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One Of The Most Common Ingredients In The Western Diet Has Been Found To Alter Genes In The Brain

By Ben Taub IFL Science The use of soybean oil has increased dramatically over the last few decades, to the extent that is has become the most widely consumed edible oil in the US and other Western nations. However, its rise has coincided with an alarming escalation in metabolic conditions like diabetes, insulin resistance, and obesity, and a new …
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Carbohydrates and Barbell Training

by Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC Starting Strength Carbohydrates are perhaps the most misunderstood macronutrient. If I had to be a macronutrient, I’d probably be a carbohydrate. Since I am not, I’ll settle for being an author who defends their honor, palatability, and function in human physiology. The term carbohydrate originates from the root word carbo-, denoting carbon, and …
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Drinking 1% rather than 2% milk accounts for 4.5 years of less aging in adults

High-fat milk consumption is connected to significantly shorter telomeres Science Daily A new study shows drinking low-fat milk — both nonfat and 1% milk — is significantly associated with less aging in adults. Research on 5,834 U.S. adults by Brigham Young University exercise science professor Larry Tucker, Ph.D., found people who drink low-fat milk experience …