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July 28, 2015

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July 28, 2015

New Treatment May Help Neonatal Liver Disease Associated With Parenteral Nutrition

July 28, 2015 — Exogenous glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2) treatment may help fight neonatal parenteral nutrition associated liver disease (PNALD), a new study ... read more

Preventing Knee Pain in at-Risk Adults With Diabetes

July 23, 2015 — An intensive program of diet and exercise had a small but statistically significant protective effect against the development of knee pain in the short term among overweight adults with diabetes, a ... read more

Protein-Rich Nutrition Key to Helping Patients Recover from Severe Burns

July 23, 2015 — For someone recovering from severe burns, eating is often the last thing they want to do. However, burn specialists say nutrition is so vital to their patients’ recovery that they make it a quality ... read more

July 22, 2015 — Is your favorite grocery store making you fat? According to new research findings, a Grocer Retailer Scorecard may be an effective healthy shopping tool that benefits both grocers and ... read more

July 22, 2015 — A diet high in soybean oil causes more obesity and diabetes than a diet high in fructose, a sugar commonly found in soda and processed foods, according to a new study. In the U.S. the consumption of ... read more

Research With Dolphins Provides Hope for Prevention of Diabetes in Humans

July 22, 2015 — Can butter help prevent diabetes? By comparing 55 fatty acids in blood levels of dolphins and their diets, scientists have discovered a specific dietary saturated fat, called heptadecanoic acid, that ... read more

Massachusetts Schools Are Improving Food Options

July 22, 2015 — Researchers examined schools across the commonwealth following the implementation of a statewide nutrition bill. Their findings show the feasibility of making significant improvements in the ... read more

Menopause Associated With More Fat Around Heart, Raising Risk for Heart Disease

July 22, 2015 — Late- and post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts -- a risk factor for heart disease -- than their pre-menopausal counterparts, a study has shown for the ... read more

Current Dietary Protein Recommendations Need Updating, Experts Say

July 22, 2015 — New research based on modern techniques suggests that recommendations for protein intake in healthy populations may be ... read more

Low Birth Weight Combined With Unhealthy Adult Lifestyle May Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

July 21, 2015 — People who are a low weight at birth and have unhealthy habits as adults, such as eating nutritionally poor diets or smoking, may have a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes than people born at ... read more

Commercial Ties May Be Fueling Unnecessary, Potentially Harmful Osteoporosis Treatment

July 21, 2015 — A complex web of interactions between industry, advocacy organizations, and academia may be fueling enthusiasm for calcium and vitamin D supplements to prevent and treat osteoporosis, despite ... read more

Regular Consumption of Sugary Drinks Associated With Type 2 Diabetes

July 21, 2015 — Regular consumption of sugar sweetened drinks is positively associated with type 2 diabetes independent of obesity status, finds a new study. Artificially sweetened drinks and fruit juice also showed ... read more

Foods With Added Phosphate Cause Spike in Blood, Even in People With Healthy Kidneys

July 21, 2015 — Phosphates artificially added to dairy and cereal products appear to cause bigger spikes in blood phosphorus levels than naturally occurring phosphates, potentially putting harmful stress on kidneys. ... read more

Dairy Products Boost Effectiveness of Probiotics

July 17, 2015 — The success of probiotics for boosting human health may depend partly upon the food, beverage, or other material carrying the probiotics, according to ... read more

Grandparents' Affection Piling on the Pounds in Chinese Children

July 17, 2015 — Affection from grandparents towards their grandchildren may play a major role in contributing to the childhood obesity pandemic in China, new research reveals. Chinese children who are mainly cared ... read more

Resveratrol, Quercetin Could Provide New Options for Cancer Therapy

July 16, 2015 — Resveratrol and quercetin, two polyphenols that have been widely studied for their health properties, may soon become the basis of an important new advance in cancer treatment, primarily by improving ... read more

Sitting Time Not Associated With Poorer Diets in US Adults

July 16, 2015 — Previously identified associations between TV viewing and a less healthful diet may stem from exposure to advertisements of high calorie foods and 'distracted eating' rather than the ... read more

Is This Restaurant Making Me Fat?

July 16, 2015 — Is your favorite restaurant making you fat? New research findings identify an effective tool for measuring how well a restaurant is at helping diners make healthy choices. The Restaurant Scorecard ... read more

New Finding on the Formation of Fat Tissue in Humans

July 16, 2015 — Bone marrow contains stem cells that normally give rise to new red and white blood cells. A team of researchers from Sweden and France has now shown that bone marrow cells can also form ... read more

Exercising 300 Minutes Per Week Better for Reducing Total Fat in Postmenopausal Women

July 16, 2015 — Postmenopausal women who exercised 300 minutes per week were better at reducing total fat and other adiposity measures, especially obese women, during a one-year clinical trial, a noteworthy finding ... read more

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