Tag: Eating

NIH study compares low-fat, plant-based diet to low-carb, animal-based diet

People on a low-fat, plant-based diet ate fewer daily calories but had higher insulin and blood glucose levels, compared to when they ate a low-carbohydrate, animal-based diet, according to a small but highly controlled study at the National Institutes of Health. Led by researchers at the National Institute […]

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Eating habits partly down to your genetics, finds new study

Your food intake patterns are partly under genetic control, according to the latest research from researchers at King’s College London, published today in the journal Twin Research and Human Genetics. Researchers can study the quality of an individual’s typical diet by using a type of analysis called ‘dietary indices’. […]

Study identifies the mechanism by which eating fish reduces risk of cardiovascular disease

Abastract in italiano: Uno studio identifica il meccanismo con cui mangiare pesce riduce il rischio di malattie cardiovascolari. Una dieta ricca di pesci o di omega 3 modula la concentrazione di lipidi che vengono trasmessi alle cellule dalle lipoproteine ??e riduce la probabilità di aterosclerosi, secondo lo studio […]

Face up to eating disorders, and seek help

Study finds barriers among young people. A new study has found young people are leaving it ‘too late’ to seek help for eating disorders, citing fear of losing control over their eating or weight, denial, and failure to perceive the severity of the illness as reasons not to […]

Weight for it: Time-restricted eating benefits those at risk for diabetes, heart disease

Pilot study finds limiting food consumption to a 10-hour window each day translated into lost pounds, lower blood pressure and more stable insulin levels. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors, such as high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, that increase the risk for […]

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