We are all well aware that food is not just an inert substance that satisfies hunger by filling our stomach. It is full of bioactive components that can be good or bad for your body, so in that sense all food is functional. However, the term functional food is often used as a hype to sell expensive fortiﬁed products.
If you are struggling with weight excess you are more likely to be older than your slim friends!!! A famous saying of Thomas Sydenham, a 17th century English physician, states: “man is as old as his arteries.”
Heart rate (HR) is very valuable as an index of health and if elevated usually suggests that something might be wrong with your body! The scientists found that heart rate and body weight almost always go side by side.
We all know that obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases, and is a major player in metabolic syndrome, which can lead to type 2 diabetes. Hence, it is not surprising that metformin, approved more than 25 years ago, and most widely used to manage blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes, may be useful in aiding weight loss.