High-fiber foods can prevent the occurrence of first-time stroke.
When used as a part of one's daily fat intake, red palm oil, which is rich in carotenoids and vitamin E, may help prevent various illnesses.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation does not reduce mortality or cardiovascular events in patients with or at high risk for diabetes.
Just one 12-ounce sweet drink a day increases a person's likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes.
High levels of trimethylamine-N-oxide predict major adverse cardiac events. Vegetarian or high fiber diets to limit lecithin may mitigate risk.
How precisely must one follow the manufacturer's directions with regard to the amount of powder and water used in preparing infant formula?
About 40% of mothers ignore infant feeding guidelines, many with support from healthcare providers.
Only about 11% of the estimated 79 million Americans who had prediabetes in 2009-2010 identified as such.
Majority of people around the globe consume more than 3,000 mg of dietary sodium per day, increasing their risk for cardiovascular disease.
Results from the 2010 Global Burden of Diseases Study shows link between sugary beverage intake and mortality from chronic diseases.
Omega-3 supplements can help constipation in postmenopausal women taking calcium and vitamin D supplements.
Taking folic acid supplements around the time of conception may reduce the risk for having children with autistic disorder.
Would it be beneficial to give suprapharmacologic doses of vitamin D3 in cases of severe psoriasis?
Researchers identify seven myths and six presumptions perpetuated in social media and scientific literature.
Eating three or more servings of fast food per week increased the risk for severe asthma, rhinoconjunctivitis, eczema in teens and children.
Consuming three servings of strawberries or blueberries a week is associated with a reduced risk for MI in women.
Many patients take vitamins that are more than 100% the recommended daily allowance. When do they begin to pose risks to kidney function?
Eating meals together as a family leads to significantly higher consumption of fruits and vegetables for children.
Vitamin D may act as a protective factor for MS somewhere between late pregnancy and young adulthood, but no association for in utero exposure.
People who participate in frequent family meals are more likely to get healthy and stay healthy.
Encouraging patients with type 2 diabetes to incorporate legumes into their diet may help improve glycemic control, lower coronary heart disease risk.
Lycopene, an antioxidant found in high concentrations in tomatoes and tomato products, may lower stroke risk in men.
The American College of Rheumatology outlines approaches for treating hyperuricemia, as well as therapy and prophylaxis for acute gout, in the new two-part guidelines.
Sesame, rice oil combination controlled hypertension as well as calcium channel blockers.
Consuming 2% of total caloric intake from yogurt may help patients reduce their hypertension risk.
A patient with a history of hemorrhoids presents with acute rectal pain. Could a lack of dietary fiber be the culprit?
Children who consume more salt are at greater risk for hypertension, with a stronger association observed among those who are overweight or obese.
Positive changes in blood pressure associated with red wine likely occur through a nitric oxide-mediated mechanism.
Moderate chocolate consumption lowered the risk for any type of stroke 17% to 19%.
Vitamin D promotes absorption of calcium in the intestine and maintains adequate serum phosphate and calcium concentrations.