German Institute of Human Nutrition

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Name: German Institute of Human Nutrition
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Hope for the overweight

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 31-Jul-2014White, brown and beige adipocytes, or fat cells, are inherently different. Each of these cell types has different functions and each plays its own role in metabolism. In the human body, white adipose tissue is by far the ... [Published EurekAlert! - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Weight gain influences intestinal bacteria and metabolite patterns

Neuherberg - An increase in body weight is accompanied by changes in both the composition of gut microbiota and the pattern of thousands of metabolites. In addition, diabetes appears to influence certain metabolic pathways, such as sulfur metabolism. ... [Published Health Canal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Food with flair

_ The old adage that we eat with our eyes appears to be correct, according to research that suggests diners rate an artistically arranged meal as more tasty – and are prepared to pay more for it.The team at Oxford University tested the idea by gauging ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 20 2014]

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...the consequences of excessive caloric intake and storage, modern medicine is seeking new ways to enhance energy expenditure to reduce body weight. "Because of its function as the body's thermal power station, brown adipose tissue has the ability to burn large quantities of energy that otherwise would be stored in white adipose tissue as fat" says first author Siegfried Ussar...
...of metabolic regulation and control, and also that excess weight directly influences gut metabolism," reports study leader Schmitt-Kopplin. "Our measurements using ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry are providing us insights into metabolic changes that have not yet been described. These results indicate which molecular mechanisms could underlie excess weight and could contribute to secondary outcomes."
"A number of chefs now are realising that they are being judged by how their foods photograph – be it in the fancy cookbooks [or], more often than not, when diners instagram their friends" explains Professor Charles Spence, experimental psychologist at the University of Oxford and a co-author of the study

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