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Chip Talks: Weight Loss Drugs

New weight loss drugs based on semaglutide, marketed under names such as Ozempic, Wegovy, and Rybelsus, are showing both promise and concern. Semaglutide works by mimicking the action of an internal peptide called GLP-1. Scientists have modified the amino acid sequence of GLP-1 to create semaglutide. Our bodies naturally degrade GLP-1 with something called DPP-4. In semaglutide, the peptide is altered so that it cannot be broken down by the body’s natural process of DPP-4. This is why semaglutide will stay active for 7 days in the bloodstream.

Chip Talks: Food Addiction

Welcome to Chip Talks! In this episode, we will dive into the topic of food addiction and the importance of understanding our dietary needs. Eating is a fundamental part of our lives, but how much do we truly understand about it? First and foremost, it’s essential to recognize the importance of dietary fats. Contrary to …

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