- People who eat full-fat dairy products are less likely to develop diabetes than those eating low-fat dairy alternatives.
- Oil and water apparently do mix in this new fat-burning product from Bulletproof executive Dave Asprey.
- The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommends dietary fat no longer be limited, though saturated fat should be restricted to 10 percent of total calories.
- A study found that almost two-thirds of the world's obese and overweight population reside in poorer countries. Researchers blame a global shift in diet that includes more meat, sugar, and fat.
- The residents of the Cretan village of Anogia and its surrounding areas express a gene variation that appears to protect them from cardiovascular disease.
- A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.
- Fewer taste cells may make it more difficult for obese people to taste sweet stimuli.
- In a study of 1458 European adolescents, high chocolate intake corresponded to lower body fat levels.
- A little bit of body fat may be the key to helping older people live longer, according to a new study, which found that slightly overweight people were more likely to survive over the course of 16 years than any other group.
- To many in their 40s and 50s, part of the dread of middle age is the fear of weight gain.
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- Monounsaturated fats in canola oil can reduce abdominal fat and cut risk for metabolic syndrome.