Diet & Nutrition

Food and beverages provide the energy and nutrients you need to improve health, manage disease, and reduce the risk of disease. Complete nutrition requires ingestion and absorption of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids from protein and essential fatty acids from fat-containing food, also food energy in the form of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in the quality of life, health and longevity.
What Happens to the Body When we Diet?

The body starts to respond to healthy dietary changes as soon as they are made. This can be advantageous, because a diet can then eventually reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, as well as improve a person’s overall sense of well-being.

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Variations in inflammatory gene increase the risk of obesity

Variations in inflammatory gene increase the risk of obesity

Dietary oat bran can offset radiation-induced gut inflammation, study shows

Dietary oat bran can offset radiation-induced gut inflammation, study shows

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

ACD study underscores the prevalence of malnutrition among obese individuals

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Study finds new treatment approach for patients with salt sensitive hypertension

Early introduction of gluten may be an effective celiac disease prevention strategy

Early introduction of gluten may be an effective celiac disease prevention strategy

Study shows clear links between genetic predisposition of CVD and lifestyle factors

Study shows clear links between genetic predisposition of CVD and lifestyle factors

Study may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

Study may explain why hormone therapy slows progression of heart disease

Marine bacteria optimize nutrient uptake by switching between dispersal and resource exploitation

Marine bacteria optimize nutrient uptake by switching between dispersal and resource exploitation

Study demonstrates a proof-of-concept stem cell treatment in Parkinson's disease mouse model

Study demonstrates a proof-of-concept stem cell treatment in Parkinson's disease mouse model

Conflict, climate instability, and COVID-19 are affecting the health of women and children

Conflict, climate instability, and COVID-19 are affecting the health of women and children

Linoleic acid binds SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Linoleic acid binds SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases

Maternal gut microbiota can promote healthy fetal brain development

Maternal gut microbiota can promote healthy fetal brain development

Silk face masks could provide better protection against COVID-19

Silk face masks could provide better protection against COVID-19

Farming population is highly vulnerable to COVID-19

Farming population is highly vulnerable to COVID-19

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Spider venom peptide could help stop pain in irritable bowel syndrome

Over 20% of Americans suffer from food shortage, study reveals

Over 20% of Americans suffer from food shortage, study reveals

Researchers discover a hormone that might help tackle malabsorption

Researchers discover a hormone that might help tackle malabsorption

Vitamin E is essential for proper growth of nervous system

Vitamin E is essential for proper growth of nervous system

Removing cost burden increases use of coronary artery calcium screening

Removing cost burden increases use of coronary artery calcium screening