Q&A: Fasting tool can ‘empower’ Muslims with diabetes to control health during Ramadan

April 9, 2020
During Ramadan, observant Muslims fast and forgo medications from sunrise to sunset for 1 month. Islamic law allows those with health conditions such…
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Lifestyle, diet modifications decrease stroke risk in middle-aged women

April 9, 2020
Sustained lifestyle modifications in middle-aged women reduced the 26-year risk for ischemic stroke and total stroke, according to a study published…
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CV benefits, weight loss similar among most popular diets at 6 months

April 3, 2020
Most macronutrient diets led to substantial improvements in CV risk factors and modest weight loss over months, according to a systematic review and…

Q&A: What is ‘keto flu’?

April 1, 2020
People who start a ketogenic diet may experience influenza-like symptoms in the first few weeks, according to a study published in Frontiers in
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Tofu, isoflavones decrease CHD risk

March 23, 2020
Eating higher quantities of tofu and isoflavones lowers the risk for CHD, especially in young women or postmenopausal women who do not use hormones…
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Increased protein intake lowers AF risk in postmenopausal women

March 19, 2020
Postmenopausal women who consumed 58 g to 74 g of protein per day had a lower risk for atrial fibrillation compared with those consuming less…
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Eating one egg per day does not increase CVD risk

March 12, 2020
Moderate egg consumption, defined as up to one egg per day, was not linked to CVD risk, according to a study published in The BMJ. The study also…
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Pulse-based, TLC diets improve metabolic outcomes in PCOS

March 10, 2020
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome assigned a diet rich in chickpeas, lentils, dry beans and split peas as part of a lifestyle intervention were…
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Sugar at breakfast may not amplify daily caloric intake

March 8, 2020
Adults who eat a breakfast high in sugar are no more likely to go on to consume more calories during the day than adults who eat a breakfast lower in…
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Church-based intervention significantly improves older African Americans’ eating habits

February 21, 2020
A church-based intervention significantly improved the diets of middle-aged and older African Americans, according to longitudinal trial results…