Health

Experts debate saturated fat consumption guidelines for Americans

Should public health guidelines recommend reducing saturated fat consumption as much as possible? Nutrition experts are tackling that controversial question head-on in a new series of papers outlining key points of agreement—and ...

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

Nutrition can reduce respiratory tract infections in children

As yet, there is no effective remedy for young children (aged one to four) with recurrent respiratory tract infections. The children cough, have a fever or blocked nose, or catch colds more often than average. This often ...

Health

National dietary guideline adherence lowers cardiovascular risk

(HealthDay)—Higher adherence to the 2015 to 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (measured by the Healthy Eating Index-2015 [HEI-2015]) is associated with lower risks for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality, ...

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