Diet & Nutrition
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.
The meta-analysis showed that short-term probiotic supplementation reduced body weight, BMI, and fat percentage, but the effect sizes were small.
Mislabeling of herbal and dietary supplements is common, occurring in more than half of products tested.
CBGT did not prevent overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes from regaining weight lost during weight loss programs.
Nearly 40% of adults in the United States are now obese, raising concerns that the ever-expanding obesity epidemic will lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs.
No significant association was observed between coffee consumption and risk of biliary tract cancer, but there was evidence of an inverse correlation between coffee consumption and liver cancer risk.
A Mediterranean diet with antioxidant supplementation contributes to improving lipid profile and insulin sensitivity parameters in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Research reveals an adverse effect of sugar intake from sweet foods and beverages on long-term psychological health.
The USPSTF updated their 2012 recommendations on behavior lifestyle counseling for preventing cardiovascular disease.
The AAFP has created an alcohol screening practice manual to help family physicians prevent alcohol misuse.
Coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality for men and women, specifically in African Americans, Japanese Americans, Latinos, and whites.
The Rotterdam Study found that frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption is associated with lower liver stiffness in the general population.
Although research has emphasized the possible benefits of vitamin D, high dosages pose potential risks.
Drinking the equivalent of a small glass of wine or beer a day increases pre-menopausal breast cancer risk by 5% and post-menopausal breast cancer risk by 9%.
A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.
Implementation of the FODMAP diet is an effective strategy to manage symptoms of IBS, including bloating and abdominal pain.
Suboptimal intake of 10 specific dietary factors is associated with a substantial proportion of deaths due to heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes.
For adults, the recommended serving size of fish is 4 ounces, while servings for children should be smaller based on their age and calorie intake.
Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.
Inulin is a collective term for a large group of complex, natural carbohydrates.
One-third of cases may be avoided if patients maintained a healthy weight and limited alcohol consumption.
Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.
Consuming dietary fiber from bread, cereal, and fruit may increase the likelihood of successful aging over 10 years.
When patients don't get enough sleep, lipid levels in their blood may make it more difficult for them resist overeating.
Researchers found a statistically significant link between modified DASH diet score and risk of ischemic stroke.
Women who had gestational diabetes may be able to reduce their risk of developing hypertension by eating a healthy diet.
High gluten intake during the first 2 years of life was associated with an increased risk of celiac disease during childhood.
Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Obesity-specific visits were more likely to include weight, height, and blood glucose and lipid testing.
A new study found that dietary intake of fiber, saturated fats, and carbohydrates can influence sleep quality.