(SOURCE: THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY) – Eating a Mediterranean diet could decrease the chances an overweight person will experience regular pain, new research suggests. A well-established connection between body weight and chronic pain might be explained by inflammation in the body, and the study points to anti-inflammatory foods including fish, nuts and beans as a key […]
(SOURCE: PURDUE UNIVERSITY) – Consuming red meat in amounts above what is typically recommended does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as blood pressure and blood cholesterol, according to a new review of clinical trials from Purdue University. “During the last 20 years, there have been recommendations to eat less red meat as part of […]
(SOURCE: MAYO CLINIC) – Mayo Clinic will publish the second edition of The Mayo Clinic Diet with all-new menu plans and recipes on Jan. 1. The book offers effective methods to adopt simple, enjoyable, practical, safe and healthy behaviors to lose unwanted pounds and, most importantly — keep them off for good. The Mayo approach is […]
(UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN) According to a recent press release, three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 percent, but high-carb meals sustain insulin resistance, a condition that leads to high blood pressure, prediabetes and diabetes, according to a University of Michigan study.
(OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS USA) According to a recent press release, findings published in the Journal of Public Health reveal that both younger and older Canadian adults who engage in regular physical activity, consume more fruits and vegetables and are normal weight or overweight have overall better cognitive functioning.
(The Telegraph) According to an article recently published in The Telegraph, research by the Karolinska Institute on 2,800 adults found that those who consumed at least two 200ml servings of soft drinks daily were 2.4 times as likely to suffer from a form of type 2 diabetes.
(EurekAlert) According to an article recently published in EurekAlert, a team of researchers from Cleveland Clinic, working in collaboration with Nestlé Research Center, conducted one of the largest controlled studies of its kind on whole grains and concluded that a diet rich in whole grains may significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight […]
(HealthDay News) – According to an article recently published in HealthDay News, new research suggests that dietary calcium supplements (not calcium-rich foods) might have a harmful impact on the heart.
(Science Daily) According to a recent study by researchers at LSU Health New Orleans and article published in Science Daily, age is an important factor in the association between cancer and sugar-sweetened beverages. The results of the study indicate that sugar-sweetened beverage consumption behavior varies across cancers and may be related to age.
(PsychCentral) According to a recent study and article published in PsychCentral, investigators found that participants who received Acceptance-Based Behavioral Treatment (ABT), which includes all behavioral skills taught in Standard Behavioral Treatment (SBT), lost 13.3 percent of their initial weight at one year, compared to 9.8 percent weight loss at one year for participants who received […]
According to a recent study and article published in HealthDay News, belly fat may lead to an increased risk for heart disease. The six-year study led by Dr. Caroline Fox, a former senior investigator for the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute looked at abdominal fat quantity and quality and found people with excess […]
(Huffington Post) According to a recent article published in the Huffington Post, a new study in Molecular Psychiatry suggests that when you consume a high calorie and high fat diet while stressed, you can also cause your body to burn fewer calories. This was the case with consuming “healthy fat”.
(Health Day) University of Minnesota researchers who tracked the diet and weight of more than 2,500 teens over a decade, found that teens who eat right may gain less weight later on.
(AP) According to a recent article published in the Associated Press, several US food banks are working with health care providers to increase access to food for needy and low-income patients. The article states that U.S. food banks are increasingly promoting “food as medicine” strategies designed to address, not exacerbate, the high rate of chronic […]
(HealthDay) – According to data from several studies which were reported in HealthDay, people with the FTO gene (obesity gene) have the same ability to lose weight as those without the gene. According to the research, the obesity gene does not impact people’s ability to shed pounds through diet, exercise and weight-loss medications.
(WTOP FM Washington) According to an article published in WTOP-FM, Americans’ total consumption of caloric sweeteners like refined cane sugar and high-fructose corn syrup is down 15 percent on average from its peak in 1999 as noted in government reports. It is believed that this reduction is largely due in part to a reduction in […]
(Reuters) According to a recent study conducted by Abbott Laboratories’ nutrition division and the University of Illinois, “the United States could save a minimum $15.5 billion in annual healthcare spending if malnutrition caused by chronic diseases is better addressed”. The study found that one in three patients who arrive at a U.S.-hospital suffer from malnutrition. An […]
(Today’s Dietitian) According to a recent article published in Today’s Dietitian, there is a growing body of research which supports high-quality, high-protein breakfast consumption. Leading experts say that a high-protein breakfast can give individuals a little extra boost to enhance weight loss and weight-control efforts.
9/23/16 (Food Dive) The USDA recently debuted the USDA Branded Food Products Database at the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Summit. The extensive database lists nutrition information on more than 80,000 name brand packaged and prepared foods sold at grocery stores and restaurants.
9/23/16 (Reuters Health) According to recent findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association, babies given a taste of eggs and peanuts starting when they’re as young as 4 months old may have a lower risk of developing allergies to those foods than babies who try them later.