Mindful Eating

Slow down, you’re eating too fast. Distracted, hurried eating may add pounds and take away pleasure. Harvard Health: Mindful Eating Does this sound familiar? You’re at your computer, facing a wall of e-mails. After composing a reply, you hit “send” and reach for the bulging tuna wrap on your desk. After a few bites, chewing while […]

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Effect of dietary protein content on weight gain, energy expenditure, and body composition

The role of diet composition in response to overeating and energy dissipation in humans is unclear. Publimed: Effect of dietary protein content on weight gain, energy expenditure, and body composition during overeating: a randomized controlled trial. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of overconsumption of low, normal, and high protein diets on weight gain, energy expenditure, and […]

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Sugar versus fat: elimination of glycogen storage improves lipid accumulation

Triacylglycerol (TAG) and glycogen are the two major metabolites for carbon storage in most eukaryotic organisms. We investigated the glycogen metabolism of the oleaginous Yarrowia lipolytica and found that this yeast accumulates up to 16% glycogen in its biomass. Publimed: Sugar versus fat: elimination of glycogen storage improves lipid accumulation  Assuming that elimination of glycogen synthesis […]

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Sugar Consumption Produces Effects Similar to Early Life Stress Exposure

Adverse early life experience is a known risk factor for psychiatric disorders. It is also known that stress influences food preference. Frontiers: Sugar Consumption Produces Effects Similar to Early Life Stress Exposure on Hippocampal Markers of Neurogenesis and Stress Response We were interested in exploring whether the choice of diet following early life stress exerts long-lasting […]

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Excess exposure to insulin is the primary cause of insulin resistance and its associated atherosclerosis.

The main goal of this review is to provide more specific and effective targets for prevention and treatment of insulin resistance and associated atherosclerosis. Publimed: Excess exposure to insulin is the primary cause of insulin resistance and its associated atherosclerosis. Modern technologies and medicine have vastly improved human health and prolonged the average life span of […]

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