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The chronic consumption of Western-type calorically rich diets combined with a sedentary lifestyle in Western societies evokes a state of chronic metabolic inflammation, termed metaflammation, and is...

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What drives us to choose certain food? How do we come to trust certain brands? Most importantly, why? Can our nutrition control our thoughts and decisions? Researches from different disciplines have...

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The Justus Liebig University Giessen was the venue for the DGE Congress this year. The competence clusters of nutrition research, which consist of DietBB, enable, nutriCARD and NutriAct, organized a...

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Obesity has become a worldwide health problem, but we still do not understand the molecular mechanisms that contribute to overeating and low expenditure of energy. Why has controlling food intake...

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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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