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Category: Obesity

12 . 10 . 2018

The Benefits of Calorie Restriction
and Intermittent Fasting

Nowadays, obesity and other metabolic diseases are increasingly frequent due to food abundance. Animal studies have shown that calorie restriction is linked to an increase in longevity, but, understandably, long term and controlled interventions like these are difficult to replicate in humans.

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Categories: Metabolism, Obesity

08 . 08 . 2018

The Neurobiology of Appetite - Part II

In the first part of this article we got to know the instinctive circuits that influence our eating behavior and often undermine weight loss goals. Why is it important to identify these unconscious processes that were reinforced throughout thousands of years of evolutionary pressures imposed on the human species?

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Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Obesity

21 . 07 . 2018

The Neurobiology of Appetite - Part I

Obesity and excess weight are increasingly frequent problems in today’s world. If the solution is as simple as creating a calorie deficit by eating less and/or exercising more, then why do many of us remain unable to achieve and maintain our ideal weight?

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Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Obesity

31 . 05 . 2018

Low Fat vs. Low Carb Diet - 12 month study

Nowadays there is an intense debate about the most effective weight loss strategy. On one side, the low carbohydrate diet fans attribute the obesity epidemic to carbohydrate consumption. In opposition, the low fat advocates establish a direct association between fat intake and fat deposition in our bodies.

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Categories: Metabolism, Nutrition, Obesity