Gut microbiomes help bears on vastly different diets reach the same size

A recent study of the gut microbiome of Alaskan brown bears (Ursus arctos) shows that microbial life in the intestines of bears allows them to attain comparable size and fat stores while consuming very different diets. The work sheds light on the role of the gut microbiome in maintaining health in wild omnivores. “We think … Read more

20 Questions: Carson and the Lady director Colm G Doran on never getting enough sleep and why life is too short for diets…

1 UP And that’s it, what’s your morning routine? A routine is practically non-existent. My brain is usually in ‘full gear’ until the wee hours of the morning, as that’s when I have ideas for new writing or how to solve problems within projects I’m working on, so I sleep into the wee hours of … Read more

Review of third-stage finishing pig diets can help reduce losses

A more frugal approach to third-stage finishing diets has been a potential cost saver for pig farmers desperately trying to minimize losses this year. Adjustments have tended to be small and focused on vitamin levels, particularly phosphorous and amino acid levels, starting at around 90kg live weight. Independent swine nutritionist Andrew Zarkos-Smith stresses that any … Read more

As food prices rise, nutritionists explain how diets can remain affordable and healthy

The recent increase in food prices, especially chicken and eggs, a main source of protein, may have created a new set of challenges for those in the low-income group who were already struggling to afford healthy meals for themselves and your families. Fears that these people may turn to more affordable but unhealthy options such … Read more

More than 17,000 doctors ask the White House to shape nutrition policy on plant-based diets

July 18, 2022 — A US-based nonprofit committee of physicians is calling on the Biden-Harris administration to put the benefits of plant-based diets and ingredients at the center of discussions at the upcoming White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Health (PCRH) in Washington, DC, which claims to have … Read more

Opinion: Why we fell in love with fad diets | summary ST

yesYou can walk the aisles of any bookstore and you’ll find a multitude of diet books, from general “healthy eating” cookbooks to specific or clinical how-to books that focus on various dietary regimens, such as gluten-free and ketogenic. If one had to read them all, it would be very confusing. Some ban fats, while others … Read more

Trade agreements and changing diets are key factors influencing nutrient-rich foods — ScienceDaily

Research by the University of Southampton shows that future choices on trade, diet and climate change will be crucial to securing the UK’s micronutrient food supply. The scientists conclude that factors such as Brexit, the move to plant-based diets, and any further disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic will all be major influences on our food … Read more

Trade agreements and changing diets, key factors influencing nutrient dense food supply for the UK

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Research by the University of Southampton shows that future choices on trade, diet and climate change will be crucial to ensuring the UK’s micronutrient food supply. The scientists conclude that factors such as Brexit, the shift to plant-based diets, and any further disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic will all be major … Read more

High levels of physical activity do not counteract poor diets

© Rawpixelimages Proving that you can’t “beat” poor diets, researchers found that exercise only benefits health when coupled with healthy eating People who have high levels of physical activity and a high-quality diet have the lowest risk of death, showing that poor diets cannot be fixed with high levels of exercise. “Some people may think … Read more

Agriculture and diets need an overhaul to protect the planet: scientists

STOCKHOLM — With new evidence that human activity has exceeded the limits necessary to preserve ecosystems, the impact of food systems around the world needs to be reassessed, scientists say. For that reason, the researchers decided to work on a second version of the EAT-Lancet Commissionan ambitious report that in 2019 created the first assessment … Read more

Personalized diets during pregnancy? A look at nutrigenomic tests

Ideal during the early stages of pregnancy to get an idea of ​​the best way forward regarding diet and nutrition. Diet and nutrition take on a whole new meaning when you learn that your body is the home base of a growing baby. Eating well suddenly becomes a huge responsibility, as what moms eat during … Read more

Nieman: Toronto study provides useful data on vegetarian diets for young children

Breadcrumb Trail Links family and child Publication date: June 25, 2022 • 13 minutes ago • 4 minutes of reading • join the conversation A new study provides more detailed data on the impact of a vegetarian diet on young children. Getty Image. Photo by vaaseenaa /Getty Images/iStockphoto article content Surveys like the National Health … Read more

Vegan and Vegetarian Diets May Be Lacking in Certain Nutrients: Here’s How to Get More of Them

Vegan and vegetarian diets are certainly in, with more people than ever making the change. While some people choose to follow a plant-based diet for environmental reasons, others adopt these diets due to their health benefits. Not surprising, given that studies have linked vegetarian and vegan diets to lower body mass index (BMI) and a … Read more

Sustainable diet: “We cannot govern our diets by the carbon footprint”

By 2050, it is estimated that we will have 9.7 billion people to feed. Let’s digest that for a minute, okay? Such a figure seems to go completely against any idea of ​​’sustainable’ food production, or a ‘sustainable’ diet, doesn’t it? How do we sustain so many lives without causing the demise of our planet? … Read more

Scientist Evaluates Dietary Eating Patterns for Healthy Adults Consuming Dairy-Free Vegetarian or Vegan Diets : USDA ARS

Scientist Evaluates Dietary Eating Patterns for Healthy Adults Consuming Dairy-Free Vegetarian or Vegan Diets Contact: Maribel AlonsoEmail: [email protected] June 13, 2022 A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist evaluated the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) Healthy Vegetarian Dietary Pattern and found that it can be adapted for a vegetarian or … Read more

Promotion of healthy diets in Sri Lanka

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) have posed a critical health challenge for Sri Lanka for several decades. Estimated to account for 83 percent of all deaths in Sri Lanka today, NCDs have serious health and economic consequences for both the individual and the country. In 2000 and 2010, deaths that occurred due to NCDs were estimated at … Read more