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Diet for One? Scientists Stalk the Dream of Personalized Nutrition

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutrigenomics.” Could personalized nutrition, informed by knowledge of an individual’s DNA, help prevent and even treat diet-related diseases? The results of early studies from Harvard, Stanford and elsewhere were compelling:… Read More »

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet – NPR

Enlarge this image A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption toggle caption Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF “A Low-Fat Diet Helps… Read More »

A New Diet Study Confirms Your Worst Suspicions About Ultra-Processed Foods – Gizmodo

Image: Scott Olson (Getty Images) A U.S. government-led trial may confirm the worst fears of anyone whose diet starts and ends in the frozen food aisle. It suggests that people who mostly eat ultra-processed foods will take in more calories and gain more weight than those who stick to mostly unprocessed foods—even if the two… Read More »