Topic: Diet

Are we what we eat?

Worldwide map shows frequency of an adaptive allele to a vegetarian diet. By using reference data from the 1000 Genomes Project, a Cornell research team provided evolutionary evidence that the vegetarian diet, over many generations,..

Epigenetic switch for obesity

It is well known that a predisposition to adiposity lies in our genes. A new study by researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg now shows that it is also..

Vanilla yogurt makes us feel happy

We all know what it’s like to take a bite of something expecting one taste and getting another — it can be an enjoyable or disgusting experience. New research published in Food Research International reveals..

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