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  • Probiotics can prevent dangerous diarrhea

    Probiotics can prevent dangerous diarrhea

    Probiotics — those products that promise to replenish your gut’s 'healthy' microbes — do seem to help prevent dangerous diarrhea, researchers reported on Thursday.
    - 30 May 13, 11:03pm -
  • People think they're eating less than they are

    People think they're eating less than they are

    People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report. They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated…
    - 24 May 13, 7:30pm -
  • Report questioning salt guidelines riles heart experts
    An unusual medical brawl erupted on Tuesday when the influential Institute of Medicine issued a report questioning the basis of years of advice for Americans to cut their salt intake in half.
    - 14 May 13, 4:07pm -
  • Chris Christie's weight-loss procedure doesn't always work

    Chris Christie's weight-loss procedure doesn't always work

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie revealed that he's had gastric-band weight-loss surgery, which experts say has the least amount of short-term risk but also yields the least amount of weight loss.
    - 7 May 13, 9:05pm -
  • Caffeinated gum raises health buzz

    Caffeinated gum raises health buzz

    A new line of caffeinated chewing gum is causing jitters among health advocates and prompting federal officials to take a new look at the proliferation of jolt-infused foods, including those marketed to children and teens.
    - 29 Apr 13, 10:53pm -
  • Dr. Oz's tips for losing those last 10 pounds

    Dr. Oz's tips for losing those last 10 pounds

    Stress, the slowing of metabolism of middle age, and hormone changes after having a baby are three main reasons why many people see the numbers on the scale going up. Dr. Mehmet Oz shares tips on how to shed those final 10 pounds.
    - 11 Mar 13, 7:24pm -
  • How First Lady won over Miss. on school lunches
    Despite its deeply red political leanings, it was Mississippi that early on embraced the first lady’s ideas about healthy food, and was the site where Mrs. Obama kicked off a two day, three-city tour touting the three-year anniversary of her “Let…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:43am -
  • Why snacking at night is bad for you
    Eating that bowl of Cocoa Puffs at night may be much worse than having it in the morning. The body tends to turn more of that food into fat at night, while turning it into fuel during the day, new research suggests.
    - 22 Feb 13, 9:40pm -
  • High-glycemic foods tied to diabetes risk
    People who eat a lot of low-fiber and processed foods that quickly spike blood sugars may, not surprisingly, have a significantly higher risk of the most common form of diabetes, according to a new study.
    - 14 Feb 13, 10:47pm -
  • New rules would make school snacks healthier
    The government for the first time is proposing broad new standards to make school snacks healthier, a move that would ban the sale of almost all candy, high-calorie sports drinks and greasy foods on campus.
    - 1 Feb 13, 5:34pm -
  • Yogurt lovers have better diets
    People who like yogurt may enjoy a better-balanced diet and get more key nutrients than people who never eat the cultured dairy product, new research shows.
    - 24 Jan 13, 11:48pm -
  • Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says

    Fat-shaming may curb obesity, bioethicist says

    Unhappy with the slow pace efforts to curb America’s obesity epidemic, a prominent bioethicist is proposing an “edgier strategy” to promote weight loss: more social stigma. But others disagree sharply with Daniel Callahan of the Hastings Center…
    - 24 Jan 13, 12:40am -
  • Forget diets: Cutting fat keeps you slim
    Swapping fatty foods for low-fat alternatives will keep you slim - and now there's World Health Organization-backed research to prove it.
    - 7 Dec 12, 12:16am -
  • 8 sneaky ways to avoid holiday pounds

    8 sneaky ways to avoid holiday pounds

    Trying to lose those pesky 10 pounds you gained on summer vacation or wondering how to prevent packing them on over the holidays? New research shows it can be done, 100 calories at a time.
    - 25 Nov 12, 5:49pm -
  • Even top nutritionists mourn the end of Twinkies

    Even top nutritionists mourn the end of Twinkies

    Ok, admit it. With the threat that Hostess Brands could really go out of business, you are seriously considering a run to the grocery store to stock up on Twinkies. And you are not alone; they evoke such sweet memories that even top nutritionists are…
    - 16 Nov 12, 8:47pm -
  • LA declares 'Meatless Mondays' in vegetarian campaign
    Los Angeles is hoping to persuade people to become vegetarian – at least one day per week.
    - 10 Nov 12, 9:41am -
  • Extra pounds may put you in the hospital
    Regardless of lifestyle and other health-related factors, heavier people were more likely than lean ones to be hospitalized for a variety of conditions, according to an Australian study. What's more, this was the case not just for obese people but al…
    - 22 Oct 12, 12:47am -
  • Cow named Daisy makes reduced-allergy milk

    Cow named Daisy makes reduced-allergy milk

    People allergic to whey may be able to drink newly engineered milk without the unpleasant digestive consequences, according to research released Monday.
    - 1 Oct 12, 10:09pm -
  • She lost nearly 80 pounds on a 'Starbucks diet'

    She lost nearly 80 pounds on a 'Starbucks diet'

    Christine Hall didn’t join an expensive weight-loss program or sign up for a meal-delivery service to help her lose nearly 80 pounds. In fact, she never even goes to the grocery store.
    - 13 Sep 12, 9:53pm -
  • 6 delicious ways to snack on superfood chia

    6 delicious ways to snack on superfood chia

    Chia is an ancient seed that dates back to the Aztecs, who used it as a source of energy and endurance. Now, it's all the rage as a healthy ingredient. From peanut butter to chips, here are tasty ways to incorporate chia in your snacking.
    - 12 Sep 12, 6:32pm -
  • McDonald's adds calorie information to menus
    The world's biggest hamburger chain said Wednesday that it will post calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide starting Monday.
    - 12 Sep 12, 6:07pm -
  • Genetically modified 'golden rice' tested on kids?
    China's health authorities will investigate allegations that genetically modified rice was tested on Chinese children as part of a Sino-U.S. research project, state media said Tuesday.
    - 11 Sep 12, 8:54am -
  • Study: Heavy teens eat fewer calories than peers
    The findings illustrate the difficulty of losing weight by cutting calories alone, especially when the weight is gained early in life, the researchers said.  
    - 10 Sep 12, 6:56pm -
  • Organic food no more nutritious than non-organic
    Organic produce and meat typically isn't any better for you than conventional varieties when it comes to vitamin and nutrient content, according to a new review of the evidence.
    - 4 Sep 12, 5:29pm -
  • Bagged lettuce or bulk? Experts offer food safety advice

    Bagged lettuce or bulk? Experts offer food safety advice

    A new recall of Fresh Express Hearts of Romaine salad marks the sixth time since April that the nation’s top producers of bagged lettuce have pulled products because of worries about food safety.
    - 31 Aug 12, 12:28pm -
  • Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes
    Treating obese people with weight loss surgery dramatically delays or prevents the onset of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
    - 22 Aug 12, 11:16pm -
  • Diet supplements linked to bleeding, deaths
    The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use Reumofan dietary supplements, after receiving reports of bleeding, stroke and death among people taking the pills.
    - 22 Aug 12, 1:40pm -
  • School lunches: How to get kids to eat healthy

    School lunches: How to get kids to eat healthy

    There will be more whole grains on school lunch menus this year, along with a wider selection of fruits and vegetables and other healthy options. The challenge is getting children to eat them.
    - 20 Aug 12, 7:38pm -
  • Vitamin C may lessen effects of air pollution

    Vitamin C may lessen effects of air pollution

    There's another reason to eat fruits and veggies: A diet rich in them may lessen the harmful effects of air pollution for people suffering from chronic lung diseases.
    - 17 Aug 12, 6:02pm -
  • 13 rules for dining out on a diet

    13 rules for dining out on a diet

    On average, Americans dine out four times a week, according to the National Restaurant Association. That could be enough to bust any diet. But these tips will help you dine out, have fun and navigate any menu to make smart choices.
    - 12 Aug 12, 3:27pm -
  • Key to dieting: Keep treats out of sight

    Key to dieting: Keep treats out of sight

    People who lose the most weight may be those who can overcome urges when they see, smell or dream about something tasty, researchers said this week. And their study adds to a growing body of evidence that another key to success is keeping a food diar…
    - 3 Aug 12, 12:20pm -
  • Americans in denial about weight gain, study says

    Americans in denial about weight gain, study says

    Researchers from the University of Washington found that people often think they are losing weight when they aren’t, according to research published in the August issue of the journal Preventive Medicine.
    - 1 Aug 12, 6:15pm -
  • Study: Nearly half drop weight-loss programs
    High drop-out rates are in line with those seen in other studies and are a barrier to reducing obesity rates, the researchers said.
    - 1 Aug 12, 5:39pm -
  • Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

    Gluten-free: food fad or alternative remedy?

    It sounds like an unfolding epidemic: A decade ago, virtually no one in the U.S. seemed to have a problem eating gluten in bread and other foods. Now, millions do.
    - 31 Jul 12, 6:41pm -
  • Devices don't work to save kids in hot cars

    Devices don't work to save kids in hot cars

    Special seats and other devices designed to help prevent parents from accidentally leaving babies and toddlers behind in cars don’t work, a team of experts said on Monday. They said parents shouldn’t rely on them to keep children safe.
    - 30 Jul 12, 4:56pm -
  • Poll: Half of Americans guzzle soda everyday

    Poll: Half of Americans guzzle soda everyday

    For about half of U.S. adults, soda is a daily drink, according to a new Gallup poll.
    - 24 Jul 12, 5:32pm -
  • New diet drugs? They won't be easy to get

    New diet drugs? They won't be easy to get

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved two new diet drugs in a week. But don't expect to get either Qysmia or Belviq easily, health experts say.
    - 19 Jul 12, 2:57pm -
  • Poll: Obesity a bigger problem than smoking
    The percentage of people in the U.S. who say that obesity is an extremely serious problem for society is now higher than the percentage saying the same thing about cigarette-smoking, according to a new Gallup poll.
    - 18 Jul 12, 5:48pm -
  • FDA approves weight-loss drug Qsymia
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the new weight loss drug Qsymia on Tuesday, adding to a very skimpy arsenal of drugs Americans can take to battle severe obesity.
    - 17 Jul 12, 11:56pm -
  • Want to lose weight? Adopt these 3 habits

    Want to lose weight? Adopt these 3 habits

    Women who were most successful at losing weight kept track of their food intake in a journal, didn't skip meals and avoided eating out, according to a new study.
    - 13 Jul 12, 7:46pm -
  • FDA OKs first new weight-loss pill in 13 years
    Federal Food and Drug Administration officials approved a new weight-loss pill Wednesday, giving the nod to Belviq used in combination with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise to combat obesity.
    - 27 Jun 12, 5:58pm -
  • Low-carb diets may burn the most calories
    Researchers found that overweight people burned 350 more calories a day, on average, when they ate a low-carbohydrate diet, than when they ate a low-fat diet.
    - 26 Jun 12, 9:41pm -
  • Study: Photos of treats may spark cravings

    Study: Photos of treats may spark cravings

    Just glancing at a photo of a rich and gooey chocolate cake can set your brain circuits sparking, switching on cravings and revving up your appetite, a new study shows.
    - 26 Jun 12, 8:10pm -
  • An apple a day may help fight obesity

    An apple a day may help fight obesity

    A compound found in apple peels called ursolic acid may protect against obesity, a new study in mice suggests.
    - 22 Jun 12, 4:58pm -
  • Is healthy food really more expensive?

    Is healthy food really more expensive?

