Can resveratrol really stave off Alzheimers disease?

Posted in Science on 12th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Extremely calorie-restricted diets greatly reduce age-related diseases in animals. The hope is that resveratrol activates sirtuins to get the same benefits.

UK Diabetes cases soar by 60% in past decade

Posted in Medicine on 17th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

More than 3.3 million people have the condition, up from 2.1 million in 2005. The inability to control the level of sugar in the blood can lead to blindness and amputations.

Trans fats, but not saturated fats, have been linked to greater risk of death and heart disease

Posted in Science on 15th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

'For years everyone has been advised to cut out fats, but there are different kinds of fats.'

The MIND diet may slow brain aging by 7.5 years

Posted in Science on 7th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Eating a group of specific foods may slow cognitive decline among aging adults, even when not at risk of developing Alzheimers disease, according to researchers.

Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to type 2 diabetes

Posted in Featured, Science on 15th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

New research reveals the significance of the nutrition endured by ancestors.