A new “food-print” model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that, with dietary changes, the U.S. could feed significantly more people from existing agricultural land.
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Eating More Healthy Fats in Place of Either Carbs or Saturated Fats Improves Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes
Eating more unsaturated fats in place of either dietary carbohydrate or saturated fat reduces blood sugar, insulin levels, and other metrics related to type 2 diabetes, according to a new meta-analysis of data from 102 randomised feeding trials in...
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For the first time, researchers led by Tufts University engineers have integrated nano-scale sensors, electronics and microfluidics into threads – ranging from simple cotton to sophisticated synthetics – that can be sutured through multiple...
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Eating less may help us lead longer, healthier lives, according to new results from a large, multicenter study led by Tufts researchers. The paper reveals that a 25 percent reduction in calories can significantly lower markers of chronic...
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A study by researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine found that on average offensive linemen from a Division III college football conference weighed 38 percent more in 2014 than they did in 1956, while the average male’s weight over the...
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Seventeen college students from across the country are at Tufts University’s Boston campus for ten weeks to experience life in a lab. The Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences program provides research and career training to students typically...
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Neurons in the brain that control hunger are regulated by AMPK, a protein activated during fasting, report researchers from Tufts University. The study sheds light on the biological mechanisms that regulate feeding behavior, and serves as a...
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A study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience led by Yongjie Yang of Tufts University School of Medicine identifies an astroglial trigger mechanism as contributing to symptoms of fragile X syndrome in mice.
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The appeal of Republic presidential nominee Donald Trump's "straight talk" style and social political movements expert
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Nutrition scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston with support from AARP Foundation are introducing an updated MyPlate for Older Adults icon to help older adults develop and maintain...
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