How high-fat diets allow cancer cells to go unnoticed

A high-fat diet increases the incidence of colorectal cancer. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Fellow Semir Beyaz and collaborators from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have discovered that in mice, fat disrupts the relationship between intestinal cells and the immune cells that patrol them looking for emerging tumors.

Study Suggests Low-carbohydrate, High-fat Diet Protects against Obesity

Article title: Dietary carbohydrates modulate metabolic and β-cell adaptation to high-fat diet-induced obesity Authors: Tracy K. Her, William S. Lagakos, Matthew R. Brown, Nathan K. LeBrasseur, Kuntol Rakshit, Aleksey V. Matveyenko From the authors: “These studies support the hypothesis that low carbohydrate/high…

Lack of Sodium Channel Component Protects against Diet-induced Artery Stiffening

Article title: Western diet induces renal artery endothelial stiffening that is dependent on the epithelial Na+ channel Authors: Yuxin Xiong, Annayya R. Aroor, Francisco I. Ramirez-Perez, Guanghong Jia, Javad Habibi, Camila Manrique-Acevedo, Guido Lastra, Donqqing Chen, Vincent G. DeMarco, Luis A.…