    Contrary to popular belief, it can actually cost more to eat badly. In fact, a new government report finds that nutritious foods – such as grains, vegetables, fruit and dairy – typically cost less than items high in saturated fat and added sugars…
    - 17 May 12, 6:47pm -
  • How to avoid weight gain? Eat on a schedule
    A new study of  mice finds that when we eat may be an important factor in preventing weight gain.
    - 17 May 12, 6:06pm -
  • Coffee lovers lower death risk, study says

    Coffee lovers lower death risk, study says

    Coffee drinkers who worry about the jolt of java it takes to get them going in the morning might just as well relax and pour another cup.
    - 16 May 12, 9:00pm -
  • America's hatred of fat hurts obesity fight
    It may be the nation's last, accepted form of prejudice. But the stigmatization of obesity has repercussions beyond the pain it inflicts on its targets: It threatens to impede efforts to fight the obesity epidemic.
    - 11 May 12, 5:35pm -
  • New weight loss drug a step closer to approval
    Advisers to government health regulators have recommended that that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the U.S. in more than a decade, despite concerns over cardiac risks.
    - 10 May 12, 8:46pm -
  • Report: Schools key to fighting America's obesity
    Fighting obesity will require changes everywhere Americans live, work, play and learn, says a major new report that outlines dozens of options — from building more walkable neighborhoods to zoning limits on fast-food restaurants to selling healthie…
    - 8 May 12, 11:29pm -
  • Is healthy weight impossible for many Americans?
    America's obesity epidemic is so deeply rooted that it will take dramatic and systemic measures - from overhauling farm policies and zoning laws to, possibly, introducing a soda tax - to fix it, the influential Institute of Medicine said on Tuesday.
    - 8 May 12, 1:37pm -
  • No end to US obesity epidemic, forecast shows
    More bad news about Americans' waistlines: They're only going to get bigger.  Already, about a third of people are obese. By 2030, it is estimated 42 percent of the population will be.
    - 7 May 12, 11:20pm -
  • Berry good news: These may protect your brain

    Berry good news: These may protect your brain

    Women who eat more berries may have a lower risk of cognitive decline in old age, a new study suggests. Researchers found that women who had a higher berry intake delayed cognitive aging by up to 2.5 years, as shown by their scores on memory and thin…
    - 27 Apr 12, 5:04pm -

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  • newJoining a Cult Might Be Bad for Your Diet - Munchies_ Food by VICE
    Joining a Cult Might Be Bad for Your DietMunchies_ Food by VICEBut for those in a cult, diet is often dictated by the group's leader who has the power to influence and brainwash his or her followers. One of the most notorious examples of this was whe…
    - 57 mins ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:45am -
  • newMain Avenue Diet Helping Grow Business - KELOLAND TV

    Main Avenue Diet Helping Grow Business - KELOLAND TV

    KELOLAND TVMain Avenue Diet Helping Grow BusinessKELOLAND TVJust two weeks into a road diet plan for Main Avenue, the results are already visible and positive for city planners and businesses nearby. "Any time there's a change, you're working through…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:55pm -
  • newWhich diet is right for you? - Hesperia Star
    Which diet is right for you?Hesperia StarWe all know that you cannot out-train a bad diet. I believe that you are spinning your wheels and wasting your time in the gym unless you have your nutrition dialed in because the weigh loss equation is 80 per…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:02pm -
  • newNutrition and diet questions answered - KVAL

    Nutrition and diet questions answered - KVAL

    KVALNutrition and diet questions answeredKVALNutrition and diet questions answered. Q: Help! I can't control myself when I start eating! How can I limit my portions? A: You're not alone. Thousands, if not millions of people struggle with portion cont…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:47pm -
  • new​Are You Gonna Eat That? Why Disease-Proofing Your Diet Is So Hard - Bloomberg

    ​Are You Gonna Eat That? Why Disease-Proofing Your Diet Is So Hard - Bloomberg

    Bloomberg​Are You Gonna Eat That? Why Disease-Proofing Your Diet Is So HardBloombergThe CDC scientists cautioned against building a diet to minimize food poisoning: “The risk for foodborne illness is just one part of the risk-benefit equation for…
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:56pm -
  • newLight bulb goes on: Man drops 100 pounds with plant-based diet - WGNtv.com
    Light bulb goes on: Man drops 100 pounds with plant-based dietWGNtv.com“As I saw the scientific evidence of how we have evolved as herbivores and not omnivores, and as I saw how well my body was reacting to feeding it a low-fat, whole-food, plant-b…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:45pm -
  • newJunk food diet linked to premature births - THV 11
    Junk food diet linked to premature birthsTHV 11LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A new study just found that a junk food diet even before conception is linked with an increased risk of giving birth prematurely. Dr. Kay Chandler with Cornerstone Clinic for…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:48am -
  • 'Decolonized' diet calls for eating foods native to America - Sacramento Bee
    'Decolonized' diet calls for eating foods native to AmericaSacramento BeeIt's an unusually domestic call to arms: “Cooking a pot of beans is a revolutionary act.” For those involved in the “Decolonize Your Diet” movement, the phrase is a trut…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 7:00am -
  • 7 fad diets you shouldn't try - Fox News

    7 fad diets you shouldn't try - Fox News

    Fox News7 fad diets you shouldn't tryFox News"Most fad diets go something like this: Take a few foods, give them 'magic' power, and set a plan to convince people that eating this way and only this way will promote weight loss," said Alexandra Caspero…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:14pm -
  • Forget the Paleo Diet. It's Time for the Victorian Orphan Diet. - The Slatest

    Forget the Paleo Diet. It's Time for the Victorian Orphan Diet. - The Slatest

    The SlatestForget the Paleo Diet. It's Time for the Victorian Orphan Diet.The SlatestThe carbohydrate-free “Paleo Diet” is all the rage, mostly because if you cut out all carbs you will be all rage. But if you don't want to follow a diet that mig…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:20pm -

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  • newMargaret Marshall: Stop the Yearly Weight Loss-Weight Gain Cycle
    Being a healthier, happier, more active or successful person is not what you do. It's who you are, every month and every meal, starting now. Read more: New Year's Resolutions, Diet and Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Health News,…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:33pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: What to Do When Your Food Glows in the Dark
    Perhaps it's an exaggeration to say our food glows in the dark, although I'm not entirely sure. But whether or not they actually phosphoresce, these products are indeed designed to glow. The glowing in question, however, occurs within the dark confin…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:55pm -
  • 5 Healthy Treats You Don't Have To Feel Guilty About
    SPECIAL FROM Next AvenueBy Maureen CallahanNostalgic as the ice cream truck jingle sounds, the high sugar, high-fat treats it dishes up aren... Read more: Healthy Eating, Fifty, Dieting, Diet and Nutrition, Diet, Healthy Snacks, post…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:59am -
  • Wray Herbert: Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?
    Working with UCLA's Martie Haselton, Chapman University psychological scientist Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook has been exploring the evidence from diverse sources to argue that postpartum depression is linked to early weaning, deficient diet, inactivity, no…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:53pm -
  • Thrillist: The 23 Worst Things About Being A Vegetarian
    We asked vegetarians across the country to share some of their day-to-day hardships involved in maintaining a meatless diet. Read more: Vegetarian Diet, Vegetarian, Bacon, Reasons to Be a Vegetarian, Vegetarianism, Taste News
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:45pm -
  • Jeff Hyman: How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation
    It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps. Rea…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:06am -
  • 14 Fad Diets You Should Absolutely Never Try
    By K. Aleisha FettersEvery day it seems a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Or at least they say they ar... Read more: Diet Trends, health.com, Diet and Nutrition, Worst Diets, Fad Diets, Worst…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:37am -
  • Margaret Marshall: How to Grocery Shop for Lasting Beauty
    As you eat healthfully to attain or manage your ideal body weight, you are also eating for lasting beauty. Use this list of food items on your next grocery shopping trip. Many of these items serve dual purposes. Read more: Healthy Livin…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:49am -
  • Donna Fish: Eating Instructions
    You want to savor and enjoy everything you eat, don't rush the foods you think you shouldn't be eating! Read more: Mindful Eating, Healthy Eating Habits, Compulsive Eating, Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:58am -
  • Dr. Pamela Peeke: Mood, Food and Bipolar Disorder: A New Prescription
    For those with bipolar disorder, it's an empowering message: No longer are you a prisoner of your genetics, thought to play a key role in the disorder. And through healthier lifestyle choices, you may be able to decrease your reliance on medicati…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:35am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: No Taste for Truth?
    Rather than supporting the health of our bodies, our body politic is feeding off their willfully devised decay. Read more: Healthy Living Health News, Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Health, Dr. David Katz, Food, Weight Loss, Diet, Obesity,…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:04am -
  • David Bedrick: Do You Know Why You Eat? The Key to Losing Weight
    Few people are aware of the meaning or purpose of their eating patterns and tendencies; most simply parrot back what they have been taught about the reasons they have addictions or compulsions. Read more: Weight Loss Tips, Weight Loss, D…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:14pm -
  • The Real Reason Quinoa Is So Popular Right Now
    It's the perfect collision of three food trends. Read more: Healthy Food, Grain, Vegetarian, Best of Huffpost, Hpl, Vegan, Amaranth, Diet, Whole Grains, Teff, Fonio, Quinoa, Protein, Healthy Diet Foods, Food, Diet and Nutrition, Meatless…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:59pm -
  • Nikki Gloudeman: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My 185-Pound Body
    Like many women, I've often distilled body image into a series of cold hard numbers: pounds, dress size, calories, carbs. But it wasn't always this way. In fact, the first time I realized weight would be an issue in my life, it was all about words.…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 8:33am -
  • Ann Dunaway Teh: The Latest Attempt to Help You Eat Better: Will It Work?
    Is basing serving sizes on what people actually eat the right decision in light of current rates of obesity and chronic disease? Or will it only further confuse consumers on what is an appropriate serving size, adding to the education burden that alr…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:59am -
  • Dr. Wendie Trubow: Are You a Sugar Mama?
    I invite you to evaluate the food you are eating. Remember, you are what you eat! Read more: Wendie Trubow M.D., Nutrition, Diet, Visions HealthCare, Sugar, Diet and Nutrition, Healthy Living News
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 4:14pm -
  • Caleigh Rykiss: The (Necessary) Exercise Advice You Don't Want to Hear
    To truly make these things happen sometimes we must push our bodies and minds to their limits, step out of our comfort zones and force ourselves to give it everything and more, even if we don't want to. Here are the things you don't want to do, but s…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 5:46pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: 3 Things to Think About Before You Urge Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies
    Do you enjoy being nudged? Criticized? Neither do your kids. If you've never told them that eating vegetables is good and tasty go ahead, but if you've already said it before, trust that the tune's already playing in their head. Read mor…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 12:56pm -
  • David Zinczenko: 5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By
    Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, Eat ... Read more: Healthy Living Health News, 5 Foods Doctors Swear By, Healthy Living, Davi…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Knowing What to Eat, Refusing to Swallow It
    The argument for an emphasis on actual foods rather than manufactured ingestibles masquerading as such garners little opposition from entities not directly involved in selling the latter. Such entities, however, have access to the best marketing tale…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 5:05pm -
  • Michael F. Jacobson: Stalling on Salt
    Don't bother reaching for that shaker of salt next time you eat out. The chain restaurant industry has already decided for you how salty you like your food, and they think you like it plenty salty! Read more: Salt, Stroke, Sodium, Wendy…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 4:44pm -
  • Ed Coffin: Ten Things Every Vegan Is Sick of Hearing
    Anyone who has been vegan for any length of time can probably relate to being annoyed by some of the most frequently reoccurring questions and statements. Read more: Protein, Vegetarian, Diet, Vegan, Green News
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 3:11pm -
  • Mike Sheridan: Food Marketing Matters
    Not only does the government refuse to adjust a ridiculous food pyramid that's left more than one-third obese and two-third overweight, but they fail ... Read more: Wheat, Advertising, Health, Nutrition, Addiction, Fitness, Food, Marketi…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 1:53pm -
  • Lorie Eber: 5 Reasons We Keep Doing Something That Results in Failure
    It's time to realize that no diet is ever going to work in the long run. The only answer is to learn how to slowly change those habits. Habit change is a slow process, but the only way to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 5:32pm -
  • Kristen Houghton: A Snake Oil Salesman Alive and Well in Dr. Oz
    I was born a skeptic, and that is to my advantage. I don't buy products based on someone's glowing claims of success. Even as a woman who has always b... Read more: Suzanne Somers, Facebook Fake Advertising, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Diet, False Cl…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 9:19am -

Huffington Post (Diet & Nutrition)

