Cardiology

Low glycemic index diet helps heart patients lose weight

Eating low glycemic index foods promotes a healthier body shape in patients with coronary artery disease, according to a study presented at ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society ...

Overweight & Obesity

High-energy breakfast promotes weight loss

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, new research from Israel reports. The study results ...

Health

Intermittent fasting: What's the best method?

Intermittent fasting is a method of dieting that restricts the amount of time you are allowed to eat. The appeal of these diets is that you don't need to count calories or eat certain foods. But there are so many versions, ...

Medications

Using cannabinoids to treat obesity

Though cannabis is often associated with "the munchies" in popular culture, University of Toronto researcher Justin Matheson is asking whether cannabinoids—naturally occurring compounds in the plant—can actually be used ...

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