The walking referred here is not directly walking after eating, but give time for the body to rest for a about 10-15 minutes. After that someone can take a walk. (more…)
Enzyme in the brain, known as PI3 kinase , is expected to be able to control the increasing body heat that helps burn excess calories after eating foods high in fat. This was the new findings by researchers from the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern, Dallas, United States, published in the online edition of Cell Metabolism.
Increased energy expenditure, which is called the thermogenic response, burns calories even without exercising. According to Dr. Joel Elmquist, professor of internal medicine, psychiatry, and pharmacology at UT, this could help overcome obesity. (more…)
Vitamins are also called as organic compound which is used as a nutrient in small amounts in several organisms. The word vitmain emerged from the combination of two words such as ‘vital’ and ‘mineral’ . In the same way a compound is also known as vitamin when the synthesiezed process is done insufficiently in organisms and as a result it is obtained from their diet. So the usages of vitamins depend on both circumstances and especially on specific organism such as ascorbic acid acts as vitamin C in certain animals which are not applicable in many animals. (more…)
Heart disease and cancer are closely intertwined due to the fact that cancer treatments put a risk for heart disease. Having cancer can predispose one to heart disease, the number one known killer. Not only does chemotherapy drugs affect the heart, but further research shows that cancer survivors are more likely to face heart and other cardiovascular diseases as these cancer therapy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, tend to be toxic to heart muscles and organs as well as killing not only cancer cells but also other cells in the body. (more…)
In the United States, cancer of the pancreas is diagnosed in more than twenty nine thousand people every year, with more than sixty thousand in Europe. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths. Living with a serious disease such as pancreatic cancer is not easy, some people may find coping with the emotional and practical aspects of their disease very difficult. People living with pancreatic cancer may worry about the future. (more…)