Nutrition

Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


Does a Ketogenic Diet Change Our Microbiome?

Do you know the old saying, “you are what you eat”? Research on the gut…


Lessons from a Month of Mindful Eating with Headspace

“The most important thing is being kind to ourself, to yourself, even if…


Clean culture of aerobic bacteria on agar plate, biohazard sign in background.

She Traced the 2001 Anthrax Letters. Now She's Protecting Your Gut Health.

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Rita Colwell, a “giant”…


Alzheimer’s memory loss due to Dementia and brain disease with the abstract medical icon of a human head and neurology research as a 3D illustration.

Zombieland: A tale of Alzheimer’s disease and cellular senescence

The average human lifespan is now almost twice as long as it was in the…


How Your Gut Microbiome Unlocks the High Fiber Diet

Investigation into the function and evolution of the human microbiome, our ‘old…


Nourish My Gut: A Blog on Everything Gut and Keto

I question everything. I’m not sure if it’s a good thing or a bad thing. I’m…


An Apple a Day Keeps the Senescence at Bay?

Researchers have found that mice whose diet is supplemented with the…


Various canned products in tin cans on a wooden tray. On a rustic background. Credit: SarapulSar38.

A Guide to Healthy Eating During and After a Hurricane

It’s official – it’s September and we are in the height of…


Optometrist performing visual field test. Credit: bluecinema.

Health: I Can See It In Your Eyes

Hi, my name is Lisa Nivison-Smith, and I am a researcher at the University of…