Diet & Nutrition

What Happens to the Body When we Diet?

The body starts to respond to healthy dietary changes as soon as they are made. This can be advantageous, because a diet can then eventually reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, as well as improve a person’s overall sense of well-being.

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Low fruit and vegetable consumption, increased body fat associated with anxiety disorders

Low fruit and vegetable consumption, increased body fat associated with anxiety disorders

Optimal preoperative definition of malnutrition varies by cancer type

Optimal preoperative definition of malnutrition varies by cancer type

'Soda tax' has minimal to no influence on sugary-beverage consumption, study finds

'Soda tax' has minimal to no influence on sugary-beverage consumption, study finds

Investigational drug reduces heartburn severity in patients with refractory GERD

Investigational drug reduces heartburn severity in patients with refractory GERD

Patients older than 75 years also benefit from kidney transplantation

Patients older than 75 years also benefit from kidney transplantation

High intake of sugary drinks may influence risk for dyslipidemia

High intake of sugary drinks may influence risk for dyslipidemia

Sugary drinks have a negative impact on blood cholesterol, which increases heart disease risk

Sugary drinks have a negative impact on blood cholesterol, which increases heart disease risk

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Effects of obesity mirror those of aging, study shows

Effects of obesity mirror those of aging, study shows

Weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought

Weight gain after breast cancer is a greater problem than previously thought

Intake of dairy milk associated with greater breast cancer risk

Intake of dairy milk associated with greater breast cancer risk

Study explores how urban environment affects the diet of its citizens

Study explores how urban environment affects the diet of its citizens

Gut bacteria may predict risk of pulmonary hypertension

Gut bacteria may predict risk of pulmonary hypertension

Stroke risk and food – large European study says what to eat and what to avoid

Stroke risk and food – large European study says what to eat and what to avoid

Supplementing diet with amino acid delays signs of ALS in animal study

Supplementing diet with amino acid delays signs of ALS in animal study

Different foods linked to different types of stroke, study finds

Different foods linked to different types of stroke, study finds

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Switching what heart cells consume could help them regenerate

Healthy diet, healthier sperm, greater fertility

Healthy diet, healthier sperm, greater fertility

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

Changing diet repeatedly or abruptly could be harmful to health

Changing diet repeatedly or abruptly could be harmful to health