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Living in food deserts confers elevated CV risk in CAD

February 25, 2019
Increased risk for adverse CV events in adults with CAD is associated with living in food deserts, with adults living in low-income areas having…
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Proportion of new cancers attributable to excess weight varies across states

February 22, 2019
Excess body weight is responsible for at…
In the Journals

Increased whole grains in diet linked to reduced risk for liver cancer

February 21, 2019
Increased intake of whole grains correlated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among adults regardless of cancer etiology, according to…
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Higher vitamin D level may mean fewer migraines

February 20, 2019
Patients in Iran with serum vitamin D levels of between 50 ng/mL and 99.9 ng/mL were less likely to develop migraine, according to findings recently…
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High-fat diet linked to unfavorable gut microbiota changes

February 19, 2019
Eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut at the microbiome level that could lead to the development of…
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Increased nut consumption lowers CV risk in type 2 diabetes

February 19, 2019
Improved mortality rates and decreases in CVD among patients with type 2 diabetes were associated with a higher consumption of nuts, particularly…

Carotenoids may help enhance cognitive function

Primary Care Optometry News, February 2019
David W. Nelson, OD, MBA
Speakers at the Brain and Ocular Nutrition Conference in Cambridge, England, presented a wealth of research supporting a link between carotenoid…
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Low-sodium salt substitute diet may lower systolic, diastolic BP

February 17, 2019
Implementing low-sodium salt substitutes in a diet can lead to a significant lowering of systolic and diastolic BP, according to a meta-analysis…

Pregnancy nutrition: What PCPs need to know

February 15, 2019
Adopting a nutritious, well-balanced diet prior to and during pregnancy can help promote healthy growth and development of the baby and improve…
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Walnut consumers may have lower depression scores

February 15, 2019
Researchers found a consistent association between eating nuts, particularly walnuts, and fewer and less frequent depressive symptoms in a…