High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study
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  March 14, 2019  
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 High-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows studyHigh-protein and low-calorie diet helps older adults lose weight safely, shows study
 
A high-protein, low-calorie diet helps older adults with obesity lose more weight, maintain more muscle mass, improve bone quality and lose "bad" fat, according to results from a new randomized controlled trial led by Wake Forest University researcher Kristen Beavers.
 
   Personal, social factors play role in enabling sustainable return to work after ill healthPersonal, social factors play role in enabling sustainable return to work after ill health
 
Support from managers and colleagues, as well as a positive attitude, are most likely to enable a more long-term return to work for employees after a sickness absence, according to a new review of research led by the University of East Anglia.
 
   Unhealthy diet linked to poor mental healthUnhealthy diet linked to poor mental health
 
A study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality -- regardless of personal characteristics such as gender age, education, age, marital status and income level.
 
   Diet drinks daily could raise stroke risk says studyDiet drinks daily could raise stroke risk says study
 
New evidence shows that consuming two or more cans of diet drinks like diet coke everyday could be linked to a raised risk of dying young due to stroke or heart disease.
 
 Low-carb diets linked to atrial fibrillation
 
Low-carb diets linked to atrial fibrillationLow-carb diets are all the rage, but can cutting carbohydrates spell trouble for your heart? People getting a low proportion of their daily calories from carbohydrates such as grains, fruits and starchy vegetables are significantly more likely to develop atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder, according to a study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session.
 
 
 Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to dentist can promote heart health
 
Proper oral hygiene and regular visits to dentist can promote heart healthProper oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist can support cardiovascular health. This, in a nutshell, is what dental and heart experts agreed today at a joint workshop in Madrid.
 
 
 Early-career job loss has long term health implications
 
Early-career job loss has long term health implicationsNumerous studies have suggested that job loss and unemployment lead to poorer health. Sociologists at the University of Bamberg are now continuing this research and have set out to answer whether job loss still has health-related consequences even if it occurred decades ago and subsequent employment may have been found.
 
 
 Turning off the TV and eating energy-rich breakfast could lead to a healthy heart
 
Turning off the TV and eating energy-rich breakfast could lead to a healthy heartThe small lifestyle choices we make each day add up when it comes to heart health. In a new two-pronged study being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session, people who spent less time watching TV and regularly ate an energy-rich breakfast showed significantly less plaque and stiffness in their arteries, indicating a lower chance of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke.
 
 
 Low FODMAP diet reduces stomach issues caused by exercise
 
Low FODMAP diet reduces stomach issues caused by exerciseResearch indicates that cutting out specific foods can alleviate the gastrointestinal issues some people experience when they exercise, with over two-thirds of people involved in a new study reporting an improvement.
 
 
 Widespread confusion among consumers on food date labels lead to unnecessary discards
 
Widespread confusion among consumers on food date labels lead to unnecessary discardsA new survey examining U.S. consumer attitudes and behaviors related to food date labels found widespread confusion, leading to unnecessary discards, increased waste and food safety risks.
 
 
 Scanning children's teeth may predict future mental health issues
 
Scanning children's teeth may predict future mental health issuesA new study has found that scanning children’s teeth could help to predict their risk of developing mental health problems later in life.
 
 
 Dietary fiber helps to aggregate gut particles, study shows
 
Dietary fiber helps to aggregate gut particles, study showsFood, microbes, and medicine all clump together as they move through our gut. Sticky molecules secreted into our intestines bind the gut particles in the same way that flour holds a ball of dough together.