DIET & NUTRITION INFORMATION CENTER
Spices, herbal remedies, and ceremonial powders may contain lead and contribute to elevated blood lead levels among exposed children.
Women born during the Chinese famine period may be at increased risk for early natural menopause and premature ovarian failure.
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.
Some of the most memorable moments in medical practice are the times when a patient and clinician can chit-chat like friends.
The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.
A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.
Many components of diet have been implicated as possible risk factors for RA, with varying degrees of evidence.
With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, and its known association with many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, it is worthwhile to look at nutritional approaches to managing these chronic conditions.