George Kambosos survives major weigh-in scare ahead of World Lightweight Championship fight

George Kambosos has survived a major scare ahead of his undisputed lightweight title clash against Devin Haney, only making the weight limit at the second attempt. Kambosos, the reigning WBA, WBO and IBF champion, had earlier stunned observers by coming in fractionally over the 135-pound lightweight limit. The 28-year-old had stripped completely naked on stage … Read more

A Single Hormone That Can Help Increase Lifespan Has Been Identified in Mice

Low-protein diets appear to have incredible benefits for the health and lifespans of rodents, fruit flies, and yeast. A new study in mice has now identified a single hormone that is essential for these curious anti-aging effects. The hormone is called fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21), and it is secreted by the liver. In recent … Read more

Experimental Drug Breaks Record For Weight Loss in Latest Clinical Trial Results

An experimental drug being clinically investigated for its effects on body weight in obese and overweight people has delivered record-breaking weight loss for participants in the trial – on par with surgical options, the company behind the drug suggests. Tirzepatide, developed by American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company (Lilly), is an once-weekly injection that … Read more

The Real Reason Why Women Gained More Weight Than Men In Lockdown

It’s totally normal to put on weight during a pandemic that closed gyms, made it illegal to leave your neighborhood, and restricted us to the house. But research shows that women have been more prone to weight gain during this time than men. That’s because much of the responsibilities of the home, plus caring responsibilities, … Read more

Here’s What That Controversial New Study on Time-Restricted Eating Really Shows

Results of a new weight loss study were published this week, leading to headlines proclaiming intermittent fasting “isn’t a magic diet trick after all”. The researchers aimed to test whether adding a restriction on what time of day you were allowed to eat (or not) to the usual low-calorie (or kilojoule) diet led to greater … Read more

Many Dietary Supplements Are Tainted With Hidden Pharmaceuticals, Study Finds

Many over-the-counter dietary supplement products – particularly those used for sexual enhancement and weight loss – are tainted with undisclosed pharmaceutical ingredients. That is the key finding of my recently published review in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. My assessment of the Food and Drug Administration’s Health Fraud Product Database turned up 1,068 unique dietary … Read more

Not All Kinds of Alcohol Are Equally Bad For Body Fat, Study Suggests

Drinking beer and spirits is linked to elevated levels of visceral fat – the harmful type of fat that is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and other health complications – whereas drinking wine shows no such association with levels of this harmful fat and may even be protective against it, … Read more

Instead Of BMI, Doctors Now Recommend Doing This To Monitor Your Weight

People should ensure their waist measurement is less than half their height to keep health problems at bay, new health guidance proposes. For the first time, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) is recommending that this measurement is taken into consideration. Body Mass Index (BMI) can still be useful, they say, but … Read more

UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie Weigh-in – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

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Scientists Reveal Another Consequence of Poor Sleep: More Belly Fat

If you need another reason to make sure you’re getting a decent amount of shut-eye each night, a new study found insufficient sleep is linked with an increase in fat accumulation – especially unhealthy abdominal fat in the belly. The randomized experiment involved 12 healthy, non-obese volunteers over a period of 21 days, finding that … Read more