Barley may increase hormones so regulating metabolism and appetite

Barley ‘increased gut hormones that regulate metabolism and appetite’ Researchers claim that the positive health effects occur when the dietary fibers in the barley kernel reach the gut, then they increase good bacteria and instigate the release of specific hormones. “After eating the bread made out of barley kernel, we saw an increase in gut…

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Obesity – biggest threat to women’s health

Obesity should be treated as a “national priority”, chief medical officer warns. Dame Sally Davies said women should be “empowered” to live healthier lives in her annual report, as she spoke of the risk to future generations.  She called for government to include obesity in its national risk planning – putting it the same category…

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ie: Consultation day on obesity

Consultation day on obesity, Monday, Apr 27th, Farmleigh, Dublin as the first step in developing action plan. This will be held  by the Department of Health with wide range of groups attending. Obesity is a major challenge to Irish society. Representatives from a wide range of health and other related services will be asked for…

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