NUTRITION AND METABOLISM

Weighing the evidence between the health benefits of a high-protein diet and a protein-restricted diet.

Source: Flickr from Manel Torralba

Be fit or long-lived? Can we be both fit and long-lived?


Milk.
Milk.
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These dairy nutrients may explain why milk/dairy products are a part of a healthy diet.


Turtles live for more than 100 years, but they do not exercise. Or do they?

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There are rationales for boosting fiber intake to suppress hunger, a scientific review investigates its performance in the context of a higher-fat meal.

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Background

Fat and fiber


I was challenged that fiber is “not essential”. Here’s my scientific opinion.

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The background

What is a nutrient?


NUTRITION AND METABOLISM

What went in must come out.

How Defecation Might Be The Key To Lower Blood Cholesterol?
How Defecation Might Be The Key To Lower Blood Cholesterol?
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From the perspective of appetite science and psychophysical bias.

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The more food is offered, the more is consumed.

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The more food is offered, the more is consumed.


The ups and downs, good and bad, exciting and boring.

The University of Auckland.
The University of Auckland.
The University of Auckland. Image by Arvid Olson from Pixabay

The Interview


A global shift in what was previously known as a feature of “affluent Western countries”.

Atherosclerotic plaque caused by high cholesterol. Source: Wikimedia Commons

JJ Lim, BSc (Hons)

Nutrition researcher; PhD in progress; Studying metabolism and weight management. Find me at Twitter: https://twitter.com/JJ_NutriScience

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