Overall, US youth consumed an average 143 kcal from sugar-sweetened beverages, with boys consuming a higher percentage of calories than girls.
Inulin is a collective term for a large group of complex, natural carbohydrates.
A target intake of at least 500 mg/d is recommended to combat sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.
Reductions in disease risk were observed for an intake as high as 7.5 servings of whole grains per day.
Fruit intake in adolescence may be associated with decreased breast cancer rates in adulthood.
Slippery elm may be beneficial for patients with GI complaints.
Developing personalized nutrition goals with a registered dietitian can be effective in managing non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Omega-3 fatty acids have structural and anti-inflammatory roles in the human body.
Metabolic syndrome can be managed using changes in diet and exercise.
Optimal nutrition in early childhood supports growth and development and can encourage lifelong healthy eating habits.
A study showed that 19 states and territories in the United States saw decreases in obesity rates for young, low-income children.
Detecting deep vein thrombosis early can aid prevention efforts.
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.