DIET & NUTRITION INFORMATION CENTER
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.
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.
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.
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.