  • newMargaret Marshall: Stop the Yearly Weight Loss-Weight Gain Cycle
    Being a healthier, happier, more active or successful person is not what you do. It's who you are, every month and every meal, starting now. Read more: New Year's Resolutions, Diet and Fitness, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Health News,…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:33pm -
  • David Zinczenko: 5 Ways To Outsmart The Supermarket And Lose Weight
    Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you're at the supermarket? You're not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:52am -
  • 5 Myths About Corn You Should Stop Believing
    Ahh -- there's nothing quite like a crisp cob of sweet corn in the summer. But even though there's no contesting the deliciousness of corn -- just off... Read more: Corn on the Cob Health, Corn on the Cob Nutrition, Corn on the Cob, Corn…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:52am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: What to Do When Your Food Glows in the Dark
    Perhaps it's an exaggeration to say our food glows in the dark, although I'm not entirely sure. But whether or not they actually phosphoresce, these products are indeed designed to glow. The glowing in question, however, occurs within the dark confin…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:55pm -
  • 5 Healthy Treats You Don't Have To Feel Guilty About
    SPECIAL FROM Next AvenueBy Maureen CallahanNostalgic as the ice cream truck jingle sounds, the high sugar, high-fat treats it dishes up aren... Read more: Healthy Eating, Fifty, Dieting, Diet and Nutrition, Diet, Healthy Snacks, post…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 6:59am -
  • Wray Herbert: Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?
    Working with UCLA's Martie Haselton, Chapman University psychological scientist Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook has been exploring the evidence from diverse sources to argue that postpartum depression is linked to early weaning, deficient diet, inactivity, no…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:53pm -
  • Thrillist: The 23 Worst Things About Being A Vegetarian
    We asked vegetarians across the country to share some of their day-to-day hardships involved in maintaining a meatless diet. Read more: Vegetarian Diet, Vegetarian, Bacon, Reasons to Be a Vegetarian, Vegetarianism, Taste News
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 12:45pm -
  • Elle Penner: Do Serving Sizes Impact How Much You Eat?
    If the serving size for ice cream were to jump from 1/2 cup to 1 cup, would you eat more? Some experts are worried you might. Read more: Nutrition Facts, Diet and Nutrition, Nutrition Labels, Fda, Serving Size, Nutrition, Healthy Living…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:45am -
  • Jeff Hyman: How to Escape Weight Gain During Summer Vacation
    It's easy to unravel good habits on vacation, but staying on track is a lot easier than trying to get back on track post-vacation. This summer, when you plan your disappearing act, make sure to plan ahead and avoid common food traps. Rea…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 10:06am -
  • Here's Why 'Maple Water' Isn't The New Anything
    Before it's boiled down to the sweet stickiness coating your pancakes, a decidedly thinner, less sugary progenitor of the syrup flows through maple tr... Read more: Health Benefits of Maple Syrup, Maple Syrup, Nutrition, Nutrients in Map…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:15am -
  • Mike Sheridan: Health Before Wealth
    Throughout the week there's a lot of things that make me say WTF! But two that continue to stand out include:Millionaire celebrities choosing DUI... Read more: Fitness and Exercise, Longevity, Business, Wealth, Money, Health, Nutrit…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:23am -
  • 14 Fad Diets You Should Absolutely Never Try
    By K. Aleisha FettersEvery day it seems a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Or at least they say they ar... Read more: Diet Trends, health.com, Diet and Nutrition, Worst Diets, Fad Diets, Worst…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:37am -
  • Margaret Marshall: How to Grocery Shop for Lasting Beauty
    As you eat healthfully to attain or manage your ideal body weight, you are also eating for lasting beauty. Use this list of food items on your next grocery shopping trip. Many of these items serve dual purposes. Read more: Healthy Livin…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 11:49am -
  • Donna Fish: Eating Instructions
    You want to savor and enjoy everything you eat, don't rush the foods you think you shouldn't be eating! Read more: Mindful Eating, Healthy Eating Habits, Compulsive Eating, Diet, Healthy Living News
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:58am -
  • Dr. Pamela Peeke: Mood, Food and Bipolar Disorder: A New Prescription
    For those with bipolar disorder, it's an empowering message: No longer are you a prisoner of your genetics, thought to play a key role in the disorder. And through healthier lifestyle choices, you may be able to decrease your reliance on medicati…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:35am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: No Taste for Truth?
    Rather than supporting the health of our bodies, our body politic is feeding off their willfully devised decay. Read more: Healthy Living Health News, Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Health, Dr. David Katz, Food, Weight Loss, Diet, Obesity,…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:04am -
  • Tami Shaikh: Save Our Children
    In a world full of technology, reality TV shows, and information, our children are being targeted for so many things. Read more: Oprah, Malnutrition, Jerry Sandusky, Hunger, Gaza. Abuse, Children, War, Impact News
    - 10 days ago, 19 Jul 14, 2:30am -
  • Ed Coffin: Who Cares About The Price Of Almond Milk?
    Do they not understand there are more costs to bringing a product to market beyond the cost of a single ingredient? Is anyone shocked that it's ultimately cheaper to make everything at home? Read more: Food, Almond Milk, Diet and Nutriti…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:06pm -
  • Michael Finkelstein, MD: Restoring the Heart and Art of Medicine
    After years of frustration churning through this system myself, unable to help patients get truly better, I left the world of conventional medicine and entered that of integrative medicine, which draws from the best of conventional, complementary, an…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:17pm -
  • 5 Underappreciated Summer Veggies You Should Learn To Love
    By Katie Cavuto for U.S. News HealthAs a longtime member of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, I am always amazed when I pick up my ... Read more: Summer Veggies, Summer Produce, Summer Vegetables, Eat More Vegetables, Di…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 8:21am -
  • Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS: A Nutritionist's Guide to National Junk Food Day
    Although I'm not endorsing a steady diet of circus peanuts and cheez whiz, I think it's okay to eat something that's not particularly nutritious purely for the pleasure of it. But if you're going to indulge, be sure to make it count. Rea…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • David Bedrick: Do You Know Why You Eat? The Key to Losing Weight
    Few people are aware of the meaning or purpose of their eating patterns and tendencies; most simply parrot back what they have been taught about the reasons they have addictions or compulsions. Read more: Weight Loss Tips, Weight Loss, D…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:14pm -
  • The Real Reason Quinoa Is So Popular Right Now
    It's the perfect collision of three food trends. Read more: Healthy Food, Grain, Vegetarian, Best of Huffpost, Hpl, Vegan, Amaranth, Diet, Whole Grains, Teff, Fonio, Quinoa, Protein, Healthy Diet Foods, Food, Diet and Nutrition, Meatless…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:59pm -
  • Mount Sinai Health System: How to Improve Your Cholesterol and Cut Your Risk for Heart Disease
    In today's hectic, grab-and-go world, it can be difficult to resist fast foods and processed meals. But paying more attention to what we eat and taking time to prepare more nutritious foods can help improve our health, our hearts -- and our lives --…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:58pm -
  • William Lambers: Food Supplies for Refugees in Cameroon Dangerously Low
    By taking action now we can save refugees from starvation in Africa. This includes over 100,000 war victims from the Central African Republic (CAR) w... Read more: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Malnutrition, Global Motherhood, Afri…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 11:29am -

Huffington Post (Nutrition)

  • David Zinczenko: 5 Ways To Outsmart The Supermarket And Lose Weight
    Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you're at the supermarket? You're not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 9:52am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: What to Do When Your Food Glows in the Dark
    Perhaps it's an exaggeration to say our food glows in the dark, although I'm not entirely sure. But whether or not they actually phosphoresce, these products are indeed designed to glow. The glowing in question, however, occurs within the dark confin…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:55pm -
  • Wray Herbert: Is Postpartum Depression a Disease of Modern Civilization?
    Working with UCLA's Martie Haselton, Chapman University psychological scientist Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook has been exploring the evidence from diverse sources to argue that postpartum depression is linked to early weaning, deficient diet, inactivity, no…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:53pm -
  • Elle Penner: Do Serving Sizes Impact How Much You Eat?
    If the serving size for ice cream were to jump from 1/2 cup to 1 cup, would you eat more? Some experts are worried you might. Read more: Nutrition Facts, Diet and Nutrition, Nutrition Labels, Fda, Serving Size, Nutrition, Healthy Living…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:45am -
  • Here's Why 'Maple Water' Isn't The New Anything
    Before it's boiled down to the sweet stickiness coating your pancakes, a decidedly thinner, less sugary progenitor of the syrup flows through maple tr... Read more: Health Benefits of Maple Syrup, Maple Syrup, Nutrition, Nutrients in Map…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 3:15am -
  • Mike Sheridan: Health Before Wealth
    Throughout the week there's a lot of things that make me say WTF! But two that continue to stand out include:Millionaire celebrities choosing DUI... Read more: Fitness and Exercise, Longevity, Business, Wealth, Money, Health, Nutrit…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 11:23am -
  • Dr. Pamela Peeke: Mood, Food and Bipolar Disorder: A New Prescription
    For those with bipolar disorder, it's an empowering message: No longer are you a prisoner of your genetics, thought to play a key role in the disorder. And through healthier lifestyle choices, you may be able to decrease your reliance on medicati…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:35am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: No Taste for Truth?
    Rather than supporting the health of our bodies, our body politic is feeding off their willfully devised decay. Read more: Healthy Living Health News, Chronic Disease, Nutrition, Health, Dr. David Katz, Food, Weight Loss, Diet, Obesity,…
    - 8 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:04am -
  • Michael Finkelstein, MD: Restoring the Heart and Art of Medicine
    After years of frustration churning through this system myself, unable to help patients get truly better, I left the world of conventional medicine and entered that of integrative medicine, which draws from the best of conventional, complementary, an…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:17pm -
  • Mount Sinai Health System: How to Improve Your Cholesterol and Cut Your Risk for Heart Disease
    In today's hectic, grab-and-go world, it can be difficult to resist fast foods and processed meals. But paying more attention to what we eat and taking time to prepare more nutritious foods can help improve our health, our hearts -- and our lives --…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:58pm -
  • Krista Butler: 5 Reasons Your Great-Grandmother Was Healthier Than You
    We have a lot to learn from our wise great-grandmothers. Start thinking about how you can mimic parts her lifestyle (but perhaps don't bring back the big poofy dresses- let's leave that in the past) and you (and your children and grandchildren) will…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 12:00pm -
  • Courtney Carter: Gluten-Free Food Doesn't Suck
    Some of the food that DIDN'T make this list was ehh at best, but with this below, even you will realize gluten-free food doesn't suck. Especially my boyfriend, who after his delicious dinner of spaghetti the other night, found out he had just eaten g…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 10:50am -
  • David Zinczenko: 5 Quick and Easy Tricks to Avoid Overeating
    Overindulging isn't just influenced by food choices. There's ample research to suggest healthy eating is a highly sensory experience, and everything from the color of our plates to the sounds in the room may trigger a mindless binge. Rea…
    - 15 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 12:50pm -
  • Ann Dunaway Teh: The Latest Attempt to Help You Eat Better: Will It Work?
    Is basing serving sizes on what people actually eat the right decision in light of current rates of obesity and chronic disease? Or will it only further confuse consumers on what is an appropriate serving size, adding to the education burden that alr…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 11:59am -
  • Gaia Paradiso: What the World Food Programme, Hillary Clinton, Women and Nutrition Have in Common
    I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all. Read more: Women and Agricu…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 3:44pm -
  • Nicole Leigh Shaw: Just Say 'No' To Team Snacks
    Are our children really so desperate for food that they cannot go even an hour without the promise of a treat? Read more: Sports, Coach, Nutrition, Volunteers, Food, Team Snacks, Parents, Just Say 'No' to Team Snacks, Parents-Moms, Pare…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 1:54pm -
  • Mark Hyman, MD: 3 Steps to Successful Cleansing
    Most of my patients can reset their metabolism by switching from sugar and processed foods to real, whole, fresh food. But there are some who need a more powerful reboot, a cleanse. And there are so many programs and cleanses out there -- some good,…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 6:19pm -
  • Dr. Wendie Trubow: Are You a Sugar Mama?
    I invite you to evaluate the food you are eating. Remember, you are what you eat! Read more: Wendie Trubow M.D., Nutrition, Diet, Visions HealthCare, Sugar, Diet and Nutrition, Healthy Living News
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 4:14pm -
  • Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.: 3 Things to Think About Before You Urge Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies
    Do you enjoy being nudged? Criticized? Neither do your kids. If you've never told them that eating vegetables is good and tasty go ahead, but if you've already said it before, trust that the tune's already playing in their head. Read mor…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 12:56pm -
  • David Zinczenko: 5 Surprising Foods Doctors Swear By
    Follow the lead of top nutrition experts with this roundup of the five foods doctors swear by, inspired by my new book of healthy food swaps, Eat ... Read more: Healthy Living Health News, 5 Foods Doctors Swear By, Healthy Living, Davi…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 2:37pm -
  • Alana Hurov: 5 Ways to Get Rid of Summer Weight Gain
    Sitting on the beach and sipping margaritas may be more appealing to you right now than hitting the gym. Summertime often translates into weight gain,... Read more: Healthy Eating, Diet and Fitness, How to Get Rid of Cellulite, Naked, We…
    - 23 days ago, 6 Jul 14, 9:31am -
  • David Zinczenko: 6 Snacking Habits That Can Help You Lose Weight
    Snacks, finger foods, tapas, amuse-bouche -- however you term them, there's something endlessly satisfying about munching on little hand-held bites of heaven. Problem is, America's favorite snacks aren't little, nor are they heavenly. Re…
    - 25 days ago, 4 Jul 14, 9:26am -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Knowing What to Eat, Refusing to Swallow It
    The argument for an emphasis on actual foods rather than manufactured ingestibles masquerading as such garners little opposition from entities not directly involved in selling the latter. Such entities, however, have access to the best marketing tale…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 5:05pm -
  • Mike Sheridan: Food Marketing Matters
    Not only does the government refuse to adjust a ridiculous food pyramid that's left more than one-third obese and two-third overweight, but they fail ... Read more: Wheat, Advertising, Health, Nutrition, Addiction, Fitness, Food, Marketi…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 1:53pm -
  • Willow Jarosh, MS, RD: 7 Ways Your Health Is Like a River (And Why We Should Take Care of Both)
    As a registered dietitian who helps teach people to keep their bodies healthy, I couldn't help but see a striking resemblance between the delicate dance of human health and that of a river. It is a perspective that I think may help others be more min…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:50pm -

