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Sugar consumption linked to increased risk of mood disorders

Sugar consumption linked to increased risk of mood disorders

Research reveals an adverse effect of sugar intake from sweet foods and beverages on long-term psychological health.

News CVD prevention: New USPSTF guidelines for lifestyle counseling

CVD prevention: New USPSTF guidelines for lifestyle counseling

The USPSTF updated their 2012 recommendations on behavior lifestyle counseling for preventing cardiovascular disease.

News Alcohol screening and brief intervention: A practice manual for clinicians

Alcohol screening and brief intervention: A practice manual for clinicians

The AAFP has created an alcohol screening practice manual to help family physicians prevent alcohol misuse.

Healthday Consuming total, saturated fat increases the risk of lung cancer

Consuming total, saturated fat increases the risk of lung cancer

The risk of lung cancer was reduced for high intake of polyunsaturated fat.

News Coffee consumption associated with lower mortality risk

Coffee consumption associated with lower mortality risk

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.

News Frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption linked to lower liver stiffness

Frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption linked to lower liver stiffness

The Rotterdam Study found that frequent coffee and herbal tea consumption is associated with lower liver stiffness in the general population.

News High-dose vitamin D supplement use increasing, poses risk of adverse effects

High-dose vitamin D supplement use increasing, poses risk of adverse effects

Although research has emphasized the possible benefits of vitamin D, high dosages pose potential risks.

News DASH diet associated with lower risk of gout

DASH diet associated with lower risk of gout

The DASH diet could offer a dietary strategy that may help prevent gout and its comorbidities in high-risk patients with hyperuricemia.

News One alcoholic drink per day may increase breast cancer risk

One alcoholic drink per day may increase breast cancer risk

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%.

Opinion Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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