Psychology & Psychiatry

Perceiving the flavor of fat: A Monell Center twins study

Most people would agree that the pleasure of some foods stems in part from its fat content. New research, led by the Monell Chemical Senses Center, has now found that liking of fatty food is more complex than its fat content ...

Inflammatory disorders

How do ketogenic diets affect skin inflammation?

Not all fats are equal in how they affect our skin, according to a new study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The investigators found that different ketogenic diets impacted skin inflammation differently in psoriasiform-like ...

Health

How to enjoy cheese without the guilt

(HealthDay)—Americans eat three times as much cheese as just 50 years ago, but not because we're enjoying careful indulgences like a cheese plate with fruit and whole grain crackers.

Health

The 411 on nutritious, tasty seeds

(HealthDay)—Nuts and seeds are often mentioned in the same breath, but nuts seem to get all the attention. Time to stop overlooking seeds—they might be tiny, but they pack in a lot of nutrients. They're also tasty and ...

Health

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet—or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper featured on the cover of Science magazine's special issue on nutrition, researchers ...

Health

Making the most of that fast food meal

(HealthDay)—It can happen when you're traveling on business, running late to an appointment, or are simply running out of time to make dinner.

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