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Elevated branched-chain amino acid levels tied to heart failure risk

January 22, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be more likely to experience heart failure if they have elevated branched-chain amino acid levels, according to…
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Quality of low-carb, low-fat diet impacts mortality risk

January 21, 2020
Overall, low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets do not affect mortality risk; however, the quality of foods consumed as part of these diets could impact…

SNAP changes looming amid mixed data on program’s success

January 14, 2020
On April 1, a final rule that changes some of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, eligibility requirements takes effect…
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Folic acid, zinc fail at improving male fertility

January 10, 2020
The use of folic acid and zinc supplementation by men did not significantly improve semen quality or couples’ live birth rates, according to a…
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Diets high in polyunsaturated, vegetable fats reduce liver cancer risk

January 10, 2020
Diets consisting of higher vegetable fat and polyunsaturated fat intake correlated with a lower risk for hepatocellular carcinoma, including cases in…
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Eating disorders common among patients with chronic constipation

January 9, 2020
Anxiety related to abdominal gastrointestinal symptoms may lead to eating disorders among patients with chronic constipation, according to study…
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Mediterranean diet linked with lower risk for late-onset Crohn’s

January 8, 2020
Individuals who adhere to a Mediterranean diet are at lower risk for developing Crohn’s disease later in life, according to study results…
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Moderate alcohol consumption may reduce risk for kidney disease

January 7, 2020
Compared with “never drinkers,” participants who consumed moderate amounts of alcohol had a lower risk for developing chronic kidney…
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Low-FODMAP diet helps manage gut symptoms in quiescent IBD

January 6, 2020
Although patients with inflammatory bowel disease may have their disease in objective control, many still experience persistent gut symptoms. A diet…
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Mediterranean diet may improve kidney function outcomes after transplant

January 3, 2020
Recently published research found that, for kidney transplant recipients, adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet was associated with a lower risk of…