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A fat-regulating enzyme could hold the key to obesity, diabetes, cancer, other diseases

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It had already been known that the enzyme known as phosphatidic acid phosphatase plays a crucial role in regulating the amount of fat in the human body. Controlling it is therefore of interest in the ...

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Taking a break from dieting may improve weight loss

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Avoiding continuous dieting may be the key to losing weight and keeping the kilos off, the latest research shows. Researchers showed in a randomized controlled trial, that taking a two-week break during dieting may improve ...

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The body's own fat-metabolism protects against the harmful effects of sugar

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Researchers have discovered that the fat-metabolism in the cells takes place simultaneously with a detoxification of the harmful substances from the blood sugar, which can avert the damage that can in turn lead to age-related ...

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Kourtney Kardashian Reveals Her Secrets to Eating Healthy at Restaurants (Like How to Avoid the Bread Basket)

The reality star reveals how she wards off temptation and how she prepares food before a big trip with her three kids. This article originally appeared on People.com. Kourtney Kardashian is sharing her secrets to keeping a healthy diet despite ...

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5 Common Myths About Protein

How and when you get your fats, carbohydrates, and protein every day can have a big impact on your ability to improve your physique. But when muscle building, strength development, and body-composition improvements are the goal, protein has a special ...

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Biomarkers in the blood prove strong role of food for type 2 diabetes

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A pioneering method has demonstrated its potential in a large study, showing that metabolic fingerprints from blood samples could render important new knowledge on the connection between food and health. The study finds that diet ...

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Cold comfort: Fat-rich diets and adaptation among indigenous Siberian populations

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Recently, scientists have been exploring the genetic signatures of adaptation in several indigenous cold-adapted human populations. Now, a new study has identified new signals of adaptation across multiple genes and exploring a rich demographic history. ...

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13 Zinc-Rich Foods

The body doesn’t readily store zinc, so you need to get some every day—but only a small amount. The recommended daily allowance (RDA) is 8 mg per day for women. That number rises to 11 mg for pregnant women, and ...

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Khloé Kardashian Reveals the 'Sooo Easy' 3-Ingredient Breakfasts She Eats to Fuel Her Workouts

This article originally appeared on People.com. Khloé Kardashian is all about simplifying her mornings. In a new post on her website, the reality star—who often documents her efforts in the gym with her sister Kourtney on Snapchat—says she likes to ...

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What Is High-Protein Bread—and Should You Try It?

You may have seen pics of high-protein bread (or bagels, waffles, or tortillas) popping up on Instagram lately. High-protein baked goods are really taking off, as the popularity of protein-packed everything (from snack chips to coffee creamer!) reaches a fever pitch. But ...

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