Aminoacids

Hunger pangs: solving the secrets of appetite

Scientists from the University of Warwick think they've unlocked some important keys to understanding our appetite and how some foods can make you …

New Zealand News

What Microwaved Water Does To Plants (Experiment)

Even though microwaves were thought of as a great invention for the modern living, recent studies and experiments prove that they are harmful to …

Gardening

Hypoproteinemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Proteins are vital to every part of the human body. They are found in bones, muscles, skin, and nearly every vital organ or tissue.<p>Protein must be …

Nutrition

10 Startling Mineral and Vitamin Deficiencies that Cause Depression

There are many things that cause depression. Believe it or not, mineral and vitamin deficiencies are one of those factors!<p>If you suffer from …

Vitamins

Strategies for feeding the world more sustainably with organic agriculture

Article |<p>Open<p>Adrian Muller,<br>• Christian Schader,<br>• Nadia El-Hage Scialabba,<br>• Judith Brüggemann,<br>• Anne Isensee,<br>• Karl-Heinz Erb ORCID: …

Agriculture

Nutrition: Whey up the evidence

Featured<p>by Athletics Weekly<p>Protein supplements for athletes come in many forms but do you really need them? Anita Bean explains<p>Protein supplements …

Nutrition

What Are Amino Acid Supplements—And Will They Really Improve Your Workouts?

<i>By Jessica Migala; Photographs by Kate Mangostar/Freepik</i><p><b>Read this before you shell out.</b><p>It’s all over social media: fitfluencers sipping their “BCAAs” …

Muscle

Scientists testing sweat analysis for cybersecurity authentication

Imagine unlocking your cellphone with a drop of sweat?<p>Dr. Jan Halámek, a biochemist and assistant professor at the University of Albany, and his team …

Social Security

How your body stank could be the future of smartphone security

Thumbprints can be replicated, facescans can be faked, but your sweat? It's one of a kind. Or at least unique <i>enough</i>, as far as smartphone security …

4 Laws of Muscle

At a conference in 2012, Luc van Loon was presenting some exciting data from a newly published study. After a heroic research effort that took 2.5 years and 500,000 euros, he and his colleagues had managed to shepherd a large group of frail, elderly subjects through a six-month strength-training …

Fitness

The Dos And Don'ts Of Protein Consumption

Not all proteins are created equal, remember.<p>The protein market is booming, and the rise of protein packed products seems unstoppable, with not just …

Nutrition

The Hemp Health Facts That Might Surprise You

If you've seen hemp products on shelves but have been wary to try them because you think hemp is the same thing as marijuana, you'll be happy to know …

Healthy Eating

Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you …

Muscle

Basic Thru-Hiker Nutrition: Part 1

Introduction<br>Nutrition is an essential part of life and a topic of constant conversation among thru-hikers. While the general concept is simple – you …

Nutrition

Researchers probe brain disease-causing proteins at the atomic level

Researchers studying a protein that causes a hereditary degenerative brain disease in humans have discovered that the human, mouse and hamster forms …

Neuroscience

10 top protein sources for cyclists

<b>4. Beef</b><p>It’s hard to knock the quality of protein in beef. It’s loaded with quality amino acids which are the building blocks of protein, zinc, iron, …

Nutrition

mTORC1 Activator SLC38A9 Is Required to Efflux Essential Amino Acids from Lysosomes and Use Protein as a Nutrient

SLC38A9 is an arginine-regulated transporter of major amino acids, including leucine, providing insights into the regulation of the mTORC pathway and …

Health

Identification of an analgesic lipopeptide produced by the probiotic Escherichia coli strain Nissle 1917

Article |<p>Open<p>Teresa Pérez-Berezo,<br>• Julien Pujo,<br>• Patricia Martin,<br>• Pauline Le Faouder,<br>• Jean-Marie Galano,<br>• Alexandre Guy,<br>• Claude Knauf,<br>• Jean Claude Tabet,<br>• Sophie …

Neuroscience

How Did Life Originate On Earth? New Theory On Primordial Building Blocks

Move over, RNA. Proteins too were involved in the origin of life on Earth, a new theory on the subject claims, challenging the dominant “RNA-world” …

Biology

Ancient Enzymes Hint at Alternative Origins of Life on Earth | GEN

We are all ultimately evolved from a primordial, chemical-laden soup that gave rise to the first life forms some 4 billion years ago, or so theory …

Biology

Prolonged Immune Activation Changes Behavior In Mice | Asian Scientist Magazine

<i>AsianScientist (Nov. 1, 2017)</i> – In a study published in <i>Nature Immunology</i>, scientists from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Japan …

Neuroscience

New theory addresses how life on Earth arose from the primordial muck

American and New Zealand researchers use experimental evidence to overturn widely-accepted theory on the dawn of life on Earth<p>CHAPEL HILL, NC - Life …

Biology

The skinny on protein

Men commonly turn to protein supplements to boost their energy and pack on muscle. But before you toast supplementation with that protein drink, here's more of what you need to know, from McMaster University researcher Mark Tarnopolsky and registered dietitian Melissa Kazan, a sports nutrition …

Nutrition

This Eyelash and Eyebrow Serum Has More Than 3,415 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

<i>This article originally appeared on InStyle</i><p>Tired of penciling in your brows or fooling around with faux strips? Well, Amazon users have found a …

Makeup

Yale research marks progress in expanding genetic code

Oct 24, 2017<p>Contributing Reporter<p>A research team at Yale has uncovered the structure of an important enzyme that could lead to the development of …

Biology

How Marine Algae Could Help Feed the World

By William Moomaw and Asaf Tzachor<p>Our planet faces a growing food crisis. According to the United Nations, more than 800 million people are regularly …

Nutrition

The Secret of Soy

Attention: a valuable bodybuilding nutrient has gotten a bad rap — here, we set the record straight on soy protein.<p>Soy protein powder is the most …

Muscle

Micro solutions for a macro problem: How marine algae could help feed the world

Our planet faces a growing food crisis. According to the United Nations, more than 800 million people are regularly undernourished. By 2050, an …

Nutrition

How Gene Mutation Works

Genes are segments of DNA located on chromosomes. A gene mutation is defined as an alteration in the sequence of nucleotides in DNA. This change can …

DNA

Vegan Diets and Protein: Careful Combining Not Required

Why vegans need not worry about this important nutrient more than non-vegans do<p>There is a long-standing belief that in order to be vegan and not …

Nutrition