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,..
Aging is associated with a number of changes that cause the body to function less efficiently, including the way the body controls water and sodium levels. Research has shown that as humans and animals age,..
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..
Researchers at McMaster University have uncovered significant new evidence in the quest for the elusive goal of gaining muscle and losing fat, an oft-debated problem for those trying to manage their weight, control their calories..
A recent study on university-going young adults, by researchers from the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS), is the first ever to show an association between meals eaten away from home and high blood pressure…
Doctors in Mexico have shown the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise in patients with heart failure, in research presented at the Mexican Congress of Cardiology 2015. The annual congress of the Mexican Society..
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..
New study in canines examines the effect of sleep loss on insulin sensitivity New research finds that one night of sleep deprivation and six months on a high-fat diet could both impair insulin sensitivity to..
Weight and physical activity levels are both factors in a child’s ability to acquire and use knowledge, a new study finds. “The question this paper asks that has not been asked before is whether it..
It’s no secret that slugging down caffeinated drinks in the evening can disrupt sleep. But a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology in..