Meeting News

Acids found in coffee, fruit and vegetables may help prevent breast cancer

May 3, 2019
Breast cancer risk after menopause may be lowered by as much as 65% by consuming more food and liquids with certain kinds of phenolic acids, some of…

How plant-based diets can benefit patients with NND-CKD

May 2, 2019
by Sara Colman Carlson, RD, CDE Today’s kidney diet is healthier than the refined and restrictive diet patients were instructed to follow 10…
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How to help patients with diabetes safely observe Ramadan

May 1, 2019
One of the most sacred traditions of Ramadan, the holiest month of the year for the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, which begins May 6 and ends…
In the Journals

CV health may improve with innovations in food systems

April 29, 2019
Improvements in food production and distribution can lead to healthy and sustainable food systems and positive impacts on CV health, according to an…
Meeting News

Q&A: Aspirin, nutrition among highlights of primary prevention guideline

April 27, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — One of the biggest stories from the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session was the presentation of a new primary…
Meeting News

Most vitamins, minerals provide minimal impact on bone health

April 26, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Other than taking calcium and vitamin D simultaneously, there is a paucity of evidence to support consuming vitamins and minerals…
In the Journals

Following a plant-based diet may reduce risk for CKD, slow eGFR decline

April 25, 2019
Adherence to a healthy plant-based diet — one that is high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and legumes — was associated with a…
Meeting News

‘Top 10’ herbs, supplements that may provide therapeutic effects

April 23, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The prevention or treatment of some medical conditions, such as cancer-related fatigue, heart disease, infertility and…
In the Journals

Incident HF risk reduced in adults with plant-based diet

April 22, 2019
A plant-based diet had an inverse association with incident HF risk compared with the southern diet, which had a positive risk for incident HF…
In the Journals

ADA: Medical nutrition therapy ‘fundamental’ in diabetes management

April 22, 2019
All adults with diabetes or prediabetes should be referred to individualized, diabetes-focused medical nutrition therapy at diagnosis and as needed…