Study: Genes have no effect on consumption of total calories, carbohydrates, fat

Individualized dietary recommendations based on genetic information are currently a popular trend. A team at the Technical University of Munich has systematically analyzed scientific articles and reached the following conclusion: There is no clear evidence for the effect of genetic factors on the consumption of total calories, carbohydrates, and fat

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Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

A worldwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity has led many people to try to lose weight by dieting – but reduced-calorie diets are very difficult to maintain. In a recent study, researchers find that lowering consumption of specific building blocks of proteins (amino acids) may combat the metabolic problems that occur in diabetes and obesity. […]

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