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Fueling the body on fat

Researchers have found what appears to be a critical tuning dial for controlling whole body energy, according to a new report in the January issue of Cell Metabolism. When energy levels within cells drop, it sets off a ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Western diet exacerbates sepsis

High fat diets cause a dramatic immune system overreaction to sepsis, a condition of systemic bacterial infection. An experimental study in mice, published in the open access journal BMC Physiology, has shown that a diet ...

Oct 19, 2010
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Western diet link to ADHD

A new study from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows an association between ADHD and a 'Western-style' diet in adolescents.

Jul 29, 2010
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Western diets turn on fat genes

Those extra helpings of gravy and dessert at the holiday table are even less of a help to your waistline than previously thought. According to a new research report recently appearing online in The FASEB Journal, a diet t ...

Nov 30, 2009
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High fat diet increases inflammation in the mouse colon

(PhysOrg.com) -- In mice fed a diet high in fat and low in fiber, vitamin D and calcium -- the so-called Western diet -- expression of a series of genes collectively associated with immune and inflammatory responses was altered. ...

Nov 12, 2009
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