A plant-based diet and its relationship with oxidative biomarkers in footballers
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 The principles of the 'Blue Zone'  dietThe principles of the 'Blue Zone'  diet
 
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 A plant-based diet and its relationship with oxidative biomarkers in footballersA plant-based diet and its relationship with oxidative biomarkers in footballers
 
Researchers investigated the association between plant-based diets and oxidative biomarkers by calculating the plant-based diet index score and determining the levels of urinary biomarkers for oxidative stress in professional footballers.
 
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Researchers conducted clinical studies on murine animals and humans to evaluate the impact of high protein intake on the amino acid-mammalian target of the rapamycin complex 1 autophagy signaling pathway.
 
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 Prenatal Mediterranean diet reduces offspring obesity
 
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 Fasting-mimicking diet reduces biological age and disease risks, study shows
 
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 Unlocking the health benefits of Valentine's Day chocolates
 
Unlocking the health benefits of Valentine's Day chocolatesValentine's Day is here and plenty of couples are celebrating, but for some, chocolate is their one true love. Elvira de Mejia, professor of food science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign's College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), investigates the health benefits of dark, white, milk, and even Valentine's Day chocolates.
 
 
 Missing gut microbes after antibiotics and a high-fat diet may be to blame for sugar-free candy and gum giving you gas
 
Missing gut microbes after antibiotics and a high-fat diet may be to blame for sugar-free candy and gum giving you gasA recent Cell study showed how a high-fat diet and antibiotic exposure could trigger sorbitol intolerance by depleting Clostridia from the gut microbiota.
 
 
 Study explores health benefits of selenium and zinc-enriched eggs
 
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 Healthy lifestyles linked to specific metabolic markers, large study finds
 
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 Turning wine waste into wellness: Grape pomace's journey from by-product to superfood
 
Turning wine waste into wellness: Grape pomace's journey from by-product to superfoodA study in Foods highlights grape pomace's (GP) potential in preventing winery waste, showcasing its bioactive properties for health benefits and applications in food and cosmetics, contributing to sustainable industry practices.
 
 
 Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of sarcopenia
 
Ultra-processed foods linked to higher risk of sarcopeniaStudy finds a direct correlation between ultra-processed food consumption and increased risk of low muscle mass in adults, suggesting dietary changes could combat sarcopenia.
 
 
 Associations between food additive emulsifiers and cancer risk
 
Associations between food additive emulsifiers and cancer riskResearchers assessed associations between food emulsifier intake and cancer risk among NutriNet-Santé study participants.
 
 
 Finasteride may offer life-saving benefits beyond hair loss treatment
 
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 UK diet survey study investigates inclusion of ultra-processed foods in dietary guidelines
 
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 Ketogenic diet boosts brain's natural calm to combat epilepsy
 
Ketogenic diet boosts brain's natural calm to combat epilepsyA study in Cell Discovery shows the ketogenic diet increases brain GABA levels and the GABA/glutamate ratio through β-hydroxybutyric acid, offering a potential mechanism for its effectiveness in reducing epilepsy seizures.
 
 
 Impact of diet on health outcomes among United Kingdom Biobank participants
 
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 Increasing New Year's resolutions for healthier eating, Purdue report finds
 
Increasing New Year's resolutions for healthier eating, Purdue report findsFood or nutrition-related New Year's resolutions were more popular among consumers going into 2024 compared to last year, according to the January Consumer Food Insights Report.