News tagged with human diets
Overeating may cause brain aging while eating less turns on a molecule that helps the brain stay young.
Medical research Dec 19, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (28) | 9 |
A compound abundant in red meat and added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis – or the hardening or clogging of the arteries – according to Cleveland Clinic ...
Cardiology Apr 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (18) | 14 |
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have identified a novel mechanism by which a type of low-carb, low-calorie diet—called a "ketogenic diet"—could delay the effects of aging. This fundamental discovery reveals how ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 1 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in the US has shown that the type of "good" bacteria that predominate in human stools varies with the diet.
Medical research Sep 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
(HealthDay) -- The health of elderly people appears closely linked with their diet and the type of microorganisms living in their gut, suggesting that what you eat may affect how well you age, according to ...
Medical research Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Good news for chocolate lovers. New research from Swinburne University of Technology has found that the polyphenols in dark chocolate increase calmness and contentedness.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (6) | 4
Lowering phosphate intake in humans can reduce heart disease, according to research by experts at the University of Sheffield.
Cardiology Jun 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at UCLA say it's not just what you eat that makes those pants tighter—it's also genetics. In a new study, scientists discovered that body-fat responses to a typical fast-food diet are determined in large part ...
Medical research Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Nutritionists at the University of Glasgow have served up a menu showing what a balanced diet over a week looks like.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Today, more than 500 million people are suffering from a lack of adequate protein in their diet. Each year, the number of human beings increases by 80 million, a figure which is equivalent to the present population of Germany. ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Fish oil rich in DHA and EPA is widely believed to help prevent disease by reducing inflammation, but until now, scientists were not entirely sure about its immune enhancing effects. A new report appearing in the April 2013 ...
Immunology Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Feeding older mice a lower glycemic index (GI) diet consisting of slowly-digested carbohydrates delays the onset of age-related, sight-threatening retinal lesions, according to a new study from the Laboratory for Nutrition ...
Health Nov 14, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Chocolate, considered by some to be the "food of the gods," has been part of the human diet for at least 4,000 years; its origin thought to be in the region surrounding the Amazon basin. Introduced to the Western world by ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Could Paleolithic man hold the key to today's nutrition problems?
Health Sep 15, 2011 | 2 / 5 (3) | 18
The digestive system is home to a myriad of viruses, but how they are involved in health and disease is poorly understood. In a study published online today in Genome Research, researchers have investigated the dynamics of vir ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |