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Replacing diet beverages with water may help diabetic patients lose weight
In a study of 81 overweight and obese women with type 2 diabetes who usually consumed diet beverages and were on a weight loss program, those who substituted water for diet beverages after their lunch for 24 weeks had a greater decrease in weight (-6.40 vs. (2016-10-17)
Mediterranean diet halves risk of progressive lung disease
A Mediterranean diet halves the chances of developing progressive inflammatory lung disease (COPD), reveals a large study, published ahead of print in Thorax. (2007-05-14)
Poor diet may increase risk of Parkinson's disease
Obesity caused by a high-fat diet may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, new research in mice suggests. (2014-09-15)
Study finds diet did not affect PSA levels
A new study conducted by researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the National Cancer Institute, and other centers found that over a four-year period, a low-fat, high-fiber diet had no impact on PSA levels in men without prostate cancer. (2002-08-29)
Modified Atkins diet helps children with rare form of epilepsy
Doose syndrome or myoclonic-astatic epilepsy is a rare syndrome accounting for one to two percent of childhood epilepsies. (2017-02-23)
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
The Mediterranean diet is associated with longer life expectancy among elderly Europeans, finds a study published online by the BMJ today. (2005-04-07)
Improving access to healthy food has little effect on diet
Improving food shopping access for people living in deprived neighbourhoods has little effect on diet and health, says an editorial in this week's BMJ. (2005-03-24)
Gluten-free diet relieves 'brain fog' in patients with Celiac disease
Individuals with celiac disease often experience 'brain fog' in addition to intestinal problems, but a new study shows that adhering to a gluten-free diet can lead to improvements in cognition that correlate with the extent of intestinal healing. (2014-06-16)
Better maternal diet linked to lower risk of heart abnormalities in babies at birth
A relatively healthy diet before pregnancy is linked to a lower rate of certain heart abnormalities in babies at birth, finds research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood (Fetal & Neonatal Edition). (2015-08-24)
Blood pressure-lowering DASH diet also reduces homocysteine
The blood pressure-lowering DASH diet also reduces levels of the amino acid homocysteine, according to a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-funded study. (2000-08-21)
Greater obesity in offspring of nursing mothers consuming a high-fat diet
The future health of offspring is more negatively impacted when their mothers consume a high fat diet while nursing compared with high-fat diet consumption during pregnancy, according to animal research at Johns Hopkins University. (2010-07-13)
Early childhood diet may influence future health
Surprising new research by University of Calgary, faculty of kinesiology researcher Dr. (2009-01-14)
Burger diet boosts kids' asthma and wheeze risk
Eating three or more burgers a week may boost a child's risk of asthma and wheeze -- at least in developed nations -- reveals a large international study, published in Thorax today. (2010-06-02)
A carefully scheduled high-fat diet resets metabolism and prevents obesity
New research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows a carefully scheduled high-fat diet can lead to a reduction in body weight and a unique metabolism in which ingested fats are not stored, but rather used for energy at times when no food is available. (2012-09-12)
A high-fat diet alters crucial aspects of brain dopamine signaling
Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, finds that prolonged exposure to a high fat diet is correlated with changes in the brain chemical dopamine within the striatum, a critical component of the brain's reward system. (2010-07-13)
Yo-yo dieting appears to be healthier than lifelong obesity
A new study comparing lifelong obesity with the weight fluctuations of (2011-06-06)
Mediterranean diet gives longer life
A Mediterranean diet with large amounts of vegetables and fish gives a longer life. (2011-12-20)
High fat/low carb diet could combat schizophrenia
Research by James Cook University scientists has found a diet favored by body-builders may be effective in treating schizophrenia. (2015-12-16)
The traditional Mediterranean diet protects against diabetes
Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of developing diabetes: prospective cohort study. (2008-05-29)
The gluten-free diet in children: Do the risks outweigh the benefits?
