Health

An avocado a day keeps your gut microbes happy

Eating avocado as part of your daily diet can help improve gut health, a new study from University of Illinois shows. Avocados are a healthy food that is high in dietary fiber and monounsaturated fat. However, it was not ...

Health

Quinn on Nutrition: Diabetes update

What's new in the field of nutrition for people with diabetes? Lots, according to registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes care and education specialist, Mary Ann Hodorowicz. In a recent webinar for nutrition ...

Oncology & Cancer

Fiber consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk

Consuming a diet high in fiber was linked with a reduced incidence of breast cancer in an analysis of all relevant prospective studies. The findings are published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American ...

Health

How to understand new food labels

(HealthDay)—Understanding the updated Nutrition Facts Label can help you get the most from it, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Immunology

Understanding gut microbiota, one cell at a time

A population of microorganisms living in our intestine, known as the gut microbiota, plays a crucial role in controlling our metabolism and reducing the risk of conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

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