Nutrition

Lowering Salt Intake Reduces Mortality, Study Confirms

Lowering Salt Intake Reduces Mortality, Study Confirms

Findings support modest reductions in sodium intake among persons consuming high-sodium diets

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Offers Health Benefits

Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Offers Health Benefits

The Mediterranean Diet may reduce patients risks of breast cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Omega-3 Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Fatal Heart Disease

Omega-3 Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Fatal Heart Disease

Plant-based, seafood-based omega-3s associated with 10% lower risk of fatal CHD.

Food Industry Needs to Reduce Sodium, FDA Says

Food Industry Needs to Reduce Sodium, FDA Says

The FDA has developed 2- and 10-year goals to reduce sodium content in both processed and prepared foods.

Nutrition Facts Label Revised

Nutrition Facts Label Revised

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision.

Low Salt Intake May Harm Cardiovascular Health, Study Says

Low Salt Intake May Harm Cardiovascular Health, Study Says

Researchers say restricting sodium might backfire, but heart experts are critical of the finding.

New Dietary Guidelines De-emphasize Nutrient Limits

New Dietary Guidelines De-emphasize Nutrient Limits

The 2015-2020 guidelines emphasize healthy eating patterns over individual food groups and nutrients.

Review Questions Impact of Moderate Alcohol on Longevity

Review Questions Impact of Moderate Alcohol on Longevity

Previous findings did not account for persons abstaining from alcohol due to illnesses.

Daily Cup of Tea May Help Keep Heart Healthy

Daily Cup of Tea May Help Keep Heart Healthy

Regular tea drinkers had a one-third less risk of undergoing a major cardiovascular event.

New Dietary Guidelines Say Limit Added Sugars

New Dietary Guidelines Say Limit Added Sugars

Recommendations focus on totality of diet, overall eating pattern.

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