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November 25, 2015

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November 25, 2015

The Myth About L-Trypophan in Turkey

Nov. 24, 2015 — Turkey itself doesn’t make you sleepy after a Thanksgiving meal. What makes you sleepy is eating very large quantities of turkey, stuffing, potatoes and pie. Turkey does contain tryptophan, but so ... read more

Vitamin D Does Not Reduce Colds in Asthma Patients

Nov. 23, 2015 — Vitamin D supplements do not reduce the number or severity of colds in asthma patients, according to a new study. The findings surprised the researchers who had previously published research showing ... read more

Potential Treatment Approach for Glycogen Storage Disease

Nov. 18, 2015 — A potential treatment strategy for an often-fatal inherited glycogen storage disease has been identified by researchers. Patients with the disorder lack the enzyme that enables their livers to ... read more

Coconut Oil Can Control Overgrowth of a Fungal Pathogen in GI Tract, Study in Mice Suggests

Nov. 18, 2015 — Coconut oil controlled the overgrowth of a fungal pathogen called Candida albicans (C. albicans) in mice, new research shows. In humans, high levels of C. albicans in the gastrointestinal tract can ... read more

Research Shows Benefits, Danger of Ultraman Competition

Nov. 18, 2015 — The endurance competition called the Ultraman can lead to large reductions in body fat, but also causes temporary muscle damage and potentially insulin resistance, new research ... read more

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Harm Bone Health

Nov. 17, 2015 — In a new animal study, researchers examined how the development of obesity and insulin resistance contribute to bone-fracture risk and whether exercise prevents weight gain and diabetes and protects ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — If you're a man, how much you eat may have more to do with the gender of your dining companions than your appetite. A new study has found that men will eat significantly more food in the company ... read more

Nov. 17, 2015 — Researchers have identified a mechanism that allows cancer cells to respond and grow rapidly when levels of sugar in the blood rise. This may help to explain why people who develop conditions in ... read more

Endurance Athletes Who 'Go Against the Grain' Become Incredible Fat-Burners

Nov. 17, 2015 — Elite endurance athletes who eat very few carbohydrates burned more than twice as much fat as high-carb athletes during maximum exertion and prolonged exercise in a new study -- the highest ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — A new study of 5,000 9- to 11-year-olds demonstrates significant positive associations between breakfast consumption and educational outcomes.The research found that the odds of an above average ... read more

Impact of High-Fat Diet on Red Blood Cells May Cause Cardiovascular Disease

Nov. 16, 2015 — Researchers have discovered the negative impact a high fat diet has on red blood cells and how these cells, in turn, promote the development of cardiovascular ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — Drinking coffee daily was associated with a lower risk of deaths from Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and neurological diseases in nonsmokers. Regular consumption of coffee can be included ... read more

Nov. 16, 2015 — New insights into what nutrients fat cells metabolize to make fatty acids have been released by scientists. The findings pave the way for understanding potential irregularities in fat cell metabolism ... read more

How Depleting the Gut Microbiota Protects from Obesity

Nov. 16, 2015 — By studying mice without microbiota, scientists were able to demonstrate how the absence of microbiota has a remarkable effect against obesity. Indeed, it triggers a surprising metabolic mechanism: ... read more

Healthy Diet May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women

Nov. 13, 2015 — A healthy diet may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in African-American women, according to new ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Women with apple-shaped bodies -- those who store more of their fat in their trunk and abdominal regions -- may be at particular risk for the development of eating episodes during which they ... read more

Nov. 13, 2015 — Eating sweet foods causes the brain to form a memory of a meal, according to ... read more

Dietary Potassium May Help Prevent Kidney, Heart Problems in Diabetics

Nov. 13, 2015 — Higher levels of urinary potassium excretion, which closely correlate with intake amounts, were linked with a slower decline of kidney function and a lower incidence of cardiovascular complications ... read more

Researchers Identify Liver Pathway Linked to Negative Impacts of High-Fat, High-Cholesterol Diet

Nov. 12, 2015 — It's no secret that a high-fat, high-cholesterol "junk food" diet has been linked to major health problems, including high blood cholesterol and the buildup of plaques in the arteries, ... read more

Sweet News for Soda, Coffee Drinkers: Stevia Less Bitter Than Before

Nov. 11, 2015 — Good news for consumers with a sweet tooth. Food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia's bitter aftertaste by physical -- rather than chemical -- ... read more

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