Gut bacteria-based supplement reduces cravings for high-calorie foods

Cravings for chocolate, pizza, and other high-calorie foods could be reduced by consuming a gut bacteria-based supplement, suggests a new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found the supplement inulin-propionate ester reduced food reward brain activity, which dampened participants’ cravings for high-calorie foods. Researchers from Imperial College […]

How safe is the Paleo diet?

Scientists have warned against following celebrities into “fad” diets that are not supported by scientific evidence, as findings published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes reveal that just 8 weeks on the “Paleo” diet can pile on the pounds and raise the risk of health problems. The researchers say on a ‘Paleo’ […]