Tag Archives: Obesity

• Sorry. NO red wine health benefits if you’re overweight :(

Sorry. NO red wine health benefits if you’re overweight :(

Previous studies suggested that active compound, resveratrol, in red wine helps prevent heart disease But new Danish research shows that being overweight blocks all potential health benefit It’s been touted as a cure-all for diabetes, dementia, heart disease and even hearing loss, but the miraculous health benefits of red wine cannot be reaped if you […]

• Beer bellies linked with weak bones

Beer bellies linked with weak bones

Men with excessive fat around their abdomen, commonly known as a “beer belly,” are at an elevated risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and now researchers are adding osteoporosis to the list of potential hazards. More than 37 million American men over age 20 are obese, according to the National Center for Health […]

• Good news for the weekend! Vitamin in beer makes you stronger

Good news for the weekend! Vitamin in beer makes you stronger

Beer may contain a vitamin, which can help fight obesity and improve muscle strength, according to scientists. According to the researchers, the ‘miracle molecule’, which has been found in milk may also be present in beer and some other foods, has no side effects and could even lengthen lifespan. The problem is that the molecule, […]

• YAY! Another study sez red wine may reduce fat. Drink on!

YAY! Another study sez red wine may reduce fat. Drink on!

Piceatannol could also play an important role in controlling obesity. Could red wine be a fat zapper in a bottle? In a study published in this week’s issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers from Purdue University say they’ve found a compound in red wine, grapes, blueberries and passion fruit that blocks immature fat […]