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Vitamin D deficiency, characterized by muscle and bone weakness, is increasingly common in first world countries as poor diet combines with lack of sun exposure to leave people with an insufficient amount of Vitamin D. New research has now shown another factor may leave you with Vitamin D Deficiency: excess weight. Fat stores Vitamin D, […]

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San Francisco banned toys in fast food kids’ meals, New York has now banned sugary drinks over a certain size. But is the war against childhood obesity, and American obesity in general, going well? Nope. According to a new study, messages that shame or guilt overweight people, (like telling them what they can’t have for […]

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Having an endless appetite or uncontrollable hunger may not be mental, it may be genetic. A single gene appears to be responsible for the brain not getting the right “full” signals from the body, leading to obesity. This could lead to any numerous future treatments that could help with weight loss, from gene therapy to […]

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