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Can restricting calories help you to live longer?

From Post Reproductive Health Studies have shown that the UK population is becoming increasingly skewed towards older adults,1 and that this trend is likely to continue in the future. Concomitantly, increasing levels of obesity have led to predictions that 700 … Continue reading

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“Most people are simply not designed to eat pasta”: Evolutionary explanations for obesity in the low-carbohydrate diet movement

From Public Understanding of Science The popularity of low-carbohydrate diets in the 1990s and 2000s was prompted, at least in part, by concern about rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes, and the perceived failure of low-fat/low-calorie dietary advice … Continue reading

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