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Reaping the most benefits from food-related studies

March 18, 2019
March may be National Nutrition Month, but the way to obtain a healthy lifestyle through nutrition, or the determinants certain foods and drinks can…
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Plant-based diets with whole grains, fruits and veggies lower CV mortality risk

March 15, 2019
Healthy plant-based diets lowered the risk for total and CVD mortality, whereas unhealthy plant-based diets raised the risk, according to a study…
In the Journals

Vegetarian diet may lower risk for type 2 diabetes

March 15, 2019
Healthy British adults who reported consuming little or no red meat were 11% to 36% less likely to develop type 2 diabetes during nearly 2 decades of…
In the Journals

High doses of prenatal vitamin D not associated with children’s asthma risk

March 13, 2019
Women who took high doses of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy did not impact their child’s risk for asthma by the age of 6 years…
In the Journals

Diet quality at midlife does not influence dementia risk

March 12, 2019
Patients’ diet quality during midlife was not significantly associated with a subsequent risk for dementia, according to findings recently…
In the Journals

Social media influencers contribute to children’s unhealthy food intake

March 8, 2019
Children who viewed images of social media influencers with unhealthy snacks were more likely to consume unhealthy food compared with children who…
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Frequent olive oil intake may reduce platelet activity in adults with obesity

March 7, 2019
A diet with higher olive oil consumption may lower the risk for CV events in obese adults due to reduced platelet activity, according to data…
In the Journals

Heart-healthy diets associated with better cognitive function

March 6, 2019
Heart-healthy diets, such as the Mediterranean diet, that are rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish and alcohol and low in meat and…
In the Journals

Lifestyle initiative improves physical activity, diet

March 5, 2019
Documenting lifestyle behaviors among a population through electronic health records may play a role in lowering CVD risks over time, according to…
Meeting News

Soda may worsen MS symptoms

March 5, 2019
Individuals with multiple sclerosis who consumed high amounts of soda and sugar-sweetened beverages were more likely to experience severe disability…