Diet & Exercise
Association only significant among men and only in seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.
Men had larger reductions in metabolic syndrome Z-score, C-peptide, fat mass, heart rate.
Benefit seen for adoption of healthy lifestyle even after T2DM diagnosis made.
American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.
Legumes, coffee, tea tied to cardiovascular benefits; added sugars, energy drinks linked to harmful effects.
Greater light, moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity tied to more favorable profile in adults age 60 to 64.
Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.
The American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) annual survey reveals people are going back to basics to get fit in 2018.
A combination of self-care education, aerobic and strength-training exercise, and spinal manipulation therapy may provide greater pain relief and improved treatment satisfaction compared with exercise only in adolescents with low back pain.
Patients with colon cancer who adhere to ACS guidelines have may have an increased survival rate.
Tai chi interventions may be more effective at treating fibromyalgia than aerobic exercise.
Involvement in aerobic fitness activities helps adolescents and children increase lung volume as adults but does not improve airway caliber.
The investigators studied the association between abdominal fat, inflammation, and fitness by measuring body weight, dimensions, and blood samples.
The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.
Cocoa, dark chocolate, and raw almonds may help improve lipid profiles in overweight individuals.
Relatively modest changes in population levels of exercise may have important public mental health beneﬁts and prevent a substantial number of new cases of depression.
Weight-loss diets low in fat and saturated fat consumption, with or without added exercise, may reduce the risk for all-cause mortality in obese adults.
A study found that individuals who workout in a group have a 26% lower stress rate and improved quality of life compared to people who work out by themselves.
Exercise and various combinations of interventions were associated with lower risk of injurious falls compared with usual care.
Evidence-based interventions needed to create wellness cultures and encourage healthy behavior change in NPs.
The vegan group had lost 15 pounds, on average, versus about one pound in the comparison group.
Equivalent health benefits were seen for active video games and laboratory-based exercise or field-based physical activity.
Trading two minutes of sitting for two minutes of light-intensity activity each hour lowered the risk of premature death by 33%.
Kids who watched more than one hour of television were more likely to be at unhealthy weights compared with those who watched less.
The most effective intervention for reducing the features of metabolic syndrome is dietary carbohydrate restriction.
Spending a long time during the day sitting increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and death.
Intensive lifestyle modifications were associated with a decrease in atherosclerotic burden in both coronary and carotid vasculature systems.
Even in patients who exercise regularly, greater sedentary time is associated with an increased risk of adverse health outcomes.
The Grain Foods Foundation's Glenn Gaesser, PhD, discusses how whole grains benefit patients.
There were no significant protective effects noted for fiber, fruit, or vegetable intake on the risk of kidney stone recurrence in women with a history of stones.