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Fruit fly study IDs missing links in fat-signaling system

Hormone alerts brain to fat-storage status, but its packaging system goes awry in obesity

Oct. 9, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study uncovers links in the fat-brain connection — in fruit flies. Yes, fruit flies have fat too. Just not very much.

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Healthy, affordable food hacks for holidays — and beyond

Public health studies show access to fruits and vegetables, nourishing recipes, nutritional nudges help us eat better for less

Nov. 22, 2016 | By Bill Briggs and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Here's how science has shown you can buy, cook, serve and eat healthy meals — even if you're struggling for money.

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Talking about health with ‘Dr. Mom’

A nutrition and exercise expert and her science writer daughter sit down for a conversation on motivation

Aug. 31, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A science writer finds expert advice on how to eat well and stick to exercise from this renowned Fred Hutch researcher — her mom.

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This is when we need to 'double down' on cancer

Roundtable with U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, biomedical researchers highlights need for additional NIH funding

Dec. 15, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A roundtable organized by U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, hosted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, explored the need for continued NIH investment to drive medical research.

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Low-glycemic-load foods may reduce inflammation in overweight adults

'Not all carbohydrates are created equal'; study led by Marian Neuhouser and Johanna Lampe finds a 'slow carb' diet may reduce heart disease, cancer risk

Jan. 17, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease, according to a new study by Hutchinson Center researchers. Such a low-glycemic-load diet, which does not cause blood-glucose levels to spike, also increases a hormone that helps regulate the metabolism of fat and sugar.

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Omega-3 fat rich diet may reduce obesity-related diseases

Fish-rich diet linked to reduction in markers of chronic disease risk among overweight Yup’ik Eskimos

March 28, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

A study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists of Yup’ik Eskimos in Alaska, who on average consume 20 times more omega-3 fats from fish than people in the lower 48 states, suggests that a high intake of these fats helps prevent obesity-related chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

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