How to end the obesity epidemic?

Fed Up,” narrated by Katie Couric, investigates the misinformation touted by the processed food industry, and how these fallacies have created (and continue to drive) the global obesity epidemic One widely held belief is that all you have to do to normalize your weight is to eat less and exercise more. But just as the […]

PI3Kγ activity in leukocytes promotes adipose tissue inflammation and early-onset insulin resistance during obesity

PI3Kγ activity in leukocytes promotes adipose tissue inflammation and early-onset insulin resistance during obesity Ludovic Breasson1,*,†, Barbara Becattini1,*,†, Claudia Sardi†, Angela Molinaro†, Fabio Zani1,‡, Romina Marone2, Fabrizio Botindari2, Mélanie Bousquenaud1, Curzio Ruegg1, Matthias P. Wymann2,§, and Giovanni Solinas1,†,§ + See all authors and affiliations Sci. Signal.  18 Jul 2017: Vol. 10, Issue 488, eaaf2969 DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.aaf2969 You […]

Pregnancy diet high in refined grains could increase child obesity risk by age 7, NIH study suggests

danishc/iStock/Thinkstock What Children born to women with gestational diabetes whose diet included high proportions of refined grains may have a higher risk of obesity by age 7, compared to children born to women with gestational diabetes who ate low proportions of refined grains, according to results from a National Institutes of Health study. These findings, […]