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Mediterranean Diet, Physical Activity Effective for Weight Loss, Decreased Cardiovascular Events

Mediterranean Diet, Physical Activity Effective for Weight Loss, Decreased Cardiovascular Events

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.

Healthy Diet Associated With Reduced Menopausal Symptoms

A diet high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes was found to be associated with a lower risk for physical, mental, and genitourinary symptoms of menopause compared with a diet high in fats, meats, desserts, and salts.

Lifestyle Intervention Program Reduces Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome Risk

A 12-month interdisciplinary lifestyle intervention program for prediabetic and obese patients was found to significantly reduce the risk for development of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

Opinion

Food Talk is Good Medicine

Some of the most memorable moments in medical practice are the times when a patient and clinician can chit-chat like friends.

Examining the effects of wearable fitness trackers

The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

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

Features

Examining the Role of Diet in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Examining the Role of Diet in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Many components of diet have been implicated as possible risk factors for RA, with varying degrees of evidence.

Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

Ketogenic Diet for the Management of T2D and Associated Long-Term Complications

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.

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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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