Tagged: obesity

Alzheimer – Protecting Your Brain for Life

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle I was at an airport newsstand, waiting in line to buy a magazine. A woman in her mid-60s standing...

Alzheimer – Healthy Brain Nutrition

“I stay away from natural foods. At my age I need all the preservatives I can get.” —George Burns Carolyn B. had struggled with her weight since she was in her teens, and now...

Anorexia Nervosa – Characteristics and History

Anorexia nervosa is a psychophysiological disorder especially prevalent among young women and characterized by refusal to eat or maintain normal body weight, intense fear of becoming obese, a disturbed body image in which the...

Metabolic Syndrome: Practical Implications of a Concept

1 Epidemiologic Transition: The Driving Force of Metabolic Syndrome Following the reduction of cardiovascular disease mortality observed in high-income regions of the world in the last decades of the 20th century, humanity is facing...

Angiogenesis in the Metabolic Syndrome

Angiogenesis is crucial both in physiological and in pathological conditions. Evidence has been gathered regarding the involvement of angiogenesis in metabolic syndrome-associated disorders, including visceral obesity, dyslipi-daemias, atherosclerosis and diabetes. Indeed, metabolic syndrome is...

What to Eat to Treat Diabetes

Diabetes affects the cardiovascular, glandular, musculoskeletal, and respiratory immune centers. Chicken soup may be good for the common cold, but onion soup is just what the dietician ordered for diabetes. Both onions and garlic...