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Essential components of dietary restriction revealed Studies have provided a new understanding into the roles two essential amino acids play in metabolic health, which may help scientists in the fight against obesity.
Science Daily | Jun 9, 2020 2:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Drug researcher develops 'fat burning' molecule Scientists have recently identified a small mitochondrial uncoupler, named BAM15, that decreases the body fat mass of mice without affecting food intake and muscle mass or increasing body temperature.
Science Daily | Jun 8, 2020 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet, gut microbes affect cancer treatment outcomes What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy - and likely many other medical treatments - because of ripple effects that begin in our gut, new research suggests.
Science Daily | Jun 5, 2020 4:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-protein diets help insects to fight against blood parasites Scientists studying insects have identified a crucial biological mechanism responsible for increasing their survival against blood parasites. The finding, in which a high protein diet is linked to increased survival, could be a key stepping-stone to disco
Science Daily | Jun 4, 2020 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity, study finds Lockdowns implemented across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively impacted diet, sleep and physical activity among children with obesity, according to new research.
Science Daily | Jun 3, 2020 11:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cholesterol levels dropping in Western nations -- but rising in Asia Cholesterol levels are declining sharply in Western nations, but rising in low- and middle-income nations - particularly in Asia, suggests the largest ever study of global cholesterol levels.
Science Daily | Jun 3, 2020 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pre-COVID-19 poll of older adults hints at potential impact of pandemic on eating habits Few shopped for groceries online, and self-rating of healthy eating was higher among those who dined alone or at restaurants least, a new national U.S. poll finds.
Science Daily | Jun 2, 2020 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gold mining with mercury poses health threats for miles downstream Small-scale gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon poses a health hazard not only to the miners and communities near where mercury is used to extract gold from ore, but also to downstream communities hundreds of kilometers away where people eat mercury-contam
Science Daily | May 28, 2020 8:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An imbalance of electrons in the liver may be a common risk factor for disease Researchers have uncovered an unexpected connection between an imbalance of electrons in liver cells and many metabolic problems that increase the risk for conditions such as cardiovascular disease and fatty liver disease.
Science Daily | May 28, 2020 8:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Even natural products can be harmful for the unborn child Plant products ingested by pregnant women through their diet are broken down by the intestinal microbiota into chemical substances, some of which can cross the placental barrier and reach the fetus. These foreign substances can harm the unborn child, even
Science Daily | May 26, 2020 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend