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Science a la carte

Science a la carte

William Chang December 25, 2013 0

Table of contents blurb: Finally, a science that has results you can taste. Molecular gastronomy examines the ins and outs of what we eat, explaining the happenings behind our everyday meals.

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Test Tube Meat: It’s What’s for Dinner

Test Tube Meat: It’s What’s for Dinner

Walter Hsiang February 6, 2013 2

Production of meat outside of standard farm animals may help satisfy the world's protein demand

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Your Brain on Food

Your Brain on Food

Jonathan Liang May 12, 2011 0

In several regions of the brain, researchers are discovering new complexities in the ways in which our diet affects our minds and bodies

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Measuring Food Security Throughout the World

Measuring Food Security Throughout the World

Sunny Kumar April 3, 2011 1

Despite UN goals to slash world hunger in half by 2015, there exists a dearth of data about which regions and households suffer the most from food insecurity. Yale School of Public Health Professor

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The Experience of Eating

The Experience of Eating

Shirlee Wohl April 3, 2011 0

To elucidate the role of the brain in the experience of eating, members of the John B. Pierce Laboratory at the Yale School of Medicine are using the latest neuroimaging techniques to scan the

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Research Links Sugar Consumption, Fat Production, and Diabetes

Research Links Sugar Consumption, Fat Production, and Diabetes

Jenny Mei April 3, 2011 1

Dr. Varman Samuel’s Laboratory at Yale School of Medicine has uncovered a feed-forward mechanism whereby excess sugar consumption may lead to increased fat production in the liver and the ensuing development of diabetes

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Is MSG Bad for You?

Is MSG Bad for You?

Renee Wu April 3, 2011 78

MSG: Is it an appetizing additive or delectable danger?

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The Secrets to a Healthier Pizza

The Secrets to a Healthier Pizza

Nancy Huynh April 3, 2011 0

You've heard from health gurus, but what do scientists tell us about the possibilities of making this popular dish healthier?

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Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

Targeted Fat Loss: Myth or Reality?

Elena Perry April 3, 2011 20

“Is Targeted Fat Loss Possible?” Infomercials say yes, but scientists say no.

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Rudd Center: Nutrition and Policy

Rudd Center: Nutrition and Policy

Chukwuma Onyebeke April 3, 2011 0

The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity attempts to improve the world’s diet and solve the problems of obesity and weight stigmatism

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