Newsy (Sep. 24, 2014) Three soda giants announced a plan to cut the amount of calories consumed via sugary drinks, but that doesn't mean cutting the calories in the drinks.
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AP (Feb. 27, 2014) The Obama administration says nutrition information on food is too confusing for consumers. The first lady announced proposed changes to the iconic Nutrition Facts panel that would make calories ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Sep. 30, 2013) 80% of meals in Laos consist of rice, which is rich in calories but poor in nutrients. This one-sided diet creates a lack of vitamins and minerals essential for healthy development.
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Sep. 26, 2016 It iss essential for cells to quickly ascertain whether it's possible to repair mistakes or to self-destruct for the good of the organism. That's because cells with a damaged genome often begin to ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Scientists can improve protein-based drugs by reaching into the evolutionary past, a new paper proposes. As a proof of concept for this approach, the research team showed how "ancestral sequence ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 The consumption of dietary supplements and cold therapies containing high concentrations of zinc is now being called into question, following research that suggests it may ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures, ground-breaking new research shows. On the basis of this discovery, scientists were able to completely ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A gene dubbed the ‘Teashirt’ by its discoverers has been identified as a link between children with kidney problems and autism, in a new study which has implications for how doctors working on ... read more
May 11, 2016 Dieters looking to cut calories may believe it's best to pick a fast casual restaurant over a fast food chain, but new research shows that may not be the best choice. According to researchers, ... read more
Sep. 23, 2015 To encourage consumers to lower their caloric intake, the US Food and Drug Administration now requires most chain restaurants to state the number of calories that each menu item contains. But is a ... read more
July 29, 2014 New research has looked into whether we take liquid calories into account when planning meals. Participants completed a computer-based match-fullness task which assessed the expected satiation of ... read more
Feb. 21, 2012 Is fructose being unfairly blamed for the obesity epidemic? Or do we just eat and drink too many calories? Researchers reviewed more than 40 published studies on whether the fructose molecule itself ... read more