Nutrition

Wine May Reduce Diabetes Risk More Than Other Alcoholic Drinks

Wine May Reduce Diabetes Risk More Than Other Alcoholic Drinks

Consumption of wine is associated with a high decrease in risk of type 2 diabetes, compared to beer and spirits.

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.

Key Micronutrients Lacking in Black Bladder Cancer Survivors' Diets

Key Micronutrients Lacking in Black Bladder Cancer Survivors' Diets

African American survivors had lower intakes of 8 select micronutrients, such as folate, compared with Caucasian survivors.

Low-Carb Diet May Curb Adverse Effects of Prostate Cancer ADT

Low-Carb Diet May Curb Adverse Effects of Prostate Cancer ADT

New findings show metabolic changes suggesting that a carbohydrate-restricted diet may improve insulin sensitivity.

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.

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