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Soda Taxes, Soft Drink Consumption, And Children’s Body Mass Index

06 April 2010

Taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages have been proposed to combat obesity. Using data on state sales taxes for soda and...

The truth about palm oil !

02 April 2010

Surprisingly, out of all the recently published studies about palm oil, there isn’t any mentioning the negative impact...

Food addictions: true or false?

31 March 2010

Until now, there isn’t any scientific study showing the true physiological existence of the phenomenon of food...

New RDA by the AFSSA for lipids

31 March 2010

The AFSSA recently published a report about lipids: it is globally advised, for a healthy adult, to have a daily intake...

The fantastic powers of fluorescent light

22 March 2010

A team of researchers of the United States Department of Agriculture showed that the rate of C, K and E vitamins as...

An instrument to measure the impact of a balanced diet on the quality of life

22 March 2010

To make people take nutritional issues into account in their food choices, the positive impact of this behaviour on the...

Antidepressants and obesity

22 March 2010

The results of a study in an obese population revealed that these ones consumed more psychoactive drugs than average....

Probiotics to avoid kidney stones…

22 March 2010

A study showed that the intake of a probiotic during four weeks allowed to significantly reduce oxalate intestinal...

Expenses to eat better?

21 March 2010

A recent study in Amsterdam tried to stress the link between the energy density and the cost of single food items: the...

Lutein and zeaxanthin, a protection against AMD

16 March 2010

Parisian researchers measured the evolution of macular pigment density in patients presenting drusens (deposits...

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