Immunology

Diet, nutrition have profound effects on gut microbiome

Nutrition and diet have a profound impact on microbial composition in the gut, in turn affecting a range of metabolic, hormonal, and neurological processes, according to a literature review by scientists from the George Washington ...

Health

Diet alone can improve older adults' health

Older adults on a diet designed to help patients with high blood pressure reaped benefits beyond those anticipated by South Dakota State University researchers.

Health

SNAP provides a model for ensuring a right to food

Alleviating food insecurity is often seen as one of the fundamental roles a country should fulfill. In some cases, this is encapsulated into a constitutionally formalized "right to food". In other cases, including the U.S., ...

Health

Expert offers tips about online nutrition information

In today's social media world, it's easier than ever to find "facts"—and increasingly difficult to figure out which of them are actually true. Reporting based on findings of nutrition research, in particular, is rife with ...

Health

Researcher studies impact of eating crickets on gut health

Tiffany Weir, associate professor in the Colorado State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, has been working on a project that has crawled into the public sphere in recent years: cricket consumption.

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