Health and Wellness
A chronic lack of sleep often associated with an increased risk for suffering a heart attack or stroke, and a new study describes a...
The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and 100% fruit juices is associated with increased all-cause mortality among adults in the US, according to a study published in JAMA.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to five companies that manufacture products listed as homeopathic for violating current good manufacturing practice (CGMP) regulations. The five companies that received letters are Kadesh Inc.; U.S. Continental Marketing, Inc.; Fill It Pack It, Inc.; Bershtel Enterprises LLC, doing business as WePackItAll; and Newton Laboratories.
A recent study evaluated the relationship between intake of vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 and risk of hip fracture among postmenopausal women. According to the findings, a higher than recommended intake of combined vitamins B6 and B12 could increase the likelihood of sustaining a hip fracture.
One of the great debates in the world of nutrition and weight loss is whether it is more advantageous to consume small meals throughout the day or to limit eating to a few larger meals each day. A recent study published in the May issue of The Journal of Nutrition found that the difference may in fact be negligible.
Global Alcohol Consumption Significantly Increased Since 1990 and is Forecasted to Further Rise by...
The global rate of alcohol consumption increased by 70% from 1990 to 2017, and is projected to rise 17% by 2030, according to a study published in The Lancet.
The Mediterranean diet was effective at reducing hepatic fat content (HFC) compared to a low-fat diet, according to a new analysis. The new study published...
Changes in gut microbial ecology are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) and may contribute to CKD progression. Dietary approaches to favorably altering the composition of gut microbial communities as treatment for CKD have been the focus of recent studies.
A recent report published in the March-April issue of the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology highlighted the case of a 24-year-old woman in...
The ketogenic diet, popularly referred to as simply “keto,” has recently gained significant attention—both positive and negative. Many people praise the diet and credit it as an effective weight loss tool, while others have heavily criticized it.
Research presented at the European Congress on Obesity found that a high intake of phenolic acids—found in things like coffee, cereal grains, fruits, and vegetables—is associated with a decreased risk of developing postmenopausal breast cancer.
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