Nothing wrong with breakfast

Skipping breakfast does not necessarily lead to weight gain and using breakfast does not speed up your metabolism, are quite surprising conclusions from two recent…

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Not so sweet: too much sugar bad for the heart

Overconsumption of sugar has been associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease for quite some time now.1 However, in the recent past sugar wasn’t…

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Exercise is exaggerated form of shivering

Recently has been established that human adults also carry brown/beige fat cells. Activation of brown/beige fat tissue results in energy being dissipated in the form…

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Synthetic genetic circuit for treatment of obesity

As treatment against obesity a cel implant that self-monitors the amount of lipids in the blood and that produces a anorectic hormone when there are…

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Book Review: Disease Proof

When I think about the people in my close environment I find it striking that quite a few of them are sick on a regular…

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Eat breakfast like a king

Who hasn’t heard of the expression: ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, dinner like a beggar’? Personally, I don’t know anyone eating…

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Deadly couple: sugar and fat

Nowadays, the nutritional world is divided into two camps. The conservative camp is holding on to out-dated ideas (e.g. saturated fat increases cardiovascular disease risk…

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