Scientists figure out why pulsing corals pulse
Posted in Animals
Tagged algae, animal behavior, Australian Institute of Marine Science, coral reef, corals, getinvolved, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Katharina Fabricius, marine ecology, Maya Kremien, nutrition, photosynthesis, reef ecology, xeniid
Moms-to-be who eat a diet rich in the right fish may pass along benefits to their children
Posted in Body & Health
Tagged ADHD, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, brain, brain development, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, cognition, diet, dietary pollutants, fish, getinvolved, hair, health, human development, lead, mercury, methyl mercury, New Bedford, nutrition, Pollution, pregnancy, Susan Korrick, topstories
Sugar-free sweeteners fool the body’s internal computer
Posted in Brain & Behavior
Tagged artificial sweeteners, brain, Claire Murphy, diet soda, Erin Green, fat, getinvolved, health, neuroscience, nutrition, obesity, psychology, sugar-free sweeteners, Susan Swithers, taste
Scientists find that fats push an “eat more” button in rats
Researchers are zeroing in on what causes certain people to see food as the enemy.
New food guidelines emphasize that we should eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.