nutrition

Eating sweet food forms memories that may control eating habits

Posted in Science on 14th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Neurons in the dorsal hippocampus, the part of the brain that is critical for episodic memory, are activated by consuming sweets.

A new class of anti-obesity compounds with potential anti-diabetic properties

Posted in Science on 25th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Mice with pre-existing obesity lost 20 percent of their body weight and about 50 percent of their fat mass.

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 Cause Of Overeating Might Be A Brain Hormone Deficiency, According To A New Study

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

GLP-1 peptides let the brain know when we are satisfied and that we should stop eating.

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.