What Was The “Paleo Diet”? There Was More Than One, Study Suggests

Posted On December 16, 2014
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ATLANTA—The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great freedom because those ancestral diets likely differed substantially over time and space, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Kent State University.

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Healthy Gut Microbiota Can Prevent Metabolic Syndrome, Researchers Say

ATLANTA—Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Cornell University.

Their findings are published in the journal Gastroenterology.

The study, a follow-up… more »

The Science of Fat

Posted On October 16, 2014
Categories Discovery Tags

More than one in three American adults is considered obese. Georgia State’s new Center for Obesity Reversal is tackling the epidemic by investigating what might be making us fat: Our brains.

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