Tag Archives: Food

4 new Veritalk episodes take on food: culture, veganism, gut health, obesity

Ph.D. students explore the culture and science of food in the Veritalk podcast By GSAS Communications DateJune 4, 2019 Food binds us together. A shared meal can help broker peace between families, or peace between nations. But food also can be divisive. Deciding what to eat is about more than nutrition or what tastes good.… Read More »

Nanoparticles in food can alter the behavior of gut bacteria

New research on nanoparticles in food has yielded fresh insights about their impact on gut bacteria. Nanoparticles may influence gut bacteria (which are shown here under the electron microscope). Researchers from the University Medical Center of Mainz in Germany and colleagues from other centers in Germany, Austria, and the United States have discovered that the… Read More »