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July 14, 2010

 

Fast food sandwich and French fries

Fast Food May Impede Brain Function

Scientists discover that high-fat diets actually dampen brain functions in test animals!

October 22, 2009

 

Cockroached And Junk Food

Roaches And Junk Food

Even cockroaches get fat. The surprising truth about junk food and health in animals.

June 30, 2009

 

Salad with various vegetables

Diet Betting: Does It Work?

Diet betting is a weight-loss tactic where people at work or groups of friends join weight loss pools. But does it work?

January 27, 2009

 

Umami Miami dish

Food for Thought (Literally!)

If you're smart about what you eat, you might actually become smarter!

December 25, 2008

 

Reading of working brain

Diet and the Evolution of Big Brains

Our development of larger brains had much to do with our evolution as a species. But the question is, what fueled the development of those larger brains?

October 5, 2007

 

Astronaut Giving Thumbs Up

Astronauts’ Diet

As you might expect, planning astronauts' diets requires special considerations. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 21, 2007

 

Close up of chocolate bar

Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 26, 2006

 

a man grabs a large weight that is on the ground

How You Get Those Big Muscles

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

June 20, 2006

 

salad

Statistically Insignificant

You may have heard of a recent study claiming that eating a low fat diet does nothing to prevent heart disease and cancer.

December 1, 2005

 

A Web of Disorders

Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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