Reflux drugs lead to weight gain and more

GERD drugs lead to weight gain
New research from Japan scientists shows that long term use of popular drugs to treat GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), seem to lead to weight gain. The study is the first to investigate the effect of GERD drugs on body weight, and show that patients taking the popular reflux drugs should be encouraged to take extra care not to overeat and manage weight. Read More

Seafood Choice Update from Monterey Bay Aquarium
The Monterey Bay Aquarium has published their list of seafood choices for sustainability and human health. Wild caught salmon, Alaskan to be exact, tops the list as one of the best seafood choices. The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program offers consumers "Best Choices," "Good Alternatives," and which seafood should be avoided. Read More

Eat phytochemicals before a meal to fight obesity
A new study from University of Florida researchers shows that eating plant based foods that contain beneficial phytochemicals before consuming a meal can help fight obesity. Phytochemicals found in fruits, nuts and vegetables reduce oxidative stress that can lead to obesity, and help with weight loss. Read More