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FODMAP diet effective for irritable bowel syndrome

FODMAP diet effective for irritable bowel syndrome

Implementation of the FODMAP diet is an effective strategy to manage symptoms of IBS, including bloating and abdominal pain.

News Nearly half of all cardiometabolic deaths linked to poor diet

Nearly half of all cardiometabolic deaths linked to poor diet

Suboptimal intake of 10 specific dietary factors is associated with a substantial proportion of deaths due to heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes.

Healthday Gluten-free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Gluten-free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Individuals who consume the least amount of gluten are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

MPR Drug News Water consumption not linked to weight loss in overweight and obese adolescents

Water consumption not linked to weight loss in overweight and obese adolescents

The study compared two weight-loss diets in adolescents who were overweight or obese with the goal of increasing regular water uptake to 8 cups daily.

News CDC: Two-thirds of US youth consume at least one sugar-sweetened beverage per day

CDC: Two-thirds of US youth consume at least one sugar-sweetened beverage per day

Overall, US youth consumed an average 143 kcal from sugar-sweetened beverages, with boys consuming a higher percentage of calories than girls.

News FDA and EPA release final recommendations for fish consumption in pregnant women

FDA and EPA release final recommendations for fish consumption in pregnant women

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.

Feature Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

Feature Inulin as a nutritional supplement

Inulin as a nutritional supplement

Inulin is a collective term for a large group of complex, natural carbohydrates.

News Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

Oily fish consumption may lower diabetic retinopathy risk in type 2 diabetes

A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.

Healthday Alcohol consumption, obesity raise risk of esophageal cancer

Alcohol consumption, obesity raise risk of esophageal cancer

One-third of cases may be avoided if patients maintained a healthy weight and limited alcohol consumption.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

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