1. This malfunction in your fat cells may lead to weight gain
A study out of the University of Copenhagen has discovered the vital role that a fat molecule plays in weight loss. Large amounts of cardiolipin, which is produced in fat cell’s mitochondria, resulted in more calorie burning. (EurekaAlert)
2. This type of protein may lead to serious health conditions including cancer, kidney failure and Type 2 diabetes.
A recent study out of The University of Eastern Finland found that high protein diets, which include high amounts of red and processed meats resulted in a 49% greater risk of heart failure. (The Guardian)
3. This common ingredient in toothpaste and all kinds of household products may be destroying your gut
A new study published in Science Translation Medicine found a link between triclosan and incidences of colitis and colon cancer. In the study, it appeared that triclosan reduced the diversity of bacteria in the gut of mice, which in turn caused an inflammatory response. (PopSci)
4. How to workout when you’re sick
Working out can help boost your immune system, but when you’re sick, should you still exercise? Read on to discover what types of exercise can support your recovery and what types can increase your risk of getting sick. (PopSci)