Huffington Post (Nutrition Facts)

  • David Katz, M.D.: Fat: Ending the War That Nobody Started
    The evidence continues to accrue -- with almost surprising frequency -- that we should, indeed, eat less meat, butter, and cheese (before we even factor in the environmental considerations, which frankly we should do). We just shouldn't replace them…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 3:27pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: Of Salt, Saltation and Salience: The Case for Fixing What's Broken
    The prevailing fashion in nutrition, if not all of health news, is contrarianism. Cutting back on salt was yesterday's news. If today's news were the same as yesterday's news, we might not be confused, and desperately in need of tomorrow's news to he…
    - 17 Apr 14, 3:39pm -
  • Daniel J. Schultz: You Can't Outrun Your Fork
    We need to disprove the myths that are still perpetuated by companies, which state that sedentary lifestyles are the main cause of our weight issues. We need to realize that what we put on our plates, or in our bowls and cups, has the greatest impact…
    - 9 Apr 14, 3:46pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: The New Dietary Fat Study: What You Will Hear and What It Really Means
    No, it is not suddenly good to eat more saturated fat -- and the new study grabbing headlines showed no such thing. The study, a meta-analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine, shows the following two things in particular: (1) you cannot get a good…
    - 18 Mar 14, 4:20pm -
  • Joe Satran: Following USDA Eating Guidelines Made Me Neurotic -- But Not Healthy
    Essentially, the experience made me neurotic and anxious about food (one of my great pleasures!) without making me especially healthy. Read more: Huffpost Full Plate, Myplate Experiment, My Myplate Experiment, Usda Diet, Dietary Guidelin…
    - 15 Feb 13, 1:40pm -
  • Joe Satran: MyPlate's Not-So-Blissful Restaurant Ignorance
    A quarter of Americans eat dinner out at least three nights a week, so for the USDA to systematically ignore this facet of the American eating system is risky. Read more: Usda Diet, Healthy Eating, Myplate, Huffpost Full Plate, New Food…
    - 8 Feb 13, 8:49am -
  • Joe Satran: The Tyranny Of 'Empty Calories'
    I tried incorporating two new normal life things into my MyPlate Experiment: restaurants and cooking for a group. They each presented minor challenges, but not as many as I might have suspected. Read more: Usda Diet, Myplate, Huffpost Fu…
    - 7 Feb 13, 8:29am -
  • Joe Satran: Healthy Eating Is Hard Work
    I'm only 24 hours into my mission to eat exactly according to the federal government's Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and I can already tell it's going to be a hard week. Read more: Healthy Eating, Myplate, Huffpost Full Plate, My Myp…
    - 5 Feb 13, 8:20am -
  • Dr. Jonny Bowden: The Great Cholesterol Myth
    The "Great Cholesterol Myth" has been the foundation of the boneheaded dietary advice you and I have been saddled with for the past 30 years, "official" dietary advice that has directly contributed to the greatest epidemic of obesity, diabetes and he…
    - 6 Nov 12, 12:18pm -
  • Dr. Lisa Young: 11 Fruits and Veggies We Should Be Eating -- And Why
    Eating a diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables has been linked to improved health, and for good reason. While all fruits and vegetables are healthy, here are several pointers on some nutrition powerhouses. Read more: Myplate, Fruits…
    - 12 Jul 12, 7:30am -
  • Researchers ID The 'Real' 5 Food Groups, Southern Fare Included
    Everything you thought you knew about the five food groups may be changing soon, according to researchers from the University of Alabama-Birmingham, w... Read more: 5 Food Groups, Southern Food, Food Pyramid, Five Food Groups, Food Group…
    - 19 Mar 12, 12:04pm -
  • Kristin Wartman: Food Industry Would Prefer to Regulate Itself
    Food corporations enjoy carte blanche on what they can say about their foods, how and to whom they advertise, and even (to a large degree) the ingredients they choose to put in their foods. Read more: Let's Move, Public Policy, Nutrition…
    - 1 Aug 11, 4:20pm -
  • Kristin Wartman: Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

    Kristin Wartman:  Infographic: A Real Food MyPlate

    By providing clear and accurate guidelines based on real food, Americans can see what a healthy diet really looks like, rather than what an industry influenced diet looks like. Read more: Food, Usda, Myplate, Nutrition, Dietary Guideline…
    - 30 Jun 11, 5:34pm -
  • Andrea Pennington, M.D.: Where The New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Fall Short
    In short, the new USDA Dietary Guidelines say to Americans: don't aim too high, you'll probably fail anyway. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, New Dietary Guidelines, U.S. Dietary Guidelines, US Dietary Guidelines, Home News
    - 16 Mar 11, 8:13am -
  • Stanton Peele: Moral Versus Health Scales: Where Do Sex, Smoking, and Drinking Fall?
    The United States has had a long, see-saw moral and public health battle over alcohol. Read more: Charlie Sheen, The Bottle, Chuck Lorre, Alcohol and Health, Two and a Half Men, Dietary Guidelines, Temperance, George Cruikshank, Moderat…
    - 24 Feb 11, 2:08pm -
  • Chris Elam: Last Week's Amazon #1 Bestseller
    Kathy Freston's new book, Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, details the tremendous physical and environmental benefits of a vegan diet in shocking but ultimately affirming terms. Read more: Humane Socety, Harpo, Disea…
    - 7 Feb 11, 9:34am -
  • Susie Middleton: Eating Less is Good, But How About Eating (and Cooking) at Home?
    The government's new dietary guidelines recommend that we fill half our plates with vegetables. I applaud the straightforward advice. But what about cooking your own food? Read more: Home Cooking, Good Fats, Recipes, Nutrition, Cooking,…
    - 2 Feb 11, 4:00pm -
  • David Katz, M.D.: New Dietary Guidelines: A Physician's Perspective
    Overall, these Dietary Guidelines are more alike than different from their predecessors. In terms of the content changes, I like the new emphasis on obesity and chronic disease prevention/treatment. Read more: Dietary Guidelines, New Die…
    - 1 Feb 11, 8:06am -
  • Neal Barnard, M.D.: New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Emphasize Plant-Based Foods
    The new guidelines devote two full pages to vegetarian and vegan nutrition, showing exactly how to pull a healthy diet together. Read more: Health, Diet, Dietary Guidelines, Nutrition, Dietary Guidelines Changed, Salt Dietary Guidelines,…
    - 31 Jan 11, 1:47pm -
  • Judith J. Wurtman, PhD: New U.S. Dietary Guidelines And Why We Still Eat Deep-Fried Butter
    It is unlikely that as a country we will be shifting to a healthier eating style anytime soon unless the country goes into a sort of food-lockdown. Read more: What Are the US Dietary Guidelines, US Dietary Guidelines 2010, The u.s. Dieta…
    - 25 Oct 10, 9:20am -

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Medical News Today

Diet Plans Weekly

  • Recreate Your Favorite Recipes for a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    Gluten free living calls for some creativity in the kitchen. In order to avoid pre-packaged gluten free items that are high in fat or sugar, many meals are prepared from “scratch.” Losing weight doesn’t rely on turning down your favorite dishes…
    - 27 Sep 12, 4:43pm -
  • Get Cozy with Satisfying Fall Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan

    Get Cozy with Satisfying Fall Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan

      Fall summons images of delicious hot meals. Soups, stews, and hearty fare make their return to the table. A vegan diet plan can put a damper on enjoying these seasonal favorites, as many recipes use chicken or beef stock or a variety of meats as a…
    - 13 Sep 12, 6:04pm -
  • Detox Diet Plan: More Than Healthy Eating
    Fall is nearly here, meaning it’s the perfect time to begin a detox diet plan. An autumn detox prepares the body for winter by increasing the metabolism, helping you shed some pounds, bolstering the immune system to prevent those cold weather illne…
    - 7 Sep 12, 3:18pm -
  • Breaking Down Food Labels for a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    When on a gluten free diet plan, particularly for celiac disease or gluten intolerance, it’s essential to read food labels. Even seemingly innocent foods can contain gluten. Yet how do you decipher the food label jargon? We’ve compiled a list of…
    - 31 Aug 12, 3:54pm -
  • Protein Packed Foods for a Vegetarian Diet Plan
    Anyone on a vegetarian diet plan has probably heard, “How are you going to get enough protein?” By choosing a variety of whole, nutritious foods, this won’t be a problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, adult women…
    - 31 Aug 12, 2:49pm -
  • Green Smoothie Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan
    By eating a balanced diet with substantial variety, vegans can obtain the essential nutrients they need. It can be difficult to get all of the necessary vitamins and minerals when avoiding animal-based products. However, dark, leafy green vegetables…
    - 17 Aug 12, 2:55pm -
  • 5 Herbal Additions for a Detox Diet Plan
      In addition to clean eating and cleansing teas, adding certain herbs to your detox diet plan can further flush your system. There are a host of tried and true herbs that are valued as safe remedies to purify the liver, eliminate toxins via bile, a…
    - 10 Aug 12, 2:16pm -
  • Yoga Postures to Strengthen Digestion on a Gluten Free Diet Plan
    Drastically changing your diet can wreak havoc on your digestive system. This is especially true for individuals with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. The first few weeks on a gluten free diet plan may still involve stomach pain and digestive i…
    - 3 Aug 12, 2:55pm -
  • Fresh Recipes for a Vegetarian Diet Plan
    The summer is the perfect time to jumpstart weight loss on a vegetarian diet plan. Now is the time to take full advantage of farmers’ markets or personal gardens to pack your menu with fresh, seasonal produce. Fruits and vegetables are a low calori…
    - 27 Jul 12, 5:04pm -
  • Seasonal Recipes for a Vegan Diet Plan
    Eating fresh, seasonal food is a great way to cut down on preservatives and other toxins, while also reducing your environmental impact. Take full advantage of local farmers’ markets or even your own garden to prepare healthy dishes for a vegan die…
    - 20 Jul 12, 6:48pm -

