Gut microbes produce proteins that reduce food intake

test-gut-bacteriaAppetite control is controlled by hormones from gut signalling to brain circuits when people are hungry. Twenty minutes after a meal, microbes produce proteins that can suppress food consumption.

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Meat-cooked mutagens create harmful compounds and increase cancer risk

downloadA new study, published in the Cancer journal, has revealed that individuals with specific genetic mutations have an increased cancer risk due to the harmful compounds created when cooking meat at high temperatures.

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New study shows that risk of aggressive prostate cancer is reduced with addition of low fat fish oil.

prostate-150x150A new study published in the journal of Cancer Prevention Research has demonstrated that consuming low fat fish oil supplements had an impact on prostate cancer and changed the level of aggressive cancer. Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of death among men in the United States. It’s estimated that more than 230,000 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, with more than 29,000 dying from their disease. Continue reading “New study shows that risk of aggressive prostate cancer is reduced with addition of low fat fish oil.”