Nutritional Biochemistry

Silencing the alarm over a recent paper on dietary protein and atherosclerosis

A recent report that high protein intake contributes to atherosclerosis has limited relevance to anyone but transgenic mice

Understanding science

Research Worth Sharing, March 2024 Edition

Organ-specific aging, a blood-based test for brain tumors, avoiding bananas in smoothies, stair-climbing tests for frailty, and omega-3 intake and CVD

Nutritional Biochemistry

“DNA diets” are still a long way off from offering an easier route to weight loss

A recent study reports that leveraging genetics to inform diet choice is ineffective in promoting weight loss beyond the effects of calorie restriction alone

Preventing Chronic Disease

Removing race as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease?

The AHA has announced a new “race-free” assessment tool, but eliminating this variable carries the potential to increase – rather than decrease – racial disparities in healthcare

Nutritional Biochemistry

Optimizing protein quantity, distribution, and quality

Maximizing muscle protein synthesis is more than a matter of daily protein intake. How we distribute protein throughout the day matters, as does protein quality.

Exercise & Physical Health

Aerobic exercise for Parkinson’s disease

The neuroprotective nature of aerobic exercise influences a variety of Parkinson’s disease symptoms, on top of its role in impacting disease risk and progression

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