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Tag: Diet

Fat mouse closeup
In a new study published in Endocrinology and Metabolism, researchers have shown that fat rather than sugar is the macronutrient that drives obesity and other detrimental metabolic changes if it constitutes a large proportion of dietary calories [1]. Obesity, diet, and the microbiome Obesity is associated with a dysregulation of several molecular pathways, which lead...
Protein muscle
Researchers publishing in Age and Ageing have found that, rather than being protective, an increase in dietary protein is associated with an increased chance of sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is a well-known disorder that occurs with aging. People with sarcopenia lack adequate muscular function, leading to frailty, a higher risk of falls, and a functional decline in...
Eric Verdin
Six years ago, Dr. Eric Verdin, already a highly acclaimed veteran geroscientist, was catapulted to the forefront of the field when he agreed to lead the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (or simply “the Buck”), a renowned research institution based in Novato, CA. We talked to Dr. Verdin about his vision for the Buck...
Younger You
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald's new book provides an evidence-based approach to diet and lifestyle that aims to reduce your biological age. Beginning with epigenetics Younger You offers a pragmatic and easily understood primer on the role of epigenetics and aging along with an exquisitely detailed plan for how to reduce your biological age. This book is...
Greek salad bowl
Pitching two variants of the Mediterranean diet against each other in a randomized controlled trial, scientists have found that the plant-oriented one, which contained more polyphenols, was more effective for weight loss [1]. Beyond the Med diet A healthy diet is one of the most powerful anti-aging interventions available today, but the question of which...
Protein foods
In a new study published in Nature Communications, researchers have designed guidelines for dietary amino acid consumption for optimal health [1]. Protein matters Diet is an important component of a healthy lifestyle and is believed to play a major role in health status and longevity. It is also one of the most discussed topics among...