Food

Walnuts May Improve Memory

According to researchers at UCLA, eating walnuts may improve performance on cognitive function tests, including those for memory, concentration and information processing speed [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Cognition . Food . News
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Smoking and obesity results in markedly higher health-care costs

A new study finds that smokers and the obese ring up substantially higher annual health care costs than their nonsmoking, non-obese peers. [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Addiction . Food . News . Obesity
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Sixth Annual Chair Summit Begins This Week

This week a Master Class for Neuroscience Development called the Chair Summit takes place in Tampa, FL (Sept 26-28, 2013). In the early days of medical training in Kos, students, trainees and medical colleagues would gather to discuss their cases and the latest science with Hippocrates.  This model of education was maintained throughout the centuries […]

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PLoS Medicine Series on The Food Industry

PLoS Medicine has begin a series over the next few weeks that will examine the activities and influence of the food and beverage industry in the health arena. [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Food . Health Industry . News
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Water With Meals May Encourage Wiser Choices

Researchers from the University of Oregon has found that young children consumed more vegetables when served with water instead of a sweetened beverage. [More…]

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By R Kennedy | Food . News
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