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Sugar water may improve memory without increasing effort

August 20, 2018
A glass of sugar water boosted older adults’ memory without increasing exertion, according to results recently published in Psychology and
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Q&A: Eating crickets may improve gut health

August 20, 2018
The crunch of an insect might bring about visions of stepping on a water bug or cockroach as you walk down the street. But, what about a crunch that…
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Moderate carbohydrate intake optimal for health, longevity

August 16, 2018
Patients with moderate consumption of carbohydrates had the lowest mortality risk and highest life expectancy compared with high and low consumption…
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Improvements needed in healthy food access, education to prevent CVD

August 13, 2018
Positive changes in diet can be critical in preventing CVD, although various factors can hinder patients from accessing healthy foods, according to a…
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Moderate consumption of chocolate may reduce CVD risk

August 11, 2018
Eating less than 100 g per week of chocolate appears to reduce risk for CVD, according to a meta-analysis published in Heart. “Chocolate…
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Sodium confers CV risks only with large consumption

August 10, 2018
Consumption of sodium was associated with CHD and stroke risk only when it exceeded 5 g per day, according to new data from the PURE study. Among the…
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Fast food consumption linked to asthma, eczema

August 10, 2018
Eating fast foods, particularly hamburgers, three or more times a week correlated to asthma in a dose-response pattern, according to a systematic…
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AHA: Diverse diets not necessarily healthy

August 9, 2018
Encouraging people to eat a variety of foods may have the unintended consequence of consumption of more unhealthy foods, according to a science…
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Probiotics linked to brain fog, severe abdominal bloating

August 8, 2018
Using probiotics can lead to bacterial growth in the small intestine, causing brain fog and rapid abdominal bloating, according to research published…

Top nutritional stories in nephrology

August 7, 2018
Among the top nutritional stories in nephrology include a report that medical nutrition therapy may slow the progression of CKD while reducing costs…