Healthline

  • Are Food Labels Accurate?
    Numerous studies show that when someone tracks their calories they lose more weight, and some estimate that you can even lose twice as much weight if you track.
    - 10 Jul 13, 7:00am -
  • Fertility Diet: For MEN
    All of you women out there know how important it is to eat a healthy diet while trying to become pregnant (and of course once you are pregnant, too!). But did you know that the diet and other lifestyle choices of your man can also affect fertilit...
    - 23 Apr 13, 7:00am -
  • Book Review: 1000 Low Calorie Recipes
    Jackie Newgent is an amazing dietitian, chef and friend, but that is not why I adore her new book, 1000 Low-Calorie Recipes. This is a gem of a cookbook. Not only is it loaded with healthy recipes, everything I’ve made from pizza to salad dress...
    - 16 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • Fueling for the Long Run
    Last weekend was Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon and as the Official runDisney Nutritionist, I was there joining in on the action. Before the race I did a warm up run with a group runners and spoke with them about how to fuel during train...
    - 15 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • Upping Your Nutrition Game
    Recently I did a TV segment with Charles Divins on the Daily Buzz. It was a blast! We discussed how to making a few simple switches to your usual food choices would help you up your nutrition game. Shaving only 100 calories a day from your diet...
    - 12 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • Let's Talk About Chili
    I’m sure we may all have a special memory that involves chili. This warm dish often signifies fall and cool weather; it warms you up from the inside out. Maybe you had chili while sitting snuggling by the fire, a chili cheese dog right after a ...
    - 9 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month
    How do you like your peanut butter? Smeared on a sandwich with jelly, as a topping for apple slices, or plain right out of the jar? I agree, it’s finger licking good. My favorite? A spoonful dunked in a hot bowl of oatmeal. When it melts, it ma...
    - 7 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • Gluten Free Living
    Celiac disease is a hot topic in social media, after Jennifer Esposito tweeted about getting fired after falling ill on the set of the CBS drama “Blue Bloods.” She tweets that her doctor recommended her to reduce her work schedule due to Celiac..…
    - 5 Nov 12, 8:00am -
  • A Tribute to Oatmeal
    This past Monday marked National Oatmeal day, and what’s a better way to celebrate than a warm bowl of oats in the morning? Growing up I’d have instant oatmeal in the car ride to school. My mom wasn’t a huge fan of oatmeal, or so she thought, a…
    - 2 Nov 12, 7:00am -
  • Bites for a Healthy Pregnancy
    Pregnancy is a wonderful experience, but it doesn’t come without its challenges, especially if it’s your first. I remember hearing all sorts of pregnancy advice and old wives tales during my pregnancy from well meaning family and friends, but ...
    - 31 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Family Dinner Time
    Growing up, my family always sat down to dinner to eat together. It was a time to catch up on our days and discuss anything that was going on at school or in after school activities. I definitely feel like this made our family closer and we wer...
    - 29 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Healthy Fall Flavors
    We’re in the heart of the fall with leaves changing and falling lightly to the ground. This time of year also provides some uniquely fall flavors packed in nutrition and good taste. Here are some of my favorite fall foods -- try to incorporate ...
    - 26 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Keep Your Food and Your Family Safe
    With the growing number of food contamination outbreaks this past year; you may be wondering how you can keep your food and family safe. Paying attention to the news is your first step so you are aware of any new recalls or outbreaks, how can y...
    - 24 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Ten Ways to Celebrate Food Day
    Have you heard of Food Day? Everyone will be celebrating a day dedicated to food on October 24th this year. The mantra for food day is “Eat Real”, and it’s something I support whole-heartedly. Eating real, whole food is a predominant element ..…
    - 22 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • The 411 on Natural and Artificial Sweeteners
    Everyone seems to have their own preference on what type of sweetener they like to cook/bake with, or have in their coffee. It can be really confusing as to what types of sweeteners are healthier. Well, the truth is, every sweetener has its own...
    - 19 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Ten Ways to Enjoy Pumpkins this Fall
    Today's post was inspired by a recent trip to the pumpkin patch with my five-year-old-son. Pumpkins seem to be the shining crop of fall -- they are fun to pick, great for carving, and the best of all, they are absolutely delicious in almost anyth...
    - 17 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Three Ways to Boost Your Nutritional Intake
    Last week one of the biggest nutrition conferences of the year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Exhibition, took place in Philadelphia.This is an exciting time for professionals to see what is on the mar...
    - 15 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Where Does Your Food Come From?
    Ever wonder where your food really comes from? I recently was on The Daily Buzz national morning TV show talking about an amazing group of women farmers who help foster the conversation.Watch the clip here! CommonGround is a group of volun...
    - 12 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Three Simple, Fun Tailgating Ideas
    The air is getting crisp and that means baseball playoffs are coming, but Saturdays and Sundays are now reserved for football! With the plethora of outdoor sports, that only means one thing for fans: Tailgating. I recently did a segment on The D...
    - 10 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Support the Farmers -- Buy Local
    Weekends are days I love to spend with my family. Whether we go bike riding in the park, walking around our neighborhood or browsing through the farmer’s market, its time well spent! If you have never walked around or bought anything from a far...
    - 8 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Exercise for Your Health
    Exercising not only helps you lose weight, it also reduces your risk of chronic diseases, improves your mood, reduces stress, improves sleep, and improves your overall quality of life. With our busy schedules, fitting exercise into our daily r...
    - 5 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Fall is Apple Season
    Fall is one of my favorite times of the year. The weather begins to cool down, football starts again and it’s apple-picking season! During this time of year, you can find so many types of apples -- at a super market, a farmers market, or by mak...
    - 3 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • McDonald's New Calorie Postings: How Will it Affect You?
    More new changes at McDonald's! Last year they changed the calorie levels in their happy meals and now they are giving you the option to make better choices when you dine out. McDonald's just recently began posting their calorie counts inside ...
    - 1 Oct 12, 7:00am -
  • Tart Cherries for Post Workout Recovery
    Don’t waste your workout! When you get done with an intense workout or long competition, your muscle glycogen stores (energy stores) are severely depleted. Muscle tissue also gets damaged as you train and compete and requires repair immediately...
    - 27 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • 5 Key Nutrients for Pregnant Women
    While pregnancy is certainly a joyous time, it can also be a time full of stress and anxiety as you constantly wonder if you are doing everything right! Now that you are eating for two you want to make sure you are giving your baby all the pro...
    - 26 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • The Truth About the Paleo Diet
    People are always talking about the newest diet craze or fad diet that helped them drop that last 10 pounds they were struggling to lose. The magic plan that works for one person may not work for another. One of the diets many people (including...
    - 24 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • A Healthy Game Day Menu
    Avoid putting on those extra pounds this football season (without even tasting the difference)! Here are some ideas to put a light spin to some classic tailgating foods. Appetizers: Bowl of mixed nuts – Easy to eat and most everyone loves ...
    - 21 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Food of the Week: Blackberries
    When it comes to desserts, jellies, jams, and wine you often think of more common fruits like strawberries or grapes, but blackberries are gaining traction as a new favorite. Low in calories and sweet to the taste, blackberries are one of my f...
    - 19 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • Super Spice of the Week: Oregano
    Spaghetti dinners are one of the quickest and easiest things to prepare after a long day at work -- an added bonus is that my family loves spaghetti night! As a dietitian, I always try to find ways to make meals healthier and taste better at th...
    - 17 Sep 12, 7:00am -
  • After School Snacks: The Fourth Meal?
    Did you know that children consume about 25% of their calories from the snacks they eat? When children get out of school they are very hungry because their last meal was lunch, and they may or may not have actually eaten much. Therefore, it’...
    - 14 Sep 12, 7:00am -

Tippy Toe Diet

  • The Last Rose of Summer

    The Last Rose of Summer

    “The Last Rose of Summer” by Thomas Moore ‘Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone; No flower of her kindred, No rosebud is nigh, To reflect back her blushes, Or … Continue reading →The…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 8:30pm -
  • Alphabet Soup: Give Me a ‘G’

    Alphabet Soup: Give Me a ‘G’

    - 19 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 2:58am -
  • AIM: Food – It’s All in a Day

    AIM: Food – It’s All in a Day

    The idea for this month’s AIM post comes courtesy of a reader who asked us to share ideas and recipes for meals. Rather than focus on a single meal, we decided to spread it out a little and cover the … Continue reading →AIM: Food – It’s All…
    - 22 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 9:38am -
  • Q&A: The Indepence Day Edition

    Q&A: The Indepence Day Edition

    Big holiday weekend coming up in the US, and boy am I glad. This week is kicking my butt! With so much going on, I can’t get my mind around any serious topics. Or even semi-serious ones, for that matter. … Continue reading →Q&A: The Indepence D…
    - 26 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 3:05am -
  • Walking on Air

    Walking on Air

    When I woke up yesterday morning, I thought it was going to be just an ordinary day. I had to work a few hours in the morning, and then I planned to walk over to the gym in the afternoon, … Continue reading →Walking on Air is a post from: Tippy T…
    - 32 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 7:48pm -
  • Gym Break!

    Gym Break!

    Here’s a new one for me: I haven’t been to the gym in three weeks! Me! Not to worry, I’m not sitting at home on the sofa. In fact, I’m hardly sitting at all. I’ve run into one of those … Continue reading →Gym Break! is a post from: Tipp…
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 4:15am -
  • Like a Kid at Christmas

    Like a Kid at Christmas

    It’s feeling a bit like Christmas around here. First, I get to play Santa and give E.Jane and Diane free Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars. Congratulations, ladies! Check your inboxes (and possibly the spam section) for an email from me. … Continue…
    - 39 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 3:03pm -

World Of Diets

  • The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme

    The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme

    The Cotton Ball Diet – Crazy To The Extreme is a post from: world of dietsThey say that desperate times call for desperate measures. I guess that a lot of people are feeling pretty desperate about their weight to try this new and ludicrous method:…
    - 15 Jul 13, 6:27am -
  • Managing Expectations
    Managing Expectations is a post from: world of dietsLet’s talk about expectations for a moment; we all have them whenever we begin a fitness routine or go on a diet. How do you manage these expectations and ensure they don’t hinder you as you str…
    - 15 May 13, 5:07pm -
  • I Could Never Do That – How To Achieve Anything
    I Could Never Do That – How To Achieve Anything is a post from: world of dietsWhy does it take us so long to change our life even when the desire to do so is very powerful? Is it because that this change is objectively hard or are we sabotaging our…
    - 3 Apr 13, 7:28pm -
  • Irrational Fears About Fitness And Weight Loss
    Irrational Fears About Fitness And Weight Loss is a post from: world of dietsLosing weight can be highly emotional. There’s a great degree of insecurity involved. A lot of irrational fears. Some of these are more common than others, but they are al…
    - 21 Feb 13, 5:56pm -
  • Diet Tips To Disregard
    Diet Tips To Disregard is a post from: world of dietsThe internet and magazines are full of diet tips to the point of overflowing. It is quite a challenge to separate the true tips from the misleading ones, to know what is useful and what is useless.…
    - 10 Feb 13, 12:22pm -
  • Long-Term Weight Loss – What Does It Take
    Long-Term Weight Loss – What Does It Take is a post from: world of dietsMost people who want to lose weight want to do it right now. OK, they’re willing to give it a week or a month tops. Six weeks, but that’s it. No more. Even people in their…
    - 18 Jan 13, 5:54pm -
  • Morning Exercise Tips For An Awesome Early Workout
    Morning Exercise Tips For An Awesome Early Workout is a post from: world of dietsI’ve written before about why I love morning workouts and how I include them in my morning ritual. I believe that the morning is a fantastic time to exercise, especia…
    - 17 Jan 13, 9:44am -
  • 5 Common Beginner Exercise Mistakes
    5 Common Beginner Exercise Mistakes is a post from: world of dietsYou signed up to a gym and you’re feeling excited and full of energy. You lace your sneakers, grab your workout gloves, a towel, and head out to the gym. On the way, you’re thinkin…
    - 14 Jan 13, 10:36am -
  • 6 Reasons NOT To Buy An Abs Machine
    6 Reasons NOT To Buy An Abs Machine is a post from: world of dietsWhere there’s a strong desire there will be plenty of products. In the world of fitness, there is no stronger desire than getting flat abs. This is why many sports stores carry a num…
    - 30 Dec 12, 12:01pm -
  • 7 Ways To Make Your Resolutions Stick
    7 Ways To Make Your Resolutions Stick is a post from: world of dietsThe new year is around the corner and as 2012 flips over to 2013, so does your mind turns to the goals that you failed to achieve in 2012 and those you wish to achieve in 2013. This…
    - 29 Dec 12, 9:36am -

Science Daily (Diet)

