Nutrition Research News
April 29, 2017

Latest Headlines
updated 1:31pm EDT

More Nutrition Research News
April 29, 2017

Challenging the Current Approach to Glut1 Deficiency

Apr. 24, 2017 — Researchers have discovered that diet changes and early diagnosis could help outcomes for patients with Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency, a rare pediatric neurological disorder that can cause ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — Researchers find that the duration and timing of lunch and recess is related to food choices and the physical activity of school children. These findings could help schools make policies that promote ... read more

Apr. 24, 2017 — Gene variants could affect food preferences in healthy people, according to a new study. The findings could lead to new strategies that make it easier for people to stick to an optimal ... read more

Strong Link Between Fast-Food Ads and Consumption Among Pre-Schoolers

Apr. 19, 2017 — Pre-school age children who are exposed to child-targeted fast-food advertising on television are considerably more likely to consume fast-food products, according to a recent ... read more

Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline

Mar. 21, 2017 — Insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance, new research ... read more

Screening for Both Malnutrition and Frailty Needed to Enhance Health of Aging Populations

Mar. 21, 2017 — A new literature review describes overlap in prevalence, diagnostic criteria, and treatment of frailty and malnutrition, two conditions currently diagnosed independently of each other in the ... read more

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Did Not Prevent Dementia

Mar. 20, 2017 — Antioxidant supplements vitamin E and selenium -- taken alone or in combination -- did not prevent dementia in asymptomatic older men, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 16, 2017 — Tea drinking reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 per cent and as much as 86 per cent for those who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's, new research ... read more

Scientists Are Gauging How Mood Influences Eating Habits

Mar. 16, 2017 — Researchers are presenting details of how specially-programmed smartwatches monitor family member's emotions and eating behaviors for a study on ... read more

Some Veggies Each Day Keeps the Stress Blues Away

Mar. 15, 2017 — Eating three to four servings of vegetables daily is associated with a lower incidence of psychological stress, new research ... read more

Anxiety Is a Stronger Harbinger of Alcohol Problems Than Stress

Mar. 10, 2017 — Stress and anxiety are widely believed to contribute to drinking. Alcohol is thought to reduce tension caused by stress (the "flight or fight" response) as well as alleviate the unpleasant ... read more

Fish and Mercury: Detailed Consumption Advisories Would Better Serve Women Across US

Mar. 9, 2017 — Among women of childbearing age in the US, fish consumption has increased in recent years while blood mercury concentrations have decreased, suggesting improved health for women and their babies, a ... read more

High Number of Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes Linked to Diet

Mar. 7, 2017 — Nearly half of all deaths in the United States in 2012 that were caused by cardiometabolic diseases, including heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, have been linked to substandard eating ... read more

Resveratrol Preserves Neuromuscular Synapses, Muscle Fibers in Aging Mice

Mar. 7, 2017 — Red wine, and metformin, a drug often prescribed to fight type 2 diabetes, have many of the neuroprotective benefits of a low-calorie diet and exercise, say ... read more

Mar. 7, 2017 — Drinking concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older people, according to new ... read more

Obese Democrats Blame Genetics; Normal Weight Democrats and Most Republicans Blame Lifestyle

Mar. 6, 2017 — Self-reported overweight people, if they were Democrats are more likely to believe genetic factors cause obesity, while Republicans who see themselves are overweight still assign eating habits and ... read more

Even After Treatment, Brains of Anorexia Nervosa Patients Not Fully Recovered

Mar. 1, 2017 — Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to ... read more

Following Dietary Recommendations Leads to Modest Heart Health Improvements

Feb. 27, 2017 — Following current dietary recommendations may lead to small improvements in overall heart health in overweight individuals, according to a new ... read more

Ketogenic Diet Shown Safe, Effective Option for Some With Rare and Severest Form of Epilepsy

Feb. 27, 2017 — In a small phase I and II clinical trial, researchers and colleagues elsewhere found that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet was a safe and effective treatment option for the majority of ... read more

Fructose Is Generated in the Human Brain

Feb. 23, 2017 — Fructose, a form of sugar linked to obesity and diabetes, is converted in the human brain from glucose, according to a new study. The finding raises questions about fructose's effects on the ... read more

Monday, April 24, 2017
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Friday, March 10, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Monday, February 27, 2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Monday, February 6, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Friday, December 30, 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Monday, November 28, 2016
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Monday, November 21, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Friday, October 21, 2016
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Monday, October 17, 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 2016