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Introduction to Energy Homeostasis and Energy Balance

Remember, it’s a critical topic that forms the basis for our understanding of weight gain and obesity. So let’s start by looking a bit more into the regulation of food intake.

The energy balance is the balance between energy intake and energy expenditure.

It’s quite fascinating how most people can…

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A Brief Look at the History

In recent decades, a particular phobia named ‘Islamophobia’ has engrossed Western communities. An exaggerated fear and hatred toward Islam and Muslims, peddled by negative stereotypes, lead to racism, bigotry, and the victimization and exclusion of Muslims from social, political, and civic engagement. As we look at the history of Islamophobia…


Use of Fatty Acids As Fuel

From triglycerides to fatty acids

Depending on whether you are in the fasted state or just consumed a heavy meal, most of the blood’s triglycerides are present either as VLDL or chylomicrons. …

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Lipid Metabolism — The Ultimate Info

Here, we’ll look at how the body processes dietary fat. The reason why it is essential is that we need to know what happens to dietary fat after we consume it so to link it with the specific effects in the body. …

Fat Tissue

Probably the most important nutritional problem in today’s society is obesity.

Now, what is obesity? Essentially obesity is having too much fat in your body.

Now, what is body fat? Body fat is composed of adipocytes or fat cells stored in adipose tissue in the first place.

Let’s Take a Closer Look at Adipose Tissue

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Now, what are carbohydrates? Is sugar a carbohydrate? Yep. What about starch? Well, starch is also part of the carbohydrates. Fibre? Fibre is also part of the carbohydrates, but a special kind as we’ll see. We’ll start by looking at the chemistry of carbohydrates. So carbohydrates are built from small…

Whatever is happening all around in the world it just makes me sad. The last 3 months have exposed the worst of humankind because you see humans but no kindness. I used to think that maybe this pandemic (COVID-19) teaches us a lesson about kindness, empathy, and compassion but whatever…

Let’s start a wise journey and live a blissful life.

How do I make decisions?

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Today I’m going to talk about not only a single misconception, but several. Those bulk of misconceptions that stop us from living our life at its fullest. Those misconceptions that ruin our lives and their burden makes us feel miserable. …

Hamna Qasim

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