Diet & Nutrition News and Research

Latest Diet & Nutrition News and Research

Smoking and high salt intake, but not tea and alcohol, implicated in acid reflux

Smoking and high salt intake, but not tea and alcohol, implicated in acid reflux

The more often parents eat out, the lower their intake of fruits and vegetables

The more often parents eat out, the lower their intake of fruits and vegetables

State Health Rankings show 17.5 percent improvement in America’s overall health during the past 15 years

State Health Rankings show 17.5 percent improvement in America’s overall health during the past 15 years

Zetia co-administered with Fenofibrate significantly reduced LDL ("bad") cholesterol in mixed hyperlipidemia patients

Zetia co-administered with Fenofibrate significantly reduced LDL ("bad") cholesterol in mixed hyperlipidemia patients

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

Women who have diets rich in oils containing alpha-linolenic appear to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease

Western diet linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women

Western diet linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in women

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

Walnut supplementation favorably affects cholesterol and other lipids that are signs of cardiovascular risk

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

People active in their 50s and 60s about 35 percent less likely to die in the next eight years

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body

British Medical Association calls on Health Secretary to deliver tough action to protect the nation's health

British Medical Association calls on Health Secretary to deliver tough action to protect the nation's health

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Cholesterol-lowering drugs can interact with grapefruit juice and increase the risk of the drugs' potential side-effects

Novel health food composition proves highly effective

Novel health food composition proves highly effective

Diet/cancer study not conclusive

Diet/cancer study not conclusive

Landmark case challenges safety of Atkins diet

Landmark case challenges safety of Atkins diet

Health professionals fall short for Hepatitis C patients

Health professionals fall short for Hepatitis C patients

Fruit and vegetables lower risk of cardiovascular disease but not cancer

Fruit and vegetables lower risk of cardiovascular disease but not cancer

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

High-dose statin therapy for aggressive cholesterol-lowering outperforms typical care

Labor lasts longer for overweight or obese women

Labor lasts longer for overweight or obese women

Sport program reduced eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes

Sport program reduced eating disordered behavior and body-shaping drug use in female high school athletes

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis

New treatment option for patients who have moderately active ulcerative colitis