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Could Your Gut Microbiome Be The Cause Of Your Weight Gain?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Disease, Health It UP

Between probiotics, fiber, gluten-free everything, and dairy, gut health is all the rage these days — and for good reason. But could a microbiome imbalance in your gut be the reason why you’re not seeing results at the gym, or why you can’t lose the final 5-10 pounds?

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Treadmill Desks: Research Shows It Pays To Go The Extra Mile While In The Office [Study]

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Disease, Gear It UP, Health It UP, Obesity

It’s your choice to be a couch potato, but an office job might force you to stay sedentary from 9 to 5 (or longer) — a lifestyle that’s linked with an increased risk of diabetes, obesity, and all-cause death. Research suggests that treadmill desks could be a powerful solution to increase calorie burn, boost productivity, and get you to move more.

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[Study] Could A Unique Protein Reduce The Development Of Alzheimer’s?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Disease, Health It UP, Mental & Cognition, News, Study

Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. A newly discovered protein could help us better understand the disease and lead to a potential treatment.

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