufactured locking bolts. It allows the wearer to open their mouths only about 2mm, restricting them to a liquid diet, but it allows free speech and doesn’t restrict breathing Keep reading

corona pandemic
2021/June/NEWS

Corona fuels a different pandemic

Survey on diet and exercise since the start of the corona pandemic presented. How has the corona pandemic affected the dietary and exercise behavior and thus the weight of adults? Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have investigated this question and found that about 40 percent of those surveyed have gained weight since the start of the pandemic and that slightly more than half of those surveyed have exercised less than they did before the corona crisis. Keep reading

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