Perspective

Renal dietitians can help patients make the right choices at Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018
As patients with kidney disease prepare for Thanksgiving, DaVita Kidney Care announced the release of the Today’s Kidney Diet: Holiday
In the Journals

SNAP participation may improve diabetes medication adherence

November 19, 2018
Older adults with diabetes participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, demonstrated improvements in adhering to their…
Meeting News

Pediatric nutrition counseling may be ‘underutilized tool’ in primary care

November 16, 2018
Pediatric nutrition counseling occurred in fewer than 4% of annual wellness visits in South Carolina during an 8-year span despite national…
In the JournalsPerspective

Insufficient vitamin D levels tied to earlier death in older men

November 13, 2018
Insufficient vitamin D levels were linked to earlier death in older men living in Thailand, according to findings published in Geriatrics and
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Diet low in short-chain carbs helps ease irritable bowel syndrome pain

November 9, 2018
NEWARK, Del. — Many foods can exacerbate symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, but several randomized clinical trials show benefit of a low…
In the Journals

Limited evidence to support reduced salt intake for heart failure patients

November 5, 2018
Although restriction of salt intake is recommended in many cardiovascular guidelines, high-quality evidence is lacking to support or repudiate advice…

Diet can influence thyroid function

November 5, 2018
Hypothyroidism is a condition commonly associated with weight gain, but no established eating plan has been shown to treat underactive thyroid
In the Journals

Prohibited stimulants still in many dietary supplements

October 24, 2018
Many dietary supplements contain stimulants that have been prohibited by the FDA, including 1,3-dimethylamylamine, 1,3-dimethylbutylamine…
In the Journals

Frequently eating organic food may lower cancer risk

October 22, 2018
Researchers observed a significant reduction in overall risk of cancer among individuals who consumed organic food at a high frequency, according to…
Guest Commentary

Speak with your patients about the harms of energy drinks

October 18, 2018
In this guest editorial, medical student Sandrine N. Defeu, BS,