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There is increasing evidence that long-term exposure to Western style diet can lead to chronic inflammatory responses orchestrated by immune cells for example in adipose tissue.

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Thirst and hunger warrant the supply with fluids and nutrients and ensure performance of body and mind. In modern societies, however, the main purpose of eating has shifted away from the maintenance...

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There is increasing interests in using mixed modeling that can provide estimates when complex data structures had been generated. One area of applying mixed models is the assessment of dietary intake...

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Many late-life diseases, including neurodegenerative diseases, are complex diseases that develop over a long pre-clinical period. The Rhineland study aims to study the factors and mechanisms that...

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Higher body mass index (BMI) and obesity are driving the epidemic of type 2 diabetes. In addition to biological factors, social and economic factors influence susceptibility to obesity, with people...

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There is a large offer of nutrition applications which are used for self-tracking and as instructional tools for a healthy diet. To date, there are limited criteria for evaluating nutrition apps....

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Dietary factors play an important role in cognitive development and cognitive decline across the lifespan, and development of neurodegenerative diseases. Evidence-based dietary recommendations are...

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Dr. Ir. Nynke van der Laan works as an assistant professor Persuasive Communication at the University of Amsterdam and has a background in Nutrition science (BSc, MSc) and Health...

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Our next expert's conversation takes place at the Wissenschaftszentrum Bonn on the 7th of December 2017, 1:30pm

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Dr. Sabrina Schlesinger, Head Junior Research Group Systematic Reviews, will provide an overview of the conduct of systematic reviews and the performance of different meta-analytical approaches by...

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