Welcome to ScienceToLiveBy.com!

ScienceToLiveBy.com helps you live better and be happier by translating new scientific and medical breakthroughs into “what it means for you.”

You don’t have time to follow all the latest research — never ever mind understanding all the jargon and statistics behind science and medical research papers.

So we do it for you.

ScienceToLiveBy.com is spearheaded by Sylvia Tara, Ph.D.  Sylvia is a biochemist by training with a knack for explaining science in everyday language for the rest of us. She’s also a working parent and understands how hard it is to fit the ideal into our regular, busy lives. So she boils down the science to practical ways to apply what the research is telling us. Learn more about Sylvia

Sylvia’s first book, The Secret Life of Fat, brings together historical perspective and cutting-edge research to reveal fat’s true identity: an organ that is critical to our health. Fat triggers timely puberty, enables our reproductive organs, strengthens our bones and immune systems, affects brain size and may even extend our lives. Fat is so critical, in fact, that nature has endowed it with many means to fight for its survival despite our numerous attempts to rid ourselves of it. Read more …