Signal pathway in the brain that controls food intake discovered — ScienceDaily

A group of researchers has developed an entirely novel approach to treating eating disorders. The scientists showed that a group of nerve cells in the hypothalamus (so-called AgRP, agouti-related peptide…

Researchers discover intake of FDA-approved drug modulates disease progression in Alzheimer’s disease model — ScienceDaily

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers found that niacin limits Alzheimer’s disease progression when used in models in the lab, a discovery that could potentially pave the way toward therapeutic…

A new study relates liquid fructose intake to fatty liver disease — ScienceDaily

A high-fat diet is not enough to cause short-term fatty liver disease. However, if this diet is combined with the intake of beverages sweetened with liquid fructose, the accumulation of…

Children eat what they like, but food intake driven more by what they dislike — ScienceDaily

It is often said that “children eat what they like,” but the results of a new study by Penn State nutritionists and sensory scientists suggests that when it comes to…

How to reduce sugar intake: 11 ways to curb your sweet tooth

During a global pandemic or even more moderately stressful life circumstances, we often turn to comforting sugary and carb-rich indulgences that may help to calm us down. Now for the…