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April 1, 2020

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A new study provides the most detailed report to date of the cellular effects of a calorie-restricted diet in rats. While the benefits of caloric restriction have long been ... read more

Mediterranean Diet for One Year Promotes Gut Bacteria Linked to 'Healthy Aging'

Eating a Mediterranean diet for a year boosts the types of gut bacteria linked to 'healthy' ageing, while reducing those associated with harmful ... read more
A large study links red and processed meat with higher risk of heart disease and death. Eating two servings of red meat, ... read more

Keto Diet Works Best in Small Doses, Mouse Study Finds

A ketogenic diet -- which provides 99 percent of calories from fat and only 1 percent from carbohydrates -- produces health benefits in the short term, but negative effects after about a week, ... read more
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Parental Diet Affects Sperm and Health of Future Offspring

When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team has identified a key player and the molecular events underlying ... read more

To Reap Heart Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet, Avoid Junk Food

A new study suggests that people following a plant-based diet who frequently consumed less-healthful foods like sweets, refined grains and juice showed no heart health benefit compared with those who ... read more

Loss of Protein Disturbs Intestinal Homeostasis and Can Drive Cancer

An international team of researchers has identified a novel function for the cell death regulating protein MCL1: It is essential in protecting the intestine against cancer development -- independent ... read more

Solving Obesity: Could Manipulating Microbes Offer an Alternative to Weight Loss Surgery?

Already considered a global epidemic, human obesity continues to be on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 40% of the U.S. population is considered obese. As interest ... read more

Bumblebees Aversion to Pumpkin Pollen May Help Plants Thrive

Researchers have found that squash and pumpkin pollen have physical, nutritional and chemical defense qualities that are harmful to bumblebees. The results of their recent study suggest that ... read more

Newly Discovered Brain Response to Obesity Drug May Inform Future Treatments

The FDA-approved drug liraglutide has been shown to help obese patients lose weight by suppressing their appetite. However, where and how the drug acts in the brain was not fully understood, until ... read more

Can't Sleep? Prebiotics Could Help

New research shows that animals on a prebiotic diet sleep better and are buffered from the physiological impacts of stress. The undigestible dietary compounds, found in fibrous foods and some dairy ... read more

Molecule Found in Oranges Could Reduce Obesity and Prevent Heart Disease and Diabetes

Researchers are studying a molecule found in sweet oranges and tangerines called nobiletin, which they have shown to drastically reduce obesity and reverse its negative side-effects. But why it works ... read more

Resolving Bitter Debate Over Low-Cal Sweeteners

A new study showed that people who periodically drank beverages with the low-calorie sweetener sucralose, which is found in low-cal soft drinks, candy, breakfast bars, and other products, did ... read more

Visceral Fat Delivers Signal to the Brain That Hurts Cognition

Excessive weight around our middle gives our brain's resident immune cells heavy exposure to a signal that turns them against us, setting in motion a crescendo of inflammation that damages ... read more

When Should You Eat to Manage Your Weight? Breakfast, Not Late-Night Snacks

The balance between weight gain and weight gain loss is predominantly determined by what you eat, how much you eat, and by how much exercise you get. But another important factor is often ... read more

Sugar Gets the Red Light from Consumers in New Study

Researchers have found that sugar content is the most important factor for people when making healthy food choices -- overriding fat and ... read more

Eating a Vegetarian Diet Rich in Nuts, Vegetables, Soy Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

People who eat a vegetarian diet rich in nuts, vegetables and soy may have a lower risk of stroke than people who eat a diet that includes meat and fish, according to a new ... read more

Genetic 'Fingerprints' Implicate Gut Bacterium in Bowel Cancer

A common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer, according to new research. Scientists have shown that a toxin released by a strain of E. coli causes unique patterns, or ... read more

Celiac Disease Might Be Cured by Restoring Immune Tolerance to Gliadin

Celiac disease affects 0.3-2.4% of people in most countries world-wide, and approx. 2% in Finland. Celiac patients suffer from a variety of symptoms, typically intestinal complaints, such as ... read more

Drinks With Added Sugars Linked to Lipid Imbalance, Which Increases CVD Risk

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages daily was linked to lower high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), ('good' cholesterol), and higher triglyceride levels, both of which can increase ... read more

Weight-Based Bullying Linked to Increased Adolescent Alcohol, Marijuana Use

Adolescents who are bullied about their weight or body shape may be more likely to use alcohol or marijuana than those who are not bullied, according to new ... read more

The Effects of Obesity Mirror Those of Aging

R esearchers argue that obesity should be considered premature aging. They look at how obesity predisposes people to acquiring the kinds of potentially life-altering or life-threatening diseases ... read more

Study of 418,000 Europeans Finds Different Foods Linked to Different Types of Stroke

Different types of food are linked to risks of different types of stroke, according to the largest study to investigate this. The study of more than 418,000 people in nine European countries ... read more

Brain Cells Protect Muscles from Wasting Away

Several processes in the roundworm C. elegans boost the stress response in cells, incidentally making worms resistant to a high-fat diet and extending their lifespan. Researchers have found another: ... read more

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