Citrus fruits can counteract some of the health risks of obesity

(Natural News) Citrus fruits can boost your immunity and even help fight cancer. According to a study, citrus fruits can also be crucial to the prevention of weight-related health problems. The study findings showed that citrus fruits like grapefruits, lemons, limes, and oranges have a type of antioxidant that can help neutralize serious health risks of obesity....
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Conclusions:* Our findings demonstrate that p16 plays a key role in hepatic lipid metabolism and may thus contribute to the development of metabolic diseases.
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Mus musculus Source Type: research
Low carbohydrate ketogenic diet (LCKD), originally used as a treatment for childhood epilepsy is currently gaining acceptance as a nutritional therapy for obesity and type 2 diabetes. In addition, this diet has a positive effect on body weight, blood glucose level, glycosylated hemoglobin, plasma lipid profile, neurological disorders and cancer. This review focus on the therapeutic effectiveness, negative effects and the rationale of using LCKD for the treatment Type 2 diabetes. It is shown that LCKD contributes to the reduction in the intake of insulin and oral antidiabetic drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes. Furtherm...
Source: Medical Principles and Practice - Category: Internal Medicine Source Type: research
Purpose of review Hyperadiposity, as present in obesity, is a substantial threat to cancer risk and prognosis. Studies that have investigated the link between obesity and tumor progression have proposed several mechanistic frameworks, yet, these mechanisms are not fully defined. Further, a comprehensive understanding of how these various mechanisms may interact to create a dynamic disease state is lacking in the current literature. Recent findings Recent work has begun to explore not only discrete mechanisms by which obesity may promote tumor growth (for instance, metabolic and growth factor functions of insulin; infl...
Source: Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care - Category: Nutrition Tags: NUTRITION AND PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTION: Edited by Annemie M.W.J. Schols and Labros S. Sidossis Source Type: research
Contributors : Cecilia Williams ; Linnea Pettersson ; Amena ArcherSeries Type : Expression profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Mus musculusEpidemiological studies highlight a strong association between obesity and colorectal cancer (CRC). This association appears stronger in men and a role for sex hormones is indicated by epidemiological studies. Especially estrogen is protective against CRC and correlated to several aspects of the metabolic syndrome. Anti-inflammatory and anti-tumorigenic effects of estrogen in colon have been demonstrated to act via estrogen receptor beta (ER β). This led us to hypothe...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Mus musculus Source Type: research
Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes DOI: 10.1055/a-1262-6352Balanced diet and regular physical activity are of key importance to the prevention of the development and progression of non-communicable diseases. In 2050, 50% of the European population is expected to be obese. Cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus, cancer, as well as joint impairments, will further increase. Therefore, programmes are critical to the improvement of the population’s health status in the long run. New ways have to be found that allow addressing more people than with the current approaches. Football has a great potential to attract people at r...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Mini-Review Source Type: research
Pancreatic cancer is considered a lethal disease with a low survival rate due to its late-stage diagnosis, few opportunities for resection and lack of effective therapeutic strategies. Multiple, highly complex effects of gut microbiota on pancreatic cancer have been recognized as potential strategies for targeting tumorigenesis, development and treatment in recent decades; some of the treatments include antibiotics, probiotics, and fecal microbiota transplantation. Several bacterial species are associated with carcinogenesis of the pancreas, while some bacterial metabolites contribute to tumor-associated low-grade inflamma...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Notch pathway activity is increased in a subset of liver cancers with poor outcomes, and aberrant Notch activity in obese mice can drive HCC.
Source: Journal of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractHispanics are the largest U.S. immigrant group and Mexican Americans are the largest U.S. Hispanic population.  Hispanics, particularly Mexican Americans, are among the highest risk groups for obesity, placing them at increased risk for cardiovascular disease and certain types of cancer. Obesity lifestyle interventions incorporating Motivational Interviewing techniques and specific adaptations for the popu lation of interest can have a significant impact on reducing health risks. This paper presents a community-engaged, culturally-sensitive nutrition and dietary counseling intervention conducted between 2...
Source: Journal of Community Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conditions:   Breast Cancer Female;   Overweight and Obesity Intervention:   Behavioral: Combined aerobic and resistance exercise Sponsors:   University of Colorado, Denver;   Colorado Clinical&Translational Sciences Institute;   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSION: Since the TPM is a rich source of information about the medicinal properties and effects of medicinal plants, investigating the therapeutic effects of plants from the perspective of TPM can represents the vision of a new horizon in the treatment of many diseases. PMID: 33023434 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Current Drug Discovery Technologies - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Drug Discov Technol Source Type: research
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