The gut has a greater say in brain health than thought earlier

Summary: There is mounting evidence that the gut-brain axis plays a broader role in health. It also appears to have much influence on the brain health. The gut has more neurons than the spinal cord, producing numerous hormones, neurohormones, and neuropeptides. The gut produces 95% of serotonin. Additionally, the vagal nerve that innervates the gut… Continue reading The gut has a greater say in brain health than thought earlier

Obesity is an independent risk factor for depression

Summary: Metabolic disorders and depression are widespread. It is a well-established fact that obesity increases the risk of metabolic diseases like diabetes or cardiovascular conditions. Further, studies show that obesity also considerably increases the risk of depression. Although the relationship between obesity and metabolic disorders is quite clear, researchers are not sure how it increases… Continue reading Obesity is an independent risk factor for depression

What Is The Relationship Between Metabolic Inflammation And Type 2 Diabetes?

A growing body of data shows that type 2 diabetes is at least in part rooted in inflammation. The higher a person’s body mass index, the more pro-inflammatory macrophages they have in their adipose tissue, and the higher their chances of developing T2D. In this article, we will highlight the emerging role of inflammation in… Continue reading What Is The Relationship Between Metabolic Inflammation And Type 2 Diabetes?