  • Monitoring rise and fall of the microbiome
    Close analysis of bacteria in the human digestive tract reveals links to diet and other lifestyle factors, researchers report. Trillions of bacteria live in each person's digestive tract. Scientists believe that some of these bacteria help digest foo…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:04pm -
  • Smartphone experiment tracks whether our life story is written in our gut bacteria
    Life events such as visiting another country or contracting a disease cause a significant shift in the make-up of the gut microbiota -- the community of bacteria living in the digestive system, according to. Two participants in a recent study used sm…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:04pm -
  • Common blood thinner for pregnant women proven ineffective
    A daily injection to the belly commonly prescribed for pregnant women at risk of developing blood clots is found to be ineffective. As many as one in 10 pregnant women have a tendency to develop blood clots in their veins, a condition called thrombop…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:20pm -
  • Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated
    Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted. The study results suggest that overweight or obese children and their parents can be su…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:21pm -
  • Low-carb diet recommended for diabetics
    Low carbohydrate diets should be the first point of attack in managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The study suggests the need for a reappraisal of dietary guidelines due to the inability of current recommendations to control th…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:23pm -
  • Targeting the brain to treat obesity
    Unlocking the secrets to better treating the pernicious disorders of obesity and dementia reside in the brain, according to a new article. Scientists make the case for treating obesity with therapies aimed at areas of the brain responsible for memory…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:20pm -
  • Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging
    Researchers argue that medicine focuses too much on fighting diseases individually instead of concentrating on interventions that prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend healthy lifespan. They call for moving forward with strategies that have be…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:12pm -
  • Brown fat protects against diabetes, obesity in humans
    People with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores, researchers have shown for the first time. The findings sugge…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice, study finds
    A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, investigators have discovered. Regulatory…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • High-salt diet doubles threat of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes
    People with Type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to a new study. Diabetes occurs when there is too much sugar in the bloodstream. People devel…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Cost-effectiveness of weight-loss programs, drugs
    In a cost-effectiveness analysis of commercial diet programs and pills, the Weight Watchers program and the drug Qsymia showed the best value for the money. The Jenny Craig regimen generated the greatest weight loss, but was also the most expensive o…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:19pm -
  • Room for improvement in elementary school children’s lunches and snacks from home
    Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines, report researchers. The findings highlight the challenges associated with packing healthful items to send to school. “When d…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:19pm -
  • Parents rank their obese children as 'very healthy'
    Parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight, a study shows. "Parents have a hard time…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 6:21pm -
  • New research links bad diet to loss of smell
    Could stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods cause you to lose your sense of smell? A new study by neuroscientists says so, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how our diets could impact a whole range of human functions that were not tra…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests
    Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper. Scientists in Japan have shown that mice engineered to produce their own EPA are protected against heart disease and have improved…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Adults with eosinophilic esophagitis should consider a diet change
    Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to a new study. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic immune system disease caused by a buildup of white blood cells in the lining of the esop…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • Weight management program also reduces depression among black women
    An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study. The study cites past research showing that women are twi…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:57pm -
  • Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, according to a new study
    Scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics for thirty days helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. This new findingis a step forward on the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:56pm -
  • Eating lean beef daily can help lower blood pressure, study suggests
    Contrary to conventional wisdom, new research suggests that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. The DASH eating plan -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- is currently recommended by the American Heart Association to l…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • Obese women may have learning deficit specific to food
    Obese women have a deficit in reward-based learning, but only when food is involved. Importantly, say researchers, those same women have no trouble at all forming accurate associations when the reward is money instead of food. The findings may lead t…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • Brown fat found to be at the root of cancer-related wasting syndrome
    Many patients with advanced stages of cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, and other diseases die from a condition called cachexia, which is characterized as a 'wasting' syndrome that causes extreme thinness with muscle weakness. Cachexia is the direct cause…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer, study shows
    Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A new study shows that gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates in the diet, causing intestinal cells to proliferate and form tumors i…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • Best advice for acne patients? Patience
    Patience and compliance remains key to treating acne successfully, says a chairman of dermatology, an expert in adolescent skin conditions. With the right treatment protocol, acne can be effectively managed in most patients, albeit a cure remains elu…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:47pm -
  • New link found between obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance
    The NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease, a new study has found. The findings suggest a new approach to targeting the inflammatory links between obesity and metabolic disease to…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:45pm -
  • Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables
    Less than every fourth child in Europe has enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers shows. Including a lot of fruit and vegetables in your diet reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and ev…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:48pm -
  • Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality
    Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that th…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:15pm -
  • One injection stops diabetes in its tracks: Treatment reverses symptoms of type 2 diabetes in mice without side effects
    In mice with diet-induced diabetes -- the equivalent of type 2 diabetes in humans -- a single injection of the protein FGF1 is enough to restore blood sugar levels to a healthy range for more than two days. The discovery could lead to a new generatio…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:15pm -
  • Mediterranean diet has varied effects on cognitive decline among different races, study shows
    "In a population of initially well-functioning older adults, we found a significant correlation between strong adherence to the Mediterranean diet and a slower rate of cognitive decline among African American, but not white, older adults. Our study i…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Pregnancy loss, cardiovascular disease connected by new study
    Women with a history of pregnancy loss are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in adulthood than other women, research concludes. The association between pregnancy loss and coronary heart disease appeared to be independent of hypertension…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 4:34pm -
  • Preventing heart disease in New York City children and their caregivers
    The promotion of cardiovascular health among high-risk New York City children, and their parents, living in Harlem and the Bronx is the focus of new work. Almost one-third of adults and children in the United States are obese, with the highest rates…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 1:41am -
  • Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude
    Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When lo…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Eating disorders and depression in athletes: Does one lead to the other?
    Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? On the contrary, athlet…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 12:50pm -
  • Weighty issue: Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women
    A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body’s metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition
    A molecular cause of cachexia, a wasting of fat and muscle occurring in half of all cancer patients, has been identified by researchers, who note that blocking a protein might prevent the condition. Many other strategies have been tried to reverse th…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 14, 7:55pm -
  • Obesity alone does not cause arthritis in animals
    The link between obesity and osteoarthritis may be more than just the wear and tear on the skeleton caused by added weight. A new study has found that the absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether obese mice experience arthritis, n…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:15pm -
  • Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice
    Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. “Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mecha…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
  • Why weight-loss surgery cures diabetes: New clues
    Scientists are a step closer to understanding why diabetes is cured in the majority of patients that undergo gastric bypass surgery. "Our research centered on enteroendocrine cells that 'taste' what we eat and in response release a cocktail of hormo…
    - 19 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 12:13pm -
  • Young Hispanics often obese, at higher risk for heart diseases
    Obesity is common among US Hispanics and is severe among young Hispanics. The first large-scale data on body mass index (BMI) and cardiovascular disease risk factors among U.S. Hispanic/Latino adult populations suggests that severe obesity may be ass…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 8:44pm -
  • Alternative to surgery for Graves' eye disease: Low-carb, gluten-free diet may help
    A low-carb, gluten-free diet with plenty of vegetables is helping a patient with Graves' eye disease to see normally again. Graves’ eye disease, also known as Graves’ ophthalmopathy, is present in about half of people who have Graves’ disease,…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 7:15pm -
  • Neighborhoods with healthy food options less likely to have overweight kids
    Children with a greater number of healthy food outlets near their homes had a reduced likelihood of being overweight or obese, finds a study. Children who had access to at least one healthy food outlet within 800 meters (about half a mile) of their h…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 10:56pm -
  • Extreme obesity may shorten life expectancy up to 14 years
    Adults with extreme obesity have increased risks of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney and liver diseases, according to results of an analysis of data pooled from 20 large stud…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 7:39pm -
  • New compounds that could affect circadian rhythm uncovered in study
    A surprising new role has been found for a pair of compounds that have the potential to alter circadian rhythm, the complex physiological process, present in most living things, that responds to a 24-hour cycle of light and dark. At least one of thes…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 5:17pm -
  • Treatment-resistant hypertension requires proper diagnosis
    High blood pressure -- also known as hypertension -- is widespread, but treatment often fails. One in five people with hypertension does not respond to therapy. This is frequently due to inadequate diagnosis, researchers suggest.
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 1:25pm -
  • Healthy lifestyle adds years to life
    Live longer thanks to fruit, an active lifestyle, limited alcohol and no cigarettes. This is the conclusion of a study by public health physicians who documented for the first time the impact of behavioral factors on life expectancy in numbers. The r…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • Advantages of standardizing diabetes treatments
    Medical treatment guidelines are suggestions that international organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, the European Society for the Study of Diabetes and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, used to set the tone in…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • Sibling composition impacts childhood obesity risk
    Having obese brothers and sisters is a more revealing indicator of child obesity than having obese parents, according to a new study. Older children in a two-child household with an obese parent are 2.3 times more likely to be obese, but that number…
    - 21 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 1:21pm -
  • Slim down for the health of it and possibly reduce your hot flashes in the process
    Now women have yet one more incentive to lose weight as a new study has shown evidence that behavioral weight loss can help manage menopausal hot flashes. For purposes of the pilot clinical trial, hot flashes were assessed before and after interventi…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 8:17pm -
  • Non-diet approach to weight management more effective in worksite wellness programs
    Researchers have found that 'Eat for Life,' a new wellness approach that focuses on mindfulness and intuitive eating as a lifestyle, is more effective than traditional weight-loss programs in improving individuals' views of their bodies and decreasin…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 5:43pm -
  • Less exercise, not more calories, responsible for expanding waistlines
    Sedentary lifestyle and not caloric intake may be to blame for increased obesity in the US, according to a new analysis. A study reveals that in the past 20 years there has been a sharp decrease in physical exercise and an increase in average body ma…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 5:42pm -
  • Retired NFL players may be at risk for hearing loss and tinnitus
    Retired NFL players may be at risk for permanent hearing loss and tinnitus, according to an ear surgeon. Many NFL players suffer one or more concussions during their careers. And Leonetti notes that such blunt head trauma has been associated with hea…
    - 21 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 5:42pm -

Science Daily (Dietary Supplements)

