Walking Off The Influence of "Thrifty Genes"

“I can’t help it, it’s my genes” is a familiar phrase among frustrated dieters and gym goers who feel they can’t make the scale budge despite all efforts to reduce calories and exercise more. There may be something to their justification. After all, weight can depend partly on genetic makeup (among several other factors). Luckily,Continue reading “Walking Off The Influence of "Thrifty Genes"”

Blogging the ASN Meeting at EB 2012

Welcome new followers! I’m excited to report that I’ve been selected as official blogger for The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) 76th Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2012 (EB 2012) on April 21 through 25 in San Diego, Calif. Click here for a peek at the preliminary program. What exactly is EBContinue reading “Blogging the ASN Meeting at EB 2012”