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New 'MIND' diet may significantly protect against Alzheimers disease

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Even moderate adherence shows reduction in incidence, according to a paper published in the journal Alzheimers and Dementia.

Feast-and-famine diet could help extend life, study suggests

Posted in Medicine on 1st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Intermittent fasting caused a slight increase to SIRT 3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses.

Winter Months Causing Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted in Medicine on 16th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

According to nutrition researcher Peter Horvath, nearly 50 percent of people have insufficient amounts of vitamin D and 25 percent may be considered deficient.

How the brain controls the burning of fat

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The findings give new insights into how the brain regulates body fat, and may lead to more effective ways to lose weight and prevent obesity.

Experimental food additive makes people feel full sooner

Posted in Science on 11th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Inulin-propionate ester (IPE) could be added to foods, causing them to suppress the consumer's appetite.