I have to drink cornstarch every three hours to survive

I have to drink cornstarch every three hours to survive

She’s had to navigate the maize of life. A Brazilian bombshell is going viral due to a rare condition that requires her to consume cornstarch every few hours to survive. “I’ve been using cornstarch for 29 years,” Leticia Ramos, from Uberaba, told Jam Press. The so-called “Queen of Cornstarch” specifically suffers from glycogenosis, or glycogen … Read more

Vegetarians depressed twice as often as meat-eaters: new study

Vegetarians depressed twice as often as meat-eaters: new study

Eating green and feeling blue? Vegetarians experience depressive episodes twice as frequently as meat eaters, according to a new study by Brazilian researchers published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. There’s a “positive association between the prevalence of depressive episodes and a meatless diet,” the study read. Scientists set out to investigate the potential association … Read more

Can’t lose weight by dieting alone? Researchers have bad news for you

Can't lose weight by dieting alone?  Researchers have bad news for you

For those who starve themselves to cut calories but still don’t see results — you’re not alone. Researchers at the University of Ottowa have identified a separate group of obese people who are especially resistant to losing weight through dietary changes alone, according to a report published on Wednesday in The Lancet’s eBioMedicine journal. The … Read more

Researchers reveal how you could lose weight by doing one thing

Researchers reveal how you could lose weight by doing one thing

Restricting your eating to between 7 am and 3 pm may help you lose weight and lower your blood pressure, international researchers have found. The randomized clinical trial of 90 obese adults in the United States found that people who only ate during the restricted period lost about 5 pounds more weight, compared to those … Read more