Research

Online Fitness Classes Increase Motivation to Exercise and Strengthen Mental Health

Physical and mental health are separate but equally important parts of overall…


What’s the Deal With Fat? Understanding Fat’s Role in Health and Disease

Fat. That one part of the body that everyone wants to get rid of. But fat—or…


Hormesis: The Paradoxical Health Effects of Mild Stresses

Have you ever heard of hormesis? Yes, hormesis, a word that sounds like…


Depression’s Collateral Damage: The Obesity Link

We are products of our genetics, our past, and our current decisions. More and…


The Bidirectional Relationship Between Cancer and the Microbiome

Throughout the human body, there are trillions of microbes that have made…


4 Things I Learned From Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor

Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor  As someone with a health…


4 Ways a Ketogenic Diet Might Stave Off Alzheimer’s Disease 

By now you’ve probably heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet – a low-carb,…


New FDA-Approved Anti-Obesity Drug, Semaglutide, Isolated From Most Unlikely Source

A new anti-obesity drug – WegovyTM (semaglutide) – was approved by the FDA last…


Jumping genes: One Clue in Our Understanding of the Dark Genome

We know that the difference between Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay is red…


How Eating Foods High in Antioxidants Can Help with Weight Loss

Can you imagine sharing some genes with worms?! Yes, worms. The tiny, slimy…