Science Catch-up. Mouth Electrodes Let You Taste and Chew in Virtual Reality

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. Mouth electrodes let you taste and chew in virtual…

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Science Catch-up. Why Don’t You Like Cheese? Let’s Ask Your Brain

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. Why don’t you like cheese? Let’s ask your brain……

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Nutrigenetics 101: Eating Right For Your Genes

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Conveniently download this 62-page Science Report. Contains links to extra reading materials and scientific references. “Give up gluten!” “Ditch the dairy!” “Follow the high-protein diet of our Paleo ancestors!” “Go meat-free for better health!” “High-fat diets are the way forward!” Have you ever wondered why some diets seem to work so well for your friends…

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Book Review. How Not To Die – by Dr Greger

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We thought it’d be fun to review a book (in this case How Not To Die) and highlight the kinds of things we noticed that perhaps most readers are not aware of. Before we get started, just bear in mind that this is not a full, exhaustive, comprehensive analysis. Instead, we’d like to share some…

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Science Catch-up. New Brain Cells Caught Suppressing Appetite

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. New brain cells caught suppressing appetite [Video] 2. Pleasurable…

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Science Catch-up. Blame Your Genes If You Don’t Lose Weight?

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. Blame your genes if you don’t lose weight? 2.…

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[CASE STUDY] How Much Sugar Is In That Smoothie?

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I get this asked a lot: “What’s WRONG with freshly-made natural fruit juices and smoothies?” Let me start by telling you that, luckily, in nutrition science there are NO black-and-white answers. I say “luckily” because the direction of nutrition isn’t blanket advice. It’s personalisation. Your genetics, your needs (biochemical, etc.), your goals, and your preferences…

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Science Catch-up. Could You Have a Wheat Sensitivity?

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. Could you have a wheat sensitivity? Biomarkers found for…

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Science Catch-up. Why is Harvard Sticking the Knife into Butter Again?

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Welcome to our Thursday’s Science Catch-up: curated links by The Health Sciences Academy. Get our email updates every other Thursday here (it’s free). Let’s catch you up with studies and news that recently made the headlines! Click on your favourite topics to read our summary: 1. Why is Harvard sticking the knife into butter again?…

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Do Low-Carb Diets Suppress Appetite?

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Conveniently download this 32-page Science Report. Contains links to extra reading materials and scientific references. Feeling hungry is the most unwanted side effect of any dieting attempt. So finding ways to reduce hunger is the “holy grail” of weight loss. Low-carb diet books and blogs, promising that you can “diet without hunger”, seem like a…

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