  • Antioxidant biomaterial promotes healing
    The first-ever inherently antioxidant biomaterial has been created by researcher. It has the potential to prevent failure in medical devices and surgical implants. The lead researcher said the new biomaterial could be used to create scaffolds for tis…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:19pm -
  • Ferric Citrate May Reduce Dialysis Patients' Need for Multiple Medications
    Ferric citrate effectively reduced blood phosphorus levels while increasing iron stores and decreasing the need for intravenous iron and anemia medications in dialysis patients, researchers report after conducting a study. The medication may help red…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:17pm -
  • Protein evolution follows modular principle
    Similarities between proteins reveal that their great diversity has arisen from smaller building blocks. Proteins consist of long chains of 20 different amino acid building blocks that fold into a characteristic three-dimensional structure. It is not…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Benefits of combo lipid emulsion no greater than soy-based emulsion for pediatric patients
    A systematic review of previously published studies found 'inadequate evidence' that combination lipid emulsions as compared with standard soybean oil lipid emulsion offer any greater benefit in bilirubin levels, triglyceride levels, or infection inc…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:09pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency raises risk of schizophrenia diagnosis
    Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and is needed for bone and muscle health. Th…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas
    The extent of retinal swelling due to cystoid macular edema is inversely related to dietary iodine intake in patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a new study has confirmed. This finding raises the possibility that an iodine supplement could help limit…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 2:57pm -
  • Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests
    Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper. Scientists in Japan have shown that mice engineered to produce their own EPA are protected against heart disease and have improved…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Genetic variations may modify cardiovascular benefit of aspirin
    A common genetic variation in the COMT gene may modify the cardiovascular benefit of aspirin, and in some people, may confer slight harm, a new study suggests. Aspirin is currently the gold standard for antiplatelet therapy and a daily low-dose aspir…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • Eight ways zinc affects the human body
    Zinc has been identified as one of the most important essential trace metals in human nutrition and lifestyle. Zinc is not only a vital element in various physiological processes; it is also a drug in the prevention of many diseases. The adult body c…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:45pm -
  • Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality
    Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that th…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:15pm -
  • Defects in fatty acid transport proteins linked to schizophrenia, autism
    Using diverse methodologies, neuroscientists report that defects in Fatty Acid Binding Proteins (FABPs) may help to explain the pathology in some cases of schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders. After identifying mutations in FABPs from patients…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:22pm -
  • Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude
    Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When lo…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Zinc deficiency magnifies, prolongs lethal immune response to sepsis
    A key immune response pathway regulated by zinc has been discovered by scientists that may hold clues to stopping sepsis, one of the leading causes of death in America’s intensive care units. As many as 20% of people who develop sepsis will die, no…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 12:49pm -
  • Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice
    Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. “Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mecha…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
  • Vitamin D ups bowel cancer survival odds, study finds
    Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, a study shows. Patients with the highest levels of vitamin D have half the risk of dying compared with those with the lowest levels, the findin…
    - 19 days ago, 9 Jul 14, 2:50pm -
  • Drug shows promise for effectively treating metabolic syndrome
    Researchers have discovered that an enzyme involved in intracellular signaling plays a crucial role in developing metabolic syndrome, a finding that has a spinoff company developing a drug to potentially treat the condition.
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 6:24pm -
  • How beryllium causes deadly lung disease
    Using exquisitely detailed maps of molecular shapes and the electrical charges surrounding them, researchers have discovered how the metal beryllium triggers a deadly immune response in the lungs. They show how a genetic susceptibility to the disease…
    - 25 days ago, 3 Jul 14, 4:55pm -
  • Polyphenols could yield small benefit for people with PAD
    Polyphenols -- compounds found in cocoa and other foods -- may help people with peripheral artery disease walk a little longer and farther before pain sets in. More research is needed to see whether long-term use of these compounds in dark chocolate…
    - 26 days ago, 2 Jul 14, 9:00pm -
  • Healthy lifestyle is crucial for women of childbearing age: Updated position, new practice papers published
    Nutrition is crucial before, during and after pregnancy to optimize health for both mother and child, according to an updated position paper and a new practice paper. The practice paper provides registered dietitian nutritionists and dietetic technic…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 2:13pm -
  • First pediatric autism study conducted entirely online
    The first Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism has been conducted by researchers, establishing it as a viable and cost effective method of conducting high-quality and rapid clinical trials in this population. "Recruitment for clinic…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 8:40pm -
  • In human evolution, changes in skin's barrier set northern Europeans apart
    The popular idea that northern Europeans developed light skin to absorb more UV light so they could make more vitamin D -- vital for healthy bones and immune function -- is questioned by researchers in a new study. Ramping up the skin’s capacity to…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 6:08pm -
  • Artificial enzyme mimics natural detoxification mechanism in liver cells
    Molybdenum trioxide nanoparticles oxidize sulfite to sulfate in liver cells in analogy to the enzyme sulfite oxidase, researchers have found. The functionalized Molybdenum trioxide nanoparticles can cross the cellular membrane and accumulate at the m…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:41pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of cardiovascular, cancer death
    Analysis of pooled data showed a strong association between low vitamin D levels and risk of death in general death from cardiovascular diseases, death in from cancer, at least in older people with a history of cancer. "Going into our study, the effe…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 3:34pm -
  • Almonds reduce the risk of heart disease, research shows
    Eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy, research has shown. Research found that they significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. Th…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:45pm -
  • Common herbal supplement can cause dangerous interactions with prescription drugs
    St. John’s wort, the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, can be dangerous when taken with many commonly prescribed drugs, according to a study. The researchers reported that the herbal supplement can…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:33pm -
  • Causal link between vitamin D deficiency, hypertension suggested by researchers
    New genetic research provides compelling evidence that low levels of vitamin D have a causal role in the development of high blood pressure (hypertension). The findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation could be effective in combating some cases…
    - 33 days ago, 26 Jun 14, 12:17am -
  • First positive results toward therapeutic vaccine against brain cancer
    A prerequisite to the development of a tumor vaccine is to find protein structures in cancer cells that differ from those of healthy cells. Cancer researchers have now been able to develop a mutation-specific vaccine targeting a protein that is mutat…
    - 33 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 7:15pm -
  • Insects as the food of the future: Locusts, grasshoppers, crickets, silk moth pupae, and beetle and moth larvae
    As the human population grows, it is critical that the drain on the planet’s resources be lessened by decreasing consumption of animal protein. Insects are a promising, economically viable alternative source of high quality protein that leave a sub…
    - 33 days ago, 25 Jun 14, 2:12pm -
  • Calcium, vitamin D supplementation improves metabolic profile of pregnant women with gestational diabetes
    Calcium and vitamin D supplementation improves the metabolic profile of pregnant women with gestational diabetes, new research shows. Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a pregnancy complication, is characterized by carbohydrate intolerance and meta…
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 2:50am -
  • Cocoa extract may counter specific mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease
    Insights into mechanisms behind cocoa’s benefit may lead to new treatments or dietary regimens for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Lavado cocoa is primarily composed of polyphenols, antioxidants also found in fruits and vegetables, with p…
    - 35 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 2:49am -
  • Bone loss persists two years after weight loss surgery
    For at least two years after bariatric surgery, patients continue to lose bone, even after their weight stabilizes, research shows. Gastric bypass is the most common type of weight loss surgery. "The long-term consequences of this substantial bone lo…
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 6:17pm -
  • Battle of the bulge occurs in the liver
    An international team of scientists has shown how free radicals contribute to type 2 diabetes, obesity and fatty liver disease. Type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are key complications of obesity as 80 per cent of patients with typ…
    - 35 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 1:57pm -
  • Raising low vitamin D levels lowers risk of prediabetes progressing to diabetes
    Vitamin D and calcium supplementation along with diet and exercise may prevent Type 2 diabetes in prediabetic individuals who have insufficient vitamin D in their bodies, a study suggests. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to prediabetes, which is…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 1:20pm -
  • Vitamin D can lower weight, blood sugar via the brain, study finds
    Vitamin D treatment acts in the brain to improve weight and blood glucose (sugar) control in obese rats, according to a new study. "Vitamin D deficiency occurs often in obese people and in patients with Type 2 diabetes, yet no one understands if it c…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 1:20pm -
  • Nutritional sports supplements sold in Australia test positive for banned androgens
    Some nutritional sports supplements marketed to athletes -- claiming to help them build lean muscle, reduce body fat and enhance endurance -- are secretly fortified with androgens, which are banned from use in sports, a new study from Australia finds…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 1:19pm -
  • Feel-good hormones could cause UV addiction
    Sun lovers eagerly flock to the beach every summer, despite widespread awareness of the risk of skin cancer. A new study reveals that chronic exposure to UV radiation causes the release of feel-good hormones called endorphins, which act through the s…
    - 39 days ago, 19 Jun 14, 4:52pm -
  • Supplements of calcium, vitamin D may have too much for some older women
    Calcium and vitamin D are commonly recommended for older women, but the usual supplements may send calcium excretion and blood levels too high for some of them, shows a new study. The good news in this study is that the investigators found a way to p…
    - 41 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 11:20am -
  • Vitamin D may play an important role in cancer prognosis
    People with very low levels of vitamin D appear to be at higher risk of death from all causes (including cancer) and researchers say that vitamin D could play an important role in cancer prognosis. The main source of vitamin D is its production in sk…
    - 41 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 1:08am -
  • Antioxidants extracted from grape seeds, skin show promise for health
    They normally go to landfills as waste, but grape seeds and skin are full of antioxidants, and researchers used enzymes to extract the nutritious elements in a recent study. But by using cellulase, pectinase and glucosidase, scientists found the grap…
    - 41 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 5:08pm -
  • Nanoshell shields foreign enzymes used to starve cancer cells from immune system
    A nanoshell to protect foreign enzymes used to starve cancer cells as part of chemotherapy has been developed by nanoengineers. Enzymes are naturally smart machines that are responsible for many complex functions and chemical reactions in biology. Ho…
    - 42 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:40pm -
  • Liver dangers from herbal supplements, OTC and RX drugs, new guidelines warn
    New clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) have now been released. DILI is a rare adverse drug reaction, challenging to diagnose, and can lead to jaundice, liver failure and even death. T…
    - 42 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 1:17pm -
  • Omega-3 inhibits blood vessel growth in age-related macular degeneration
    The omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, DHA and EPA, and their specific bioactive products derived from the cytochrome P450 pathway, can influence choroidal neovascularization and vascular leakage by modulating micro-environmental immune…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 7:14pm -
  • Vitamin A derivative potentially treats type 2 diabetes, prevents its cardiovascular complications
    The potential of retinoic acid (RA), a derivative of Vitamin A, has been demonstrated in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes and preventing their cardiovascular complications. This research comes at a time when obesity, type 2 diabetes, and their co…
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 6:14pm -
  • High-altitude weight loss may have an evolutionary advantage
    Weight loss at high altitudes -- something universally experienced by climbers and people who move to higher terrain -- may not be a detrimental effect, but rather is likely an evolutionarily-programmed adaptation, according to a new article.
    - 42 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 5:09pm -
  • Growth hormone linked to signs of aging
    The decreased production of growth hormone is caused by a physiological process known as somatopause, which practically affects the entire body, since it’s involved in body composition, metabolism, bone mineral density and cardiovascular function,…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 12:21pm -
  • Lower vitamin D level in blood linked to higher premature death rate
    Researchers have found that people with lower blood levels of vitamin D were twice as likely to die prematurely as people with higher blood levels of vitamin D. The finding was based on a systematic review of 32 previous studies that included analyse…
    - 46 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 9:46pm -
  • New obesity drug closer than ever
    Obesity and diabetes are among the fastest growing health problems in the world, and the hunt is in for a pill that can fight the problem. Now a research team has come up with a smart tool that will speed up the scientific hunting process, and we may…
    - 46 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 1:51pm -
  • Survivors of childhood liver transplant at risk of becoming 'skinny fat'
    New research reports that survivors of childhood liver transplant remain nutritionally compromised over the long-term. Recipients’ return to normal weight post-transplant was due to an increase in fat mass as body cell mass remained low, indicating…
    - 47 days ago, 12 Jun 14, 12:52pm -
  • New data clarify relationship between diet and disease activity
    Two new studies have helped clarify the relationship between the dietary intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis respectively.
    - 48 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 1:36pm -
  • 'Tomato pill' improves function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease
    A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new research. The incidence of cardiovascular is notably where a 'Mediterranean diet' consisting of a l…
    - 49 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 12:56am -
  • Pathway between gut, liver regulates bone mass: Biological process behind role of vitamin B12 in bone formation unravelled
    A previously unknown biological process involving vitamin B12 and taurine that regulates the production of new bone cells has been uncovered by researchers. This pathway could be a potential new target for osteoporosis treatment. Through the study, r…
    - 49 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 12:53am -
  • Grain legume crops sustainable, nutritious
    The mineral micronutrient content of four types of grain legumes has been examined in a new study. Grain legumes are often overlooked as valuable sources of micronutrients, such as zinc and potassium. Diets that do not provide adequate amounts of mic…
    - 49 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 12:50am -
  • Vitamin D and the nursing mother
    The not-often-discussed issue of Vitamin D deficiency in nursing mothers is discussed by an expert, and how it can affect the infants in their care. An "adequate" intake for nursing mothers is not the 400 IU/d the IOM recommends, but is instead in th…
    - 52 days ago, 6 Jun 14, 10:48pm -

Science Daily (Nutrition)

