Nutrition

Smelling Ability Impaired in Renal Disease Patients

Smelling Ability Impaired in Renal Disease Patients

Finding suggests that olfactory deficits may contribute to nutritional impairment in patients with chronic and end-stage renal disease.

Fatty Foods Possibly Contribute to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Fatty Foods Possibly Contribute to Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness

Researchers also suggests that statins may help counteract harmful effect of fatty foods.

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.

Higher Animal Protein Intake Ups Diabetes Risk

Higher Animal Protein Intake Ups Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest that exchanging vegetable protein for animal protein can lower the risk of diabetes.

Carb Consumption Linked to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Carb Consumption Linked to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Prostate and breast cancers were elevated in patients who consumed a diet high in glycemic load and sugary drinks.

Whey Protein Breakfast Aids Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Whey Protein Breakfast Aids Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes

Participants assigned to a whey protein lost more weight at 3 months than those assigned to other proteins or starch.

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.

Dietary Potassium Restriction in Hemodialysis Patients Questioned

Dietary Potassium Restriction in Hemodialysis Patients Questioned

Researchers argue that little evidence exists to support this approach to prevent hyperkalemia.

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.

Making Fruits, Vegetables Affordable Might Prevent Deaths

Making Fruits, Vegetables Affordable Might Prevent Deaths

Cutting the prices of fruits and vegetables has been linked to a reduction of cardiovascular deaths.

Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of Hypertension

Yogurt Linked to Lower Risk of Hypertension

Effect seen in women, not men; strongest effect seen in the highest tertile of DASH scores.

One Alcoholic Drink May Up Immediate Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

One Alcoholic Drink May Up Immediate Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke

But within 24 hours, that same beverage can be generally protective.

6 Blood Pressure Triggers to Avoid

6 Blood Pressure Triggers to Avoid

Avoiding salt and weight gain, among other triggers, can help lower elevated blood pressure.

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.

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