Artificial sweeteners may help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight, as long as those who use them do not compensate for the calories cut.
Getting patients to make behavior changes that stick can be tough. Treating the change as a process can help.
An approach involving primary-care clinicians, and specialists — including allergists, gastroenterologists, nutritionists and counselors — is crucial.
Oral manifestations are often an early signal of systemic disease, so recognizing them can point the way to a prompt diagnosis.
Self-regulation of hunger and understanding satiety is the most important thing parents and caretakers can teach their children.
Low nutritional test score, poor mobility, advanced disease predict early death after chemo initiation
Eating a greater quantity of vegetables and a greater variety of fruits and vegetables reduces the risk for type 2 diabetes.
Eating more greens, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli improved breast cancer survival rates among Chinese women.
Can vitamin D deficiency play a role in post-fracture pain?
American Regent has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of three lots of Cyanocobalamin Injection 1,000mcg/mL (1mL vial), because cracks can form in them bottom and sides of some vials.
Frequent chocolate consumption was linked to lower BMI, despite correlating with significantly greater calorie and saturated fat intake. More randomized clinical trials are needed to determine it's metabolic benefits.
A middle-aged woman presents with a two-year history of fatigue and mood changes. She attributes her symptoms to aging, but could it be a sign of a nutritional deficiency?
High exposure to dietary cadmium, a toxic metal present in many fertilizers, was associated with an 21% increased risk for developing breast cancer among postmenopausal women.
Each serving of red meat increased risk of all cause mortality by 13% to 20%, but substituting meat with fish, poultry or low-fat dairy lowered mortality risk.
Men who drank the most sugary beverages were 20% more likely to have a heart attack than those who never drank them.
Is there any relationship between calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate disease (pseudogout) and vitamin D deficiency?
Selenium supplements are unnecessary for the majority of the U.S. population, and may even be harmful.
Women who consumed high levels of flavanone, a compound found in oranges, grapedfruit and other citrus fruit had significantly lower risk for stroke compared with women who did not.
Eating a Mediterranean-style diet is associated with lower burden of white matter hyperintensity volume, a marker of small-vessel brain damage.
As obesity and the growing strain it places on health care dominate headlines, have we forgotten that many women continue to struggle with anorexia and bulimia?
Participants in an Australian study who drank at least a half a liter of sugar-sweetened beverages per day more than doubled their chances of developing asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
What are the differential diagnoses for a woman aged 60 years with a metallic taste in her mouth and the sensation of a burning tongue?
Should clinicians routinely check vitamin D levels in Hispanic patients as they do in others?
Although the consumption of dietary supplements has increased considerably over the past decade, most of these products do not reduce total mortality in older women, and many appear to be associated with increased mortality risk, data from the Iowa Women's Health Study indicate.
Women with low-grade cancer tumors who increased their starch intake 5-g per day upped their recurrence risk 3%.
Rose hips are a mild, pleasant supplement that are safe for routine use. Providers may recommend this product as adjunctive therapy for a wide range of conditions or as a routine preventive regimen.
Obese children who lose weight as adults have the same risk for developing heart disease as people who were never obese at all, results from a meta-analysis indicate.
Pediatric primary care clinicians should set aside time each visit to discuss obesity prevention with parents and the importance of establishing healthy lifestyle habits at a young age.
Is there any indication that taking too much fish oil — particularly green-lipped mussel oil — can cause stomach problems in a person with a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease?
Patients on dialysis much watch their potassium intake from vegetables like potatoes. Offer this cooking tip.