Complexity Digest 2009.01 - 07
Happy New Year 2009!
To all our readers, contributors, and friends!
We are now entering the 10th year of publication of Complexity Digest and we are proud that over the years we could keep up the weekly schedule only occasionally interrupted by an accident and illness of the Editor in Chief. Unfortunately my health situation got worse, so there will be some changes and in the short term we might have to switch to a bi-weekly schedule. We will keep you posted. Thank you all for your support.
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Another Reason To Avoid High-Fat Diet - It Can Disrupt Our Biological Clock, Innovations-report
Excerpts: Indulgence in a high-fat diet can not only lead to overweight because of excessive calorie intake, but also can affect the balance of circadian rhythms - everyone's 24-hour biological clock, Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers have shown. The biological clock regulates the expression and/or activity of enzymes and hormones involved in metabolism, and disturbance of the clock can lead to such phenomena as hormone imbalance, obesity, psychological and sleep disorders and cancer. (...) tested whether the clock controls the adiponectin signaling pathway in the liver and, if so, how fasting and a high-fat diet affect this control. (...)
- Source: Another Reason To Avoid High-Fat Diet – It Can Disrupt Our Biological Clock
[ http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/life_sciences/reason_avoid_high_fat_diet_disrupt_biological_clock_124864.html ], Innovations-report, 2008/12/29
- Contributed by Pritha Das - prithadas01yahoo.com