Month: April 2013

Eggs, Choline, and Heart attack Risk, Put into Perspective

For the second time in 2 weeks we are learning a staple of our diet can raise risk of heart attack and stroke, and not through the usual mechanism that we all know, raising cholesterol.   Last week we learned that a study by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic...Read More

Lost Sleep Can Lead to Weight Gain

A new study from the University of Colorado showed that adults who sleep less than 5 or 6 hours a night are more likely to be overweight, and the weight gain can be seen immediately.   16 healthy men and women were recruited for the 2-week study.  Half were allowed to...Read More

Culprit in Heart Disease Goes Beyond Meat’s Fat

We’ve heard a lot about the importance of bowel bacteria lately as it relates to weight loss, but this time it’s heart disease risk we’re talking about. The study was done by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, who has accumulated evidence for a surprising new...Read More

Injection Treatment Decreases Double Chins Now you get injections to dissolve a double chin and avoid surgery or liposuction, according to a recent presentation at the 71st American Academy of Dermatology meeting on March 14, 2013.  The procedure is very long...Read More