I have previously written about the evolving spread of obesity and the consequences to human health due to the expansion of adipose tissues – that are in themselves promoters of inflammation via adipokine production.
Obesity has become a major worldwide health problem, not least because it is strongly associated with a number of diseases, including insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis and ischaemic heart disease, that reduce life expectancy and together have huge economic and societal consequences. Increasing evidence indicates that obesity is causally linked to a chronic low-grade inflammatory state which contributes to the development of obesity-linked disorders, in particular to metabolic dysfunction. It is now well established that adipose tissue is not only involved in energy storage but also functions as an endocrine organ that secretes various bio-active substances.
- Published in Reviews
Internet shopping appears to be a safer in terms of BPA exposure risk because you will not touch a thermal till receipt. BPA a controversial chemical already strongly linked to a number of health complaints including heart disease is a component of the paper used to let you know how much the cost of living has gone up again!
Two studies have thrown the controversial compound bisphenol A (BPA) back into the limelight. One study found that the chemical is readily absorbed through the skin, while a second study found that people who routinely contact BPA-enriched till receipts have higher than average levels of the chemical in their bodies. These papers suggest that further management of public exposure to this chemical may be warranted.
- Published in Abstracts
Sunday 17th January 2016
Kick start the New Year with our detoxification cookery day. Discover the key foods and nutrients to incorporate in your diet to enhance your detoxification pathways, how to remove toxins safely, signs and symptoms of toxic overload, consequences and links to long term chronic health conditions and the importance of supporting gut barrier health. This day will include practical recipes and meal planning solutions to help you plan a cleansing programme with clients together with details of the most effective supplements and nutrients to incorporate.Click for further information
Sunday 13th March 2016
In Functional Nutrition we often utilise the 5 R programme to support digestive health, restore and repair the gut barrier and tackle ongoing digestive imbalances. This practical cookery day will provide you with the resources you need to put this into action – discover the top foods to include and those to avoid, the importance of fermented foods and how to incorporate them in the diet. You will see a range of delicious recipes demonstrated to support gut healing and for lowering inflammation in the digestive tract and we will discuss different dietary approaches that may be beneficial for resolving ongoing gut symptomsClick for further information
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