Will Dearman

2071 days ago

Intriguingly, evidence from brain disorders in people suggests that abandoning glucose also helps our neurons when they are stressed. A ketogenic diet seems to protect brain cells in those who have epilepsy, and some are trying it as a way to fight brain cancer.

What you eat when you're sick may determine if you'll get better

newscientist.com

Crave chicken soup when you have a cold? There may be a good reason for that. Research in mice has found that changing eating habits could be crucial for surviving the body’s own immune responses to different types of infection.