Nutrition

Very Low-Protein Diet With Ketoanalogue May Slow CKD Progression

Very Low-Protein Diet With Ketoanalogue May Slow CKD Progression

Four patients would need to adhere to diet to avoid primary end point in per-protocol analysis.

New Dietary Guidelines Say Limit Added Sugars

New Dietary Guidelines Say Limit Added Sugars

Recommendations focus on totality of diet, overall eating pattern.

Daily Sugary Drinks Linked to Increased Belly Fat

Daily Sugary Drinks Linked to Increased Belly Fat

Daily consumers accumulated about 27% more visceral fat.

Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Risk

Flavonoid-Rich Foods May Lower Erectile Dysfunction Risk

A combination of exercise and a flavonoid-rich diet can reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction by 21%.

Majority of Americans Consuming Excess Sodium

Majority of Americans Consuming Excess Sodium

Changes in individual lifestyles and how foods are produced are needed to lower consumption.

Healthy Lifestyle After PCa Diagnosis Beneficial

Healthy Lifestyle After PCa Diagnosis Beneficial

Through diet and exercise, prostate cancer patients can decrease their risk of dying from their illness.

Too Many Potatoes May Increase Diabetes Risk

Too Many Potatoes May Increase Diabetes Risk

Risk up for every three servings/week of baked, boiled, mashed potatoes, and especially fries.

Reduced Sodium Intake May Be Harmful in Heart Failure

Reduced Sodium Intake May Be Harmful in Heart Failure

Sodium restriction linked to increased risk of death or heart failure hospitalization.

Cocoa Flavanols Protect Dialysis Patients' Cardiovascular System

Cocoa Flavanols Protect Dialysis Patients' Cardiovascular System

Researchers observe significant improvements chronic and hemodialysis-induced vascular dysfunction.

Fixed-Dose Phosphate Binder Schedules May Be Less than Ideal

Fixed-Dose Phosphate Binder Schedules May Be Less than Ideal

Study of peritoneal dialysis patients showed that they do not adjust binders to match the phosphate content of meals and snacks.

Nutraceuticals Help Dyslipidemia in Statin Intolerant Patients

Nutraceuticals Help Dyslipidemia in Statin Intolerant Patients

Improvement in lipid profile for nutraceuticals alone or in combo for statin-intolerant patients.

Greater Plant Protein Intake May Lower Death Risk in CKD Patients

Greater Plant Protein Intake May Lower Death Risk in CKD Patients

The death risk decreases 23% with each 33% increase in plant protein to total protein ratio, study finds.

Some Herbal Medicines Possibly Toxic for Cancer Care

Some Herbal Medicines Possibly Toxic for Cancer Care

Concerns include altered pharmacodynamics, direct toxic effects, increased chemosensitivity.

Moderate Drinking Offers No Direct Survival Benefit for Older Adults

Moderate Drinking Offers No Direct Survival Benefit for Older Adults

Significant correlation for seniors does not persist after adjustment for health status, physical activity.

Glycemic Responses to Foods Varies by Individual

Glycemic Responses to Foods Varies by Individual

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist.

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