Sanford-Burnham: 10 years of studying the metabolism, nutrition, and human energy—what have we REALLY learned?

Sanford-Burnham: 10 years of studying the metabolism, nutrition, and human energy—what have we REALLY learned?

Sanford-Burnham: 10 years of studying the metabolism, nutrition, and human energy—what have we REALLY learned?

Every day we read or hear something about a food that is bad for us, a fruit that will help us lose weight, or a supplement that will extend our lives beyond their natural endpoint. Unquestionably, every year a significant amount of money, research, and time is spent exploring the cause and prevention of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and the myriad of other metabolic conditions that affect our health and well-being. But what do scientists think are the truly important things we have learned about our metabolism, diet, and exercise over the last decade?  And how is this leading to the next-generation of medicines to treat metabolic disorders?

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