Inflammation: What Is It, and how can my diet and behavior affect it?

Suppose you’ve been told to eat an anti-inflammatory diet, or maybe you’re a practitioner whose clients want to know whether

Is January 1 the best date to kick-start a weight loss diet?

By: Hassan S Dashti, PhD The most popular New Years resolution by far is weight loss. People kick-start their new

Are All Sugars Created Equal? Let’s Talk Fructose Metabolism

By Chris Radlicz According to NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) 2005-2010 the average American consumes about 20 teaspoons

Breakfast Consumption and Weight Loss

By Caitlin Dow, PhD Breakfast is often considered the “most important meal of the day,” and if you are looking

Immunometabolism: The Role of Iron in an Emerging Field

By Ann Liu, PhD Historically, immunology and metabolism have been distinct disciplines. However in recent decades we have learned that

Highlights from the Presidential Symposium: Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

By Teresa Johnson, MSPH, RD Robert Waterland, PhD, an associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine, described nutritional influences on

Colorful carrots get a new use, producing tracers to study the brain

By Ann Liu, PhD Researchers are using carrots to produce a new tracer that will help scientists study vision and

EB 2014: The Underappreciated Role of Intestinal Fat Storage

By Colby Vorland, Student Blogger Could a “fatty intestine” be related to insulin resistance and energy balance? These and other