Nutrition

Why Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Labeled

Why Genetically Modified Foods Should Be Labeled

Recommendation made in light of overreliance on herbicide glyphosate, a probable human carcinogen.

Eat Spicy Foods, Live Longer, Study Suggests

Eat Spicy Foods, Live Longer, Study Suggests

Regularly eating chili peppers, other spicy foods linked to lower mortality risk during study period.

Southern Diet Linked With Heart Attack, CHD-Related Death

Southern Diet Linked With Heart Attack, CHD-Related Death

People with a steady diet of foods such as processed meats and sugar-sweetened beverages had a 56% greater risk of acute coronary heart disease.

Eating Breakfast Helps Glucose Regulation

Eating Breakfast Helps Glucose Regulation

Skipping breakfast increases postprandial hyperglycemia after lunch, dinner.

Trans Fats Consumption Linked to Greater Mortality

Trans Fats Consumption Linked to Greater Mortality

Consumption of trans fats linked to all-cause and CHD mortality. Researchers found no associations for saturated fats.

Coaching and Financial Incentives May Reduce Phosphorus

Coaching and Financial Incentives May Reduce Phosphorus

Patients with hyperphosphatemia lowered their phosphorus levels with a dietitian's guidance or cash incentive.

Processed Meat Linked to Lower IVF Fertilization Rates

Processed Meat Linked to Lower IVF Fertilization Rates

Higher fertilization rates among couples in which male partners have highest intake of poultry.

1 in 3 People Think Alcohol Is Heart-Healthy

1 in 3 People Think Alcohol Is Heart-Healthy

Those perceiving alcohol as heart-healthy drink substantially more alcohol.

Cardiac Fat Metabolism Not Improved by 7-Day Low Cal Diet

Cardiac Fat Metabolism Not Improved by 7-Day Low Cal Diet

Restriction of calories, saturated fat did not correct myocardial DFA metabolism in IGT individuals.

Kidney Function Decline in Men Linked to Lower Alcohol Intake

Kidney Function Decline in Men Linked to Lower Alcohol Intake

Frequent exercise also increases the odds of kidney function loss.

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Improve Bone Health

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Improve Bone Health

No increases seen in bone density, muscle mass, or mobility in postmenopausal women.

Mediterranean Lifestyle Reduces Postprandial Lipemia

Mediterranean Lifestyle Reduces Postprandial Lipemia

Physical activity shown to reduce PPL, as well as legumes, fish, and herbs, but not wine.

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.

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