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Why people gain weight as they get older

Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered why that is: Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to... Continue Reading →

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Poor diet can lead to blindness, case study shows

An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient's blindness, according to a new case report published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The University of Bristol researchers who examined the case recommend clinicians consider nutritional optic neuropathy in... Continue Reading →

Gut-brain connection helps explain how overeating leads to obesity

Eating extra servings typically shows up on the scale later, but how this happens has not been clear. A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation by a multi-institutional team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals a... Continue Reading →

Anti-starvation trick that saved our ancestors may underlie obesity epidemic

A molecular "trick" that kept our ancient ancestors from starving may now be contributing to the obesity epidemic, a new study finds. In starvation times, researchers say, animals were more likely to survive if they could hoard and stretch out... Continue Reading →

Diet rich in animal protein is associated with a greater risk of death

A diet rich in animal protein and meat in particular is not good for the health, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland finds, providing further backing for earlier research evidence. Men who favored animal protein over plant-based... Continue Reading →

7 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are meant to be savored and food and drink are part of the celebration. As we gather together to eat and drink, here are some suggestions to help you manage your health and weight from P.K. Newby, “The... Continue Reading →

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