The prevalence of celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disease, is increasing. (2016-05-13)
The 'peanut butter diet': Heart-healthy alternative to olive oil
Recent research into the effects of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs, found in olive and certain other oils) suggests that low fat may not necessarily be the best way to ensure a healthy heart. (1999-11-21)
Low-carbohydrate diet reduced inflammation
A low-carbohydrate diet, but not a low-fat diet, reduces inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to research at Linköping University in Sweden. (2014-05-08)
Breast cancer risk drops when diet includes walnuts, Marshall researchers find
The risk of breast cancer dropped significantly in mice when their regular diet included a modest amount of walnut, Marshall University researchers report in the journal Nutrition and Cancer. (2011-09-01)
Improving your diet may not help you beat stress
New research shows that some dietary interventions may not prove effective in helping tackle stress and poor health. (2006-07-06)
Mediterranean diet and exercise can reduce sleep apnea symptoms
Eating a Mediterranean diet combined with physical activity can help to improve some of the symptoms of sleep apnea, according to new research. (2011-11-02)
Mediterranean diet may help Alzheimer's patients live longer
A Mediterranean diet may help people with Alzheimer's disease live longer than patients who eat a more traditional Western diet. (2007-09-10)
Nordic diet lowers cholesterol, study finds
A healthy Nordic diet lowers cholesterol levels, and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease, a pan-Nordic study where Lund University participated has found. (2013-05-29)
AHA Comment:Effects Of Diet And Exercise In Men And Postmenopausal Women With Low Levels Of HDL Cholesterol And High Levels Of LDL Cholesterol
A new study shows that a combination of diet and physical activity can reduce LDL cholesterol levels in men and postmenopausal women at risk for coronary heart disease because of elevated levels of LDL ( (1998-07-01)
Cutting carbs is more effective than low-fat diet for insulin-resistant women
Obese women with insulin resistance lose more weight after three months on a lower-carbohydrate diet than on a traditional low-fat diet with the same number of calories, according to a new study. (2010-06-19)
New study explodes myth about vegetarian diet
In a new study appearing in the summer 2004 issue of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Neal D. (2004-07-27)
Maternal low protein diet promotes diabetic phenotypes in offspring
A new study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation suggests that a maternal diet low in protein predisposes offspring to type 2 diabetes. (2014-09-02)
UT Southwestern to study effect of low-carbohydrate diet on kidney-stone formation and bone loss
A resurgence in interest in the high-protein, low- carbohydrate diet has prompted two doctors at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas to zero in on the fad diet to see if it increases the risk of kidney stones and loss of bone. (2000-03-23)
Popular blood type diet debunked
Researchers from the University of Toronto have found that the theory behind the popular blood type diet -- which claims an individual's nutritional needs vary by blood type -- is not valid. (2014-01-15)
Hawaiian treasure, macadamia nuts good for the heart
Incorporating macadamia nuts into a heart healthy diet can reduce cardiovascular disease risks according to Penn State researchers. (2007-04-30)
Study shows both a Mediterranean diet and diets low in available carbohydrates protect against type 2 diabetes
New research shows that a Mediterranean-style diet and diets low in available carbohydrates can offer protection against type 2 diabetes. (2013-08-15)
Low-carb diets prove better at controlling type 2 diabetes
In a six-month comparison of low-carb diets, one that encourages eating carbohydrates with the lowest-possible rating on the glycemic index leads to greater improvement in blood sugar control, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers. (2009-01-05)
Secrets in small blood vessels could reveal the risks of heart disease and diabetes
Researchers at the University of Southampton together with colleagues at King's College London have embarked on a unique study that will shed new light on the risk of heart disease and diabetes in later life. (2012-09-24)
Vegetarian diets associated with lower blood pressure
Eating a vegetarian diet appears to be associated with lower blood pressure, and the diets can also be used to reduce blood pressure. (2014-02-24)
New target receptor discovered in the fight against obesity
New research highlighted today in Nature Reviews Endocrinology has discovered the essential role that the receptor FFAR2 plays in the success of fermentable carbohydrates -- found in foods such as vegetables, fruit, breads, cereals and pasta -- in suppressing appetite and preventing obesity. (2016-11-24)
Pre-pregnancy diet affects the health of future offspring
Poor maternal diet before conception can result in offspring with reduced birth weights and increased risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity. (2011-07-01)
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