Diet and Nutrition
IF with 70% energy intake has better outcomes vs continuous diet restriction in obese women.
Number of routine food inspections performed by the FDA dropped sharply.
Reduction in risk for range of critical outcomes greatest for daily dietary fiber intake of 25 to 29 g.
An informational intervention — including weight management and regular self-weighing — can help curb weight gain during the holiday season.
There is no compelling evidence to indicate health benefits of nonsugar sweetener use on a range of health outcomes.
An expert panel assessed 41 diets to come up with their final results, examining the evidence behind each diet's claims, the short-term and long-term weight loss associated with the diet, how easy the diet is to follow, how well each diet conforms to current nutrition standards, and its effect on diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.
Promoting healthier eating in middle school more effective than adding physical activity.
Study Finds Cottonseed Oil Better Than Olive Oil at Improving Cholesterol Profiles, Triglyceride LevelsDecember 19, 2018
A diet rich in cottonseed oil was found to improve cholesterol and triglyceride levels in healthy men.
Women born during the Chinese famine period may be at increased risk for early natural menopause and premature ovarian failure.
Spices, herbal remedies, and ceremonial powders may contain lead and contribute to elevated blood lead levels among exposed children.
Many components of diet have been implicated as possible risk factors for RA, with varying degrees of evidence.
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.
New concern added to list of the agency's warnings about the herbal supplement.
Food assistance may cut number of older adults with diabetes forgoing medications due to cost.
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.
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.
Total energy expenditure is greater for those on a low- or moderate-carb diet during weight-loss maintenance.
Second study shows no significant results for vitamin D supplementation vs placebo.
Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Henry Ford Health System analyzed patient data from African-American women aged 23 to 35 years (N=1553) who were participating in the NIEHS Study of Environment, Lifestyle, and Fibroids (SELF).
For adults with type 2 diabetes, plant-based diets can improve psychological health, quality of life, hemoglobin A1c levels.
Access to ready-to-eat outlets that sell food for instant consumption is associated with greater risk for type 2 diabetes.
As new research indicates that long-term use of artificial sweeteners may increase body mass index, a literature search was performed to assess the effect of artificially sweetened beverages on weight gain in the pediatric population.
Viaskin Peanut, an epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT), delivers small amounts of peanut protein through a wearable patch to induce desensitization.
Unrestricted diets are acceptable more than one day before colonoscopy among patients using a split-dose bowel regimen.
At 3 months, significant increase in fruit, vegetable intake but significant decline in physical activity.
To investigate the link between organic food consumption and cancer risk, study authors conducted a population-based prospective cohort study among French adults.
Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee.
Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.
Investigators examine the effect of a low-fat, plant-based diet on insulin resistance and body composition.