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Evolution takes time: ‘Relatively recent’ gene variant helps some humans cope with high-sugar diets

It’s well known among palaeontologists and nutrition experts that the human diet began to change after our distant ancestors transitioned ...
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Do you crave sweets when you’re stressed? Blame it on your brain

Although our brain accounts for just 2 percent of our body weight, the organ consumes half of our daily carbohydrate ...
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We don’t grow enough vegetables to feed everyone a healthy diet, study claims

If everyone on the planet wanted to eat a healthy diet, there wouldn't be enough fruit and vegetables to go ...