Nutrition

Few Americans Consuming Enough Fruits, Vegetables Daily

Few Americans Consuming Enough Fruits, Vegetables Daily

12.2% of adults meet fruit recommendation and 9.3% meet vegetable recommendation.

Nut Consumption Tied With Lower Heart Disease Risk

Nut Consumption Tied With Lower Heart Disease Risk

Both total intake of nuts and consumption of peanuts/tree nuts and walnuts tied to lower risk.

Coffee May Lower Heart Failure, Stroke Risk

Coffee May Lower Heart Failure, Stroke Risk

Each additional cup consumed per week tied to a decrease in risk compared with no coffee intake.

Review Highlights Nutritional Management of CKD

Review Highlights Nutritional Management of CKD

A low-protein diet, for example, may slow disease progression.

Caffeine Consumption Tied With Better Survival in CKD

Caffeine Consumption Tied With Better Survival in CKD

Chronic kidney disease patients in highest quartile of caffeine consumption have lowest risk for mortality.

Vitamin D Supplementation Improves PTH, Bone Turnover in CKD

Vitamin D Supplementation Improves PTH, Bone Turnover in CKD

Cholecalciferol can also correct vitamin D deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease.

Low Protein Diet With Keto Analogues May Prevent SHPT

Low Protein Diet With Keto Analogues May Prevent SHPT

Dialysis patients treated with a low protein diet with keto analogues had lower levels of parathyroid hormone than those on a normal diet, meta-analysis shows.

Health Beliefs About Salt Intake Low Among Dialysis Patients

Health Beliefs About Salt Intake Low Among Dialysis Patients

Score for subscale of perceived seriousness for no reduction of salt intake higher in transplant patients.

High Carb Diet Linked With Early Death

High Carb Diet Linked With Early Death

High-carb diets were associated with a 28% increased risk of death vs low-carb diets.

Visceral to Subcutaneous Fat Ratio Predicts CVD in Diabetes

Visceral to Subcutaneous Fat Ratio Predicts CVD in Diabetes

The addition of V/S ratio to age, eGFR, BNP, antiplatelet agents, and HbA1c significantly improved classification performance for CVD.

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