  • New brain pathways for understanding type 2 diabetes and obesity uncovered
    Researchers have identified neural pathways that increase understanding of how the brain regulates body weight, energy expenditure, and blood glucose levels – a discovery that can lead to new therapies for treating Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 8:35pm -
  • Manipulating key protein in brain holds potential against obesity, diabetes
    A protein that controls when genes are switched on or off plays a key role in specific areas of the brain to regulate metabolism, researchers have found. The research potentially could lead to new therapies to treat obesity and diabetes, since the tr…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 5:16pm -
  • Monitoring rise and fall of the microbiome
    Close analysis of bacteria in the human digestive tract reveals links to diet and other lifestyle factors, researchers report. Trillions of bacteria live in each person's digestive tract. Scientists believe that some of these bacteria help digest foo…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:04pm -
  • Vulnerable populations disproportionately affected by food security, despite public programs
    Vulnerable populations such as children, the elderly, ethnic minorities, and low-income households are disproportionately affected by food security, despite the extensive private and public food safety net in the United States, according to a new rep…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:01pm -
  • Overweight, obese preschoolers lose more weight when parent is also treated
    Primary care treatment of overweight and obese preschoolers works better when treatment targets both parent and child compared to when only the child is targeted. The study results suggest that overweight or obese children and their parents can be su…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 9:21pm -
  • Farmers market vouchers may boost produce consumption in low-income families
    Vouchers to buy fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers markets increase the amount of produce in the diets of some families on food assistance, according to research. "In terms of healthy food options, farmers market incentives may be able to bring a…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 6:14pm -
  • Low-carb diet recommended for diabetics
    Low carbohydrate diets should be the first point of attack in managing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. The study suggests the need for a reappraisal of dietary guidelines due to the inability of current recommendations to control th…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 5:23pm -
  • Targeting the brain to treat obesity
    Unlocking the secrets to better treating the pernicious disorders of obesity and dementia reside in the brain, according to a new article. Scientists make the case for treating obesity with therapies aimed at areas of the brain responsible for memory…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 7:20pm -
  • Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging
    Researchers argue that medicine focuses too much on fighting diseases individually instead of concentrating on interventions that prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend healthy lifespan. They call for moving forward with strategies that have be…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 5:12pm -
  • Brown fat protects against diabetes, obesity in humans
    People with higher levels of brown fat, or brown adipose tissue, in their bodies have better blood sugar control, higher insulin sensitivity and a better metabolism for burning fat stores, researchers have shown for the first time. The findings sugge…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Benefits of combo lipid emulsion no greater than soy-based emulsion for pediatric patients
    A systematic review of previously published studies found 'inadequate evidence' that combination lipid emulsions as compared with standard soybean oil lipid emulsion offer any greater benefit in bilirubin levels, triglyceride levels, or infection inc…
    - 5 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 3:09pm -
  • The 92 percent clean plate club: You're not alone in eating everything on your plate
    If you're a member of the Clean Plate Club -- you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate -- you're not alone! A new study shows that the average adult eats 92 percent of whatever he or she puts on his or her plate. "If you put it on your pl…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 8:44pm -
  • Therapeutic bacteria prevent obesity in mice, study finds
    A probiotic that prevents obesity could be on the horizon. Bacteria that produce a therapeutic compound in the gut inhibit weight gain, insulin resistance and other adverse effects of a high-fat diet in mice, investigators have discovered. Regulatory…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Vitamin D deficiency raises risk of schizophrenia diagnosis
    Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and is needed for bone and muscle health. Th…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • High-salt diet doubles threat of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes
    People with Type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to a new study. Diabetes occurs when there is too much sugar in the bloodstream. People devel…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 6:25pm -
  • Trying to get kids to eat healthier? Don't tell them veggies are good for them
    At some point, most kids will hear that drinking milk helps make their bones strong or that fish is food for the brain. But do these messages foster the idea that if something is good for us, it must surely taste bad? According to a new study, when c…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:19pm -
  • Cost-effectiveness of weight-loss programs, drugs
    In a cost-effectiveness analysis of commercial diet programs and pills, the Weight Watchers program and the drug Qsymia showed the best value for the money. The Jenny Craig regimen generated the greatest weight loss, but was also the most expensive o…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 3:19pm -
  • Room for improvement in elementary school children’s lunches and snacks from home
    Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines, report researchers. The findings highlight the challenges associated with packing healthful items to send to school. “When d…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:19pm -
  • Eating probiotics regularly may improve your blood pressure
    Probiotics -- a bacteria in yogurt and supplements -- appear to modestly lower blood pressure, according to a review of nine studies. The blood pressure-lowering effect from probiotics was greatest among people with elevated blood pressure. Additiona…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 10:19pm -
  • Parents rank their obese children as 'very healthy'
    Parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight, a study shows. "Parents have a hard time…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 6:21pm -
  • New research links bad diet to loss of smell
    Could stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods cause you to lose your sense of smell? A new study by neuroscientists says so, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how our diets could impact a whole range of human functions that were not tra…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:39pm -
  • Process to purify water using seed extracts now simplified
    Researchers have streamlined and simplified a process that uses extracts from seeds of Moringa oleifa trees to purify water, reducing levels of harmful bacteria by 90 percent to 99 percent. The hardy trees that are drought resistant are cultivated wi…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Advanced cancer patients can benefit from programs combining exercise, nutrition
    Patients with advanced cancer can benefit from a rehabilitation program combining exercise, nutritional counselling and symptom control, according to an evidence review. Palliative care programs should be expanded to include these elements and should…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Healing the heart with fat? 18-HEPE might help, study suggests
    Too much dietary fat is bad for the heart, but the right kind of fat keeps the heart healthy, according to a new paper. Scientists in Japan have shown that mice engineered to produce their own EPA are protected against heart disease and have improved…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 1:59pm -
  • Adults with eosinophilic esophagitis should consider a diet change
    Dietary elimination is a successful method of treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis, according to a new study. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic immune system disease caused by a buildup of white blood cells in the lining of the esop…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:56pm -
  • Eight ways zinc affects the human body
    Zinc has been identified as one of the most important essential trace metals in human nutrition and lifestyle. Zinc is not only a vital element in various physiological processes; it is also a drug in the prevention of many diseases. The adult body c…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 3:45pm -
  • Weight management program also reduces depression among black women
    An intervention program aimed at helping obese women maintain their weight without adding pounds also significantly reduced depression in nearly half the participants, according to a new study. The study cites past research showing that women are twi…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:57pm -
  • Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in the liver, according to a new study
    Scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics for thirty days helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. This new findingis a step forward on the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 1:56pm -
  • Adding alcohol to energy drinks leads to an increased urge to drink
    Public-health concerns continue to grow concerning the combining of alcohol with energy drinks (A+ED). New findings indicate that combining A+ED increased the urge to drink alcohol relative to drinking alcohol alone. Study participants who drank A+ED…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 10:04pm -
  • Eating lean beef daily can help lower blood pressure, study suggests
    Contrary to conventional wisdom, new research suggests that eating lean beef can reduce risk factors for heart disease. The DASH eating plan -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- is currently recommended by the American Heart Association to l…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • Obese women may have learning deficit specific to food
    Obese women have a deficit in reward-based learning, but only when food is involved. Importantly, say researchers, those same women have no trouble at all forming accurate associations when the reward is money instead of food. The findings may lead t…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • Brown fat found to be at the root of cancer-related wasting syndrome
    Many patients with advanced stages of cancer, AIDS, tuberculosis, and other diseases die from a condition called cachexia, which is characterized as a 'wasting' syndrome that causes extreme thinness with muscle weakness. Cachexia is the direct cause…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • Gut microbes turn carbs into colorectal cancer, study shows
    Colorectal cancer has been linked to carbohydrate-rich western diets, but the underlying mechanisms have been unclear. A new study shows that gut microbes metabolize carbohydrates in the diet, causing intestinal cells to proliferate and form tumors i…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:48pm -
  • New link found between obesity, inflammation, and insulin resistance
    The NBR1 protein plays a critical role in regulating obesity-induced inflammation that leads to metabolic disease, a new study has found. The findings suggest a new approach to targeting the inflammatory links between obesity and metabolic disease to…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 4:45pm -
  • Children not eating enough fruit and vegetables
    Less than every fourth child in Europe has enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers shows. Including a lot of fruit and vegetables in your diet reduces the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and ev…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:48pm -
  • Effects of starvation can be passed to future generations, through small RNAs apparently without DNA involvement
    A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, apparently without any DNA involvement.
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 1:46pm -
  • Sun exposure, vitamin D levels and mortality
    Women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure, a new study suggests. The study attempts to link low vitamin D levels with this increased death rate. However, even the study authors admit that th…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 5:15pm -
  • Mediterranean diet has varied effects on cognitive decline among different races, study shows
    "In a population of initially well-functioning older adults, we found a significant correlation between strong adherence to the Mediterranean diet and a slower rate of cognitive decline among African American, but not white, older adults. Our study i…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Fish oil supplements reduce incidence of cognitive decline, may improve memory function
    Regular use of fish oil supplements (FOS) was associated with a significant reduction in cognitive decline and brain atrophy in older adults, a study has found. The study examined the relationship between FOS use during the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroi…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:28pm -
  • Obesity may be impacted by stress, study shows
    A new study shows that stress may play a role in the development of obesity. Using experimental models, researchers showed that adenosine, a metabolite released when the body is under stress or during an inflammatory response, stops the process of ad…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:27pm -
  • Experts voice concerns over arsenic in rice
    Inorganic arsenic in rice and rice-based foods poses health concerns in infants and young children, and steps should be taken to minimize exposure, according to experts. The inorganic arsenic levels of dietary products used by children should be regu…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:26pm -
  • New statement on 'PEG' feeding tubes in children published
    Placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube has become an 'essential' technique for children and young people with a wide range of problems with feeding and nutrition. Gastrostomy tubes are devices placed into the stomach through an…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 6:26pm -
  • Taking B vitamins won't prevent Alzheimer's disease, researchers conclude
    Taking B vitamins doesn't slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer's disease, conclude researchers who have assembled all the best clinical trial data involving 22,000 people to offer a final answer on this debate. When lo…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 1:55pm -
  • Eating disorders and depression in athletes: Does one lead to the other?
    Sport is a proven contributor to high self-esteem, confidence, positive outlook and good health. It would be reasonable to assume then that athletes have higher than average protection from depression and dysfunctional eating? On the contrary, athlet…
    - 14 days ago, 15 Jul 14, 12:50pm -
  • Moderate alcohol use associated with increased risk for atrial fibrillation
    Even in moderation, consumption of wine and hard liquor may be a risk factor for atrial fibrillation, an abnormally fast heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and dementia, according to new research. Moderate drinking was defined as one to…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 10:24pm -
  • Weighty issue: Stress and high-fat meals combine to slow metabolism in women
    A new study in women suggests that experiencing one or more stressful events the day before eating a single high-fat meal can slow the body’s metabolism, potentially contributing to weight gain.
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • Antibody halts cancer-related wasting condition
    A molecular cause of cachexia, a wasting of fat and muscle occurring in half of all cancer patients, has been identified by researchers, who note that blocking a protein might prevent the condition. Many other strategies have been tried to reverse th…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 14, 7:55pm -
  • Text message medicine: Texts from the ER can reduce binge drinking
    Young adults who screened positive for a history of hazardous or binge drinking reduced their binge drinking by more than 50 percent after receiving mobile phone text messages following a visit to the emergency department, according to a study. Hazar…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 5:28pm -
  • Obesity alone does not cause arthritis in animals
    The link between obesity and osteoarthritis may be more than just the wear and tear on the skeleton caused by added weight. A new study has found that the absence of the appetite hormone leptin can determine whether obese mice experience arthritis, n…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 2:15pm -
  • Omega 3 fatty acids lessen severity of osteoarthritis in mice
    Mice consuming a supplement of omega 3 fatty acids had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega 6 fatty acids, according to researchers. “Our results suggest that dietary factors play a more significant role than mecha…
    - 18 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:18pm -
  • Inherited 'memory' of poor nutrition during pregnancy passed through sperm of male offspring
    When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects. A new study in mice demonstrates that this 'memory' of nutrition during pregnancy can b…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 6:15pm -
  • What you eat may affect your body's internal biological clock
    Food not only nourishes the body but also affects its internal biological clock, which regulates the daily rhythm of many aspects of human behavior and biology. Researchers provide new insights into how adjusting the clock through dietary manipulatio…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 5:08pm -
  • How antioxidants can accelerate cancers, and why they don't protect against them
    Two cancer researchers have proposed why antioxidant supplements might not be working to reduce cancer development, and why they may actually do more harm than good. Their insights are based on recent advances in the understanding of the system in ou…
    - 18 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 1:44pm -

Yahoo!

  • newLabStyle gets Israeli approval to market diabetes meter
    LabStyle Innovations Corp said on Monday it has received approval from Israel's Ministry of Health to sell its Dario smart meter for diabetes in Israel. The market launch of Dario began in late March in the United Kingdom, Italy, and New Zealand. In…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:13pm -
  • newOSI Group probe finds standards at supplier unit below par

    OSI Group probe finds standards at supplier unit below par

    An on-going internal investigation conducted by OSI Group LLC into its unit, the scandal-hit Chinese food supplier Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, has revealed that standards were below par. David McDonald, president and chief operation officer at OSI Ind…
    - 18 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 7:31am -
  • newU.S. food group CEO to brief media as McDonald's feels pinch in China food scandal

    U.S. food group CEO to brief media as McDonald's feels pinch in China food scandal

    The head of U.S. meat supplier OSI Group, the parent company of a Chinese firm at the centre of a food safety scandal, will hold a news conference in Shanghai later on Monday, as McDonald's Corp struck more meat dishes off its menus in China. Sheldon…
    - 20 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:53am -
  • Scandal-hit China food firm withdrawing all products, U.S. parent says

    Scandal-hit China food firm withdrawing all products, U.S. parent says

    The parent company of a scandal-hit Chinese food supplier said it is withdrawing all products made by the subsidiary. Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd, owned by Illinois-based OSI Group LLC, is at the centre of a major food safety scandal, which has spread…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 1:17pm -
  • China's anti-graft drive is making state media bolder

    China's anti-graft drive is making state media bolder

    By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) - China's campaign to stamp out corruption has emboldened the country's normally docile state media to push the barriers in exposing corporate wrongdoing. While it's still off-limits to delve too deeply into wha…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 10:41am -
  • China regulator says scandal-hit food supplier forged production dates - Xinhua

    China regulator says scandal-hit food supplier forged production dates - Xinhua

    Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Shanghai Husi Food, which is owned by…
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