A USC study identifies the strongest environmental predictor of childhood and adolescent obesity.
USC scholars explain what foods we should be eating to live a longer and healthier life. Good news: Carbs are definitely on this menu.
The risk of liver damage is highest for people who are obese or have diabetes, a Keck School of Medicine of USC study found.
The study, done by a team of researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, underscores the need to boost research on men and boys with eating disorders.
Scientists using lab models find that eating FDA-approved levels of saccharin, ACE-K and stevia early in life may result in several changes to the body, including in brain regions involved in memory and reward-motivated behavior.
Short cycles of a low-calorie diet that replicates fasting appeared to reduce inflammation and delay cognitive decline in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Keck School of Medicine of USC-led analysis is one of the first to study disordered eating behaviors in children under 11.
USC Professor Valter Longo and a colleague describe the “longevity diet,” a way of eating that considers food composition and calorie intake as well as the length and frequency of fasting.
The study suggests that binge eating disorder is wired in the brain from an early age, says lead author Stuart Murray, director of the Eating Disorders Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
USC researchers are digging into the underexplored effects and benefits of short, periodic cycles of fasting on obesity and heart health.