Elucidation of mechanisms of the effect of protein intake on fat metabolism Enhanced protein intake results to lower fat accumulation in the human body. What are the underlying mechanisms? Some mechanisms are partly clear as yet, but there are also conflicting outcomes of studies of the association between protein intake and risk of insulin resistance. Prof. Daniel Tomé elucidates recent research in this field.
Sciences must keep working on credibility Nutrition is a mediagenic topic. However, many media messages about nutrition lack a scientific basis. Prof. Frans Kok: ‘Nutritional sciences have to keep guard over their credibility by keeping an eye on nuances in presentation of research results.’