A sleepless night can easily find a person craving junk foods the next day. Now a new study has figured out just what is going on in the brain to drive this.
Eating food slowly seems like good advice. But why could it better for you to slow down at the dinner table? Maybe because new research finds that fast eaters are at greater risk of weight gain and metabolic disease. The advice seems credible: eat slowly so that you have a chance to feel full before […]
Raw food eating is one of today’s hottest dietary trends. So does this mean you should pause and think twice before obliterating the nutrients in your food every time you cook it? Fear not – on the scales of health, there is little to be concerned about. Cooking food is something we have done since […]
Last week, a major study came out apparently calling into question current advice about carbohydrate and fat recommendations. The Internet and media organisations went into meltdown with claims that too many carbohydrates could be sending you to an early grave. Scrolling past the headlines (and actually reading the paper) gave a healthy dose of boring because […]
Telomeres are the protective cap at the end of DNA which protects our chromosomes. The length of telomeres shortens with age which raises the intriguing possibility that telomere length forms a key part of the ageing process. Now scientists are looking into how much diet can influence telomere length. Telomeres are one of today’s hottest […]