Entries by foodexposed


Epigenetics influences food choices. Obese children at greater risk

A series of studies have highlighted the role of genetics and the contributing risk factor to offspring underscoring the need for a healthy diet in both parents. Rates of maternal obesity have risen exponentially in the past two decades and… 0 Shares |

Breast cancer cells controlled by lifestyle factors, plant nutrient combination and epigenetic changes

A series of studies presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology has revealed that lifestyle changes focused on healthy eating and regular exercises decreases bio-markers related to breast cancer recurrence and mortality.… 0 Shares |

Immune response in obese individuals linked to psychological stress

A new scientific study has linked an immune response in overweight and obese individuals to psychological stress contributing to chronic and life-threatening diseases.… 0 Shares |

Saturated fats cause increase in inflammation exacerbating tissue damage

An Imperial College in London study has specified that high saturated fats causes an increase in the presence and activity of monocytes (white blood cells) that migrate into vital organ tissue. The monocytes exacerbate tissue damage as they increase the… 0 Shares |

Child’s genes influenced by mother’s diet

A new study, published in Nature Communications has revealed that a mother’s diet before conception has been linked to how her child’s genes function. Epigenetics is defined as environmental change which impact on gene expression. In other words environmental factors … 0 Shares |

Stroke leading cause of death in the US. Nutrition associated with stroke.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention Report has released a report specifying leading causes of death in the United States. Stroke has dropped from it’s fourth place ranking to fifth switching positions with unintentional injuries which killed 1, 579… 0 Shares |

Type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and dementia prevented by Dark Chocolate.

In another study which no doubt will delight chocolate lovers, additional health benefits to chocolate has been determined. In this study different groups of lab mice were fed a different diet including high-fat and low-fat diets, and high-fat diets supplemented… 0 Shares |

Non-alcoholic liver disease can be treated with phytochemicals

Researchers at the University of Georgia have revealed that plant chemicals have a beneficial impact on a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The plant chemicals used by the researchers were -resveratrol, found in grapes; genistein, found in soybeans; and… 0 Shares |

Nutritional epigenetics is linked to cancer and reduction in mortality

Epigenetics is the change in gene expression controlled by environmental factors. A number of studies have started to demonstrate the effect of nutritional effects on gene expression and how it impacts on certain diseases, including cancer.… 0 Shares |

Restricting growth impacts on cancer development. PAT4 protein linked to cancerous tumor growth.

A new study, published by Oxford University, has revealed that aggressive cancer cells manufacture PAT4. PAT4 uses the available cell nutrients from cells, including healthy tissue.… 0 Shares |