HIV-positive people and people with type 2 diabetes, who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their medication regimens, were less depressed and less likely to make trade-offs between food and healthcare.
To give you a bit of scientific motivation, UCSF gathered some of the latest research behind the most popular health-related New Year’s resolutions that attest to why it really is good for your body to see them through.
The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages in Mexico could prevent hundreds of thousands of adults from developing Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease while saving approximately $1 billion in health care costs.
UC San Francisco will host a free symposium Oct. 27 titled, “Food & Addiction: Policy, Environment and Individual Factors.”
The event, which marks the 10th annual gathering of the Sugar, Stress, Environment and Weight Symposium, brings together leading medical professionals, researchers and policy makers across the University of California to present the latest science on food and addiction.