Red meat and heart disease: what do controlled trials tell us?
Evidence on saturated fat and heart disease gets updated pretty often, but what’s the state of the evidence on red meat specifically?
If you eat very little one day, do you overeat the following days?
Common wisdom suggests that cutting calories too much on a given day will lead to binging the next day. This trial put it to the test.
Exploring curcumin for depression and anxiety
Depression sucks, and traditional depression treatments aren’t so great either. According to the literature, what effects might curcumin have on this mood disorder?
Let there be light! And vitamin D pills.
People with sub-optimal vitamin D levels have worse cardiovascular health profiles, yet vitamin D supplementation doesn’t seem to help. What gives? This trial aimed to find out.
Control your diet, control your depression?
With all the talk about diet impacting mood and depression, you might be surprised to know that very few controlled trials have investigated those actually diagnosed with depression. Here’s a brand new study.
Where do cravings come from? By Stephan Guyenet, PhD
Stephan is a neuroscientist who has researched the intricate mechanisms behind overeating.
Interview: Luis Villasenor
If you lift heavy weights, and you also use a ketogenic diet, Luis is the oracle of evidence-based information. We pick his brain here.
Are ketogenic diets beneficial to the fitness and fatness of healthy adults?
Ketogenic diets are studied for a variety of conditions, including in those with metabolic disorders, and also occasionally in athletes. But how does it perform in generally healthy adults?