Metabolic Syndrome News
Is your lack of sleep killing you?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss a new study that looks at the link between sleep and heart health.
Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues
Diseases of the blood vessels supplying the heart and brain tissues are leading causes of death among Americans. And while researchers have known that things like metabolic syndrome -- high blood pressure , elevated cholesterol and/or triglycerides, high body mass index and high blood sugar -- and
Transform Your Diet: Fix Your Sugar Fix
ABC News' Becky Worley and Dr. Jennifer Ashton share some tips on how to curb your sugar cravings.
Mysterious Syndrome Can Cause People to Become 'Drunk' Without Drinking
The baffling case of a woman who was arrested for DWI without drinking has spotlighted a rare condition called "Auto-Brewery" syndrome, where the digestive system becomes its own tiny brewery. The woman was able to get the charges dismissed after her lawyer presented evidence by a doctor that she
Jump-Start Your 2016 Weight-Loss With 'Fat-Burning Machine’ Diet Tips
With the New Year just days away, it may be time to jump-start your 2016 with the number one New Year's resolution: losing weight . Mike Berland, who authored "Become a Fat-Burning Machine: The 12-Week Diet: Lose the Belly, End Sugar Cravings, Gain Energy, Overcome Metabolic Syndrome " along with
9 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health
When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients for healthy recipes, and the list goes on. But becoming the healthiest version of yourself also means throwing away the stuff that's holding you
Cooking Mistakes That Make You Gain Weight
Cooking at home seems like a far healthier option than dining out, right? Maybe not. A recent study found that the more time middle-aged women spent cooking at home, the more likely they were to suffer from metabolic syndrome. The reason for the finding may be that the study didn’t identify exactly
4 Reasons NOT to Try Intermittent Fasting
In my 15+ years in private practice I don’t believe I’ve found a one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and weight loss. What works for one person may not work for another. That’s why I believe it’s so critical to listen to your body to determine what feels best and is sustainable for you, despite
9 Habits That Mess With Your Hormones
Admit it: any time you feel off or out of whack and have no idea why, you probably chalk it up to hormones, right? The crazy thing is, you’re probably right. These chemical messengers buzzing around inside you pretty much rule your entire system, influencing your appetite, weight, sex drive, cycle,
Doctor Says 20-Second Workout Can Make You Slimmer and Healthier
For many of us, exercising can be a chore, but what if your workout could be over in just 20 seconds? Dr. Michael Mosley believes that three 20-second bursts of high-intensity training, three times per week, can make people skinnier and healthier. He calls the...