Articles in this issue
Interview: Brad Dieter, PhD
In this interview, we pick Brad’s brain on a number of topics, including diabetic kidney disease, science writing, and the possibility of nominative determinism involving his last name!
Interview: Margaret Leitch, PhD
In this interview with experimental psychologist Margaret Leitch, we discuss the psychology of weight loss, the utility of statistics for researchers, and maternal nutrition.
Fish Oil Supplementation for Insulin Resistance: Nothing but a Fish Burp?
Fish oil has been studied a lot for numerous health claims, including improving insulin resistance. But quantity does not necessarily equal quality.
Can probiotics help with inflammatory bowel disease?
A older meta-analysis surprisingly found that probiotics do not have a clear effect on IBD. Since then, new research has come to light.
Can the Mediterranean Diet curtail inflammation in Type 2 diabetes?
Evidence suggests that the Mediterranean diet can be beneficial for people with diabetes. Those benefits may also extend to inflammation.
Can alpha-lipoic acid supplementation shed some pounds?
The evidence for alpha-lipoic acid's effect on weight loss is conflicting. This meta-analysis casts some light on the issue
A bit of caffeine may help the antidepressants go down
Antidepressants typically take a while to start working. Can caffeine help them kick in faster?
Stepping up weight loss: Can walking help dieters shed fat?
Walking doesn't do much for fat loss on its own. But there's reason to suspect it could boost the benefits of a caloric deficit.
Margaret Wertheim, M.S., RD; Alex Leaf, M.S.; Courtney Silverthorn, PhD; Zach Bohannan, M.S.; Anders Nedergaard, Ph.D.; Jeff Rothschild, M.Sc., RD; Greg Palcziewski, PhD; James Graham, PhD
Gregory Lopez, MA, PharmD; Pablo Sanchez Soria, PhD; Kamal Patel, MBA, MPH, PhD(c)
Stephan Guyenet, PhD; Adel Moussa, PhD(c); Arya Sharma, PhD, MD; Sarah Ballantyne, PhD; Katherine Rizzone, MD; Mark Kern, PhD, RD; Gillian Mandich, PhD(c)
Antonius Khengdro & Calla Lee