General Diet

Are we what we eat?

Public Release: 29-Mar-2016   Evidence of a vegetarian diet permanently shaping the human genome to change individual risk of cancer and heart disease Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press)   Caption Worldwide map shows frequency of an adaptive allele… Read More ›

Most adults believe their diets meet nutritional requirements, despite prevalence of diseases associated with deficiencies

Public Release: 8-Sep-2015   Survey reinforces further understanding of dietary deficiencies and optimum nutrition needed New data finds most adults believe their diets meet nutritional requirements, despite prevalence of diseases associated with deficiencies Tonic Life Communications USA September 8, 2015,… Read More ›

Total carotenoids in American women’s breast milk is about 40 percent lower than levels in Chinese women’s milk and about 25 percent lower than levels in Mexican women’s milk.

  Public Release: 10-Jun-2015 Carotenoid levels in breast milk vary by country, diet Purdue University WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University-led analysis of breast milk concludes that levels of health-promoting compounds known as carotenoids differ by country, with the… Read More ›

Oil or fat?

Public Release: 27-Apr-2015 Saturated fatty acids might directly damage heart Olive oil is universally considered a much healthier alternative to meat fat. Plant-derived oils (such as olive oil, canola oil, and vegetable oil) largely consist of unsaturated fatty acids, whereas… Read More ›