Nutrition

Study Probes Boiling Methods for Cutting Phosphorus in Meat

Study Probes Boiling Methods for Cutting Phosphorus in Meat

Boiling sliced meat in a pressure cooker filled with soft water may be a promising way for dialysis patients to reduce phosphorus intake.

Food Additives Found to Raise Serum Phosphorus

Food Additives Found to Raise Serum Phosphorus

Study implicates dairy products, cereals, and grains containing inorganic phosphate additives.

Americans Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables

Americans Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables

Authors call for widespread action to promote fruits and vegetables in the average diet.

Vitamin D Doesn't Improve Interferon Response in Lupus Patients

Vitamin D Doesn't Improve Interferon Response in Lupus Patients

No change in interferon signature in vitamin D-deficient patients, those with vitamin D repletion.

Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

Latest Dietary Advice for Prostate Cancer

A range of foods, nutrients, and dietary patterns are being studied for prostate cancer prevention or treatment.

Eating Carbs Last in Meal May Lower Glucose Levels

Eating Carbs Last in Meal May Lower Glucose Levels

Eating protein, vegetables, and fat before carbohydrates might help diabetes control.

Modified Diabetes Prevention Program Effective for Older Adults

Modified Diabetes Prevention Program Effective for Older Adults

Older adults more compliant, but significant outcomes improved across ages.

Vitamin E May Protect Against Kidney Cancer

Vitamin E May Protect Against Kidney Cancer

High dietary intake of this antioxidant decreased the risk of renal cell carcinoma, according to a recent meta-analysis.

Fat Limits Will Be Dropped from U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Fat Limits Will Be Dropped from U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop fat restrictions, focusing on the quality of whole foods instead.

Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Citrus May Increase Melanoma Risk

Researchers suspect compounds in citrus may sensitize skin to sunlight, but further study is needed.

Cholecalciferol May Be Superior for Treating Vitamin D Deficiency

Cholecalciferol May Be Superior for Treating Vitamin D Deficiency

Treatment with this compound resulted in higher circulating levels of 25(OH)D compared with ergocalciferol in Hispanic CKD patients.

Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment

Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment

Cutting back on dietary phosphorus in addition to taking phosphate binders achieved greater decreases in serum phosphate in PD patients.

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Gout

Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Gout

Gout increased the risk of erectile dysfunction in men by 21%.

Vitamin D May Slow CKD Progression in Children

Vitamin D May Slow CKD Progression in Children

In a study, renal survival increased by 8.2% with each 10 nmol/L increment in baseline levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D.

Choosing Your Diet Plan May Lead to Less Weight Loss

Choosing Your Diet Plan May Lead to Less Weight Loss

Those assigned a food plan lost slightly more weight.

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