Weight Loss Genetics – Obesity Virus?

When looking at the obesity epidemic around the world, one thing becomes clear: it is complicated!  For years we have been told to eat less and exercise more.  And while that is good, healthy advice, it doesn’t seem to be curing the epidemic.  According to…

Adiponectin levels, glucose regulation, and your genes

Adiponectin, a hormone secreted from adipose (fat) tissue, is involved in glucose regulation.  Studies show that low levels of adiponectin correlate with insulin resistance and diabetes.  Interestingly, although adiponectin is secreted from adipose tissue, levels of the hormone are generally lower in obese individuals….