Author : Idris

U.S. life expectancy falls to decades lowest level

According to recent CDC data, life expectancy in the United States fell once more in 2021 after dropping historically in 2020, to its lowest level in decades. The average American could anticipate living till the age of 76 in 2021, down from 77 in 2020 and 79 in 2019. This represents the largest 2-year fall […]

Consumption of high fructose corn syrup is associated with liver damage

Scientists looked into the relationship between consumption of high fructose corn syrup and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). When too much fat accumulates in the liver, it can cause non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which can result in cirrhosis, a chronic scarring of the liver. Around 24%Trusted Source of adults in the U.S. have the condition. Risk […]

Obesity may be affecting heart health in kids as young as 6

As early as age 6, children who carry extra weight could be headed down a path toward future diabetes or heart disease, a new study suggests. The study of nearly 1,000 Danish children found that overweight kids often had elevations in blood sugar and insulin by the time they were school-age. They also had higher triglycerides […]

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