Diet & Nutrition
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.
HHS and USDA have released the latest edition of dietary guidelines for Americans that focus on healthy eating patterns and preventing chronic diseases.
Virgin coconut oil may be beneficial for lipid levels and the risk of cardiovascular disease.
As the pumpkin takes center stage this holiday season, read about the many benefits that the super fruit can provide year round.
Central obesity paired with a normal weight (according to BMI) leads to a higher risk of premature mortality than is found in overweight or obese people, according to the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Regularly drinking sweetened beverages can increase the risk of heart failure in men by 23% compared with those who do not consume these drinks.
For patients who are gaining weight seemingly without cause, consider sleep-related eating disorders for a diagnosis.
A derivative of cysteine, taurine plays multiple roles in the body, including stabilizing membranes, signaling calcium, and regulating cardiac and skeletal muscle function.
Compared with other dietary interventions, low-fat diets are not more effective for long-term weight loss.
A report from WHO found that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and red meat is positively associated with several cancers.
Two studies found no evidence that calcium intake is associated with fracture risk.
A Southern diet included added fats, fried food, and processed meats raises the risk for acute coronary heart disease.
Compared with saturated fats, consuming trans fats results in high mortality rates from all causes and from heart disease.
Drinking four or more cups of coffee per day may significantly decrease mortality in colon cancer patients.
Older adults who consumed a moderate amount of coffee had a lower risk of mild cognitive impairment.
Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
Mediterranean diet is associated with improved cognitive function in older adults with high cardiovascular risk.
Adhering to a Mediterranean diet may help fight against cognitive decline in older adults.