The future of nutrition research

There is little question that nutrition provides the foundation of health and wellbeing and that research into better nutrition is central to enabling a population live healthier, more productive, and longer lives. With this perspective in mind, the American Society for Nutrition assembled a working group of leading nutrition thought leaders to identify a listContinue reading “The future of nutrition research”

Could how much and often people eat depend on their genes?

Thanks to the Human Genome Project, we humans now know that we are all really very much the same at the level of our DNA. Our genomes are 99.9 percent identical, leaving really only 0.1 percent responsible for giving each of us what we would consider our differences or unique qualities. It’s within this 0.1Continue reading “Could how much and often people eat depend on their genes?”