Diet & Nutrition
Use of folic acid or multivitamins during pregnancy is associated with a significantly reduced risk of ASD in offspring.
About 16% of infants under 4 months were fed foods other than breast milk or formula.
More than 40 diet plans across 9 categories have been ranked to help those dieting achieve healthier lifestyles in U.S News & World Report.
Intake of primary nutrients and bioactives in green leafy vegetables is associated with slower cognitive decline.
Individuals who consume hot tea daily may have a lower risk of developing glaucoma.
Cocoa, dark chocolate, and raw almonds may help improve lipid profiles in overweight individuals.
Higher BMI is associated with increased dementia risk when weight was measured more than 20 years before dementia diagnosis, but this association is reversed when BMI was assessed less than 10 years before dementia diagnosis.
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome found FODMAP more beneficial than general dietary advice
Meta-analyses suggest that drinking 3-4 cups of coffee a day has more associated health benefits than risks.
Lowest US consumption rates for fruits in vegetables found in males, young adults, and impoverished adults.
The FDA has published recommendations to prevent foodborne illnesses during the holiday season.
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.
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.