Latest News for Diet And Weight Management

Death risk may be higher for participants of U.S. food assistance program

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
A new study finds that subjects who are a part of the federal food assistance program SNAP may be at a much higher risk of death than nonparticipants.
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Chewing your food could protect against infection

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PST
New research finds that chewing food can trigger the oral release of Th17 cells - a type of immune cell that can help to protect against infection.
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Prune Juice: Health Benefits and Nutritional Information

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
Learn about the major nutrients found in prunes, the amount of dietary fiber, and their medical properties. Should prune juice be given to children?
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Dietary supplement may carry both benefits and risks associated with statins

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
Red yeast rice (RYR) is contained in dietary supplements that are often used by patients with high cholesterol, and it is often proposed as an alternative therapy in those who experience side...
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Millions of people with metabolic syndrome may need more vitamin E

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
New research has shown that people with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E - which could be a serious public health concern, in light of the millions of people who have this...
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White fat converted to 'good' brown fat with anticancer drug

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST
Researchers reveal how a drug used to treat a form of skin cancer converted white fat into beneficial brown fat and reduced weight gain in mice.
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Why might coffee drinkers live longer? Study sheds light

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PST
A new study finds that caffeine counters an inflammatory process linked to poor heart health in later life, explaining why coffee drinkers may live longer.
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Diet Tips for Crohn's Disease

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
How does Crohn’s disease affect diet and nutrition? Learn about diet tips and other dietary considerations for people with Crohn’s disease.
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Every meal triggers inflammation

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST
When we eat, we do not just take in nutrients - we also consume a significant quantity of bacteria.
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