Weekend Update Leave a reply USDA to replace MyPyramid with a dinner plate- NYTimes Prenatal Vitamins, One-carbon Metabolism Gene Variants, and Risk for Autism CVD is a bit more complicated than the traditional biomarkers: Study: Boosting Good Cholesterol With Niacin Did Not Cut Heart Risks : Shots – Health Blog : NPR A DNA methylation fingerprint of 1,628 human samples Unexpected? UNC study: Pelvic widening continues throughout a person’s lifetime — A new study by Brian Wansink’s group: 100 calorie packs cut calorie consumption a bit: The 100-calorie semi-solution: sub-packaging most reduces intake among the heaviest. [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011] – PubMed result Neat: Impairment of peripheral circadian clocks precedes metabolic abnormalities in ob/ob mice. [Endocrinology. 2011] – PubMed result Take note especially from PPARalpha: A high-fat diet elicits differential responses in genes coordinating oxidative metabolism in skeletal muscle of lean and obese individuals. [J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011] – PubMed result Larry Parnell’s post on preliminary links between microRNAs and nutrition Variable Genome: More on microRNAs – a nutrition connection Obesity Virus Shows How Little We Know About Ourselves | Miller-McCune Senator Charles Grassley calls out the ADA for lack of transparency in corporate sponsorships on their website Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.