A new study joins others in showing that over time, well-meaning parents’ attempts to curb unhealthy snacking by restricting them backfires and achieves the opposite results. On the other hand, if parents remove unhealthy foods and replace them with healthy foods, without comment of fuss, kids eat better after a while.Read More
Recent studies find that the state of the inhabitants of our gut may affect our immune system, our weight status, our susceptibility to disease, our energy levels, our mental state and our mood.
But how does one get the kind of microbial society that’s most conducive to wellness?
It's a frequent question between girlfriends and spouses, and a rather weird one. Weight is, after all, measurable, a fact, and a second opinion shouldn’t be necessary. But a new study shows that people actually just don’t know where they stand.Read More