2013 was the Year of the Snake; characterized by malevolence, cattiness and mystery. Hopefully 2014, the Year of the Horse, will bring a new era of nutrition and science communication. What is my issue you may ask?
The Chinese zodiac claims 2014 to be the year people stick to their principles and stand firm. It is time for scientists, and the media, to stick to their principles and engage in responsible translation of nutrition research to the public.
Mechanistic studies using transgenic mouse models , ie genetically modified organism (GMO),