Health

Avoiding inflammatory foods can lower heart disease, stroke risk

Diets high in red and processed meat, refined grains and sugary beverages, which have been associated with increased inflammation in the body, can increase subsequent risk of heart disease and stroke compared to diets filled ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Guideline updated for nutrition in chronic kidney disease

(HealthDay)—The National Kidney Foundation and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have updated the clinical practice guideline for nutrition in chronic kidney disease (CKD); the 2020 update was published as a supplement ...

Pediatrics

Children's pester power a future target for interventions

Children's pester power may contribute to improvements in their family's food environments. A new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, highlights the potential for children to influence food consumption ...

Health

Female athletes at risk for nutritional deficiencies

Two decades of research among female athletes over the age of 13 years shows that a lack of nutrition knowledge about what they need to eat to stay healthy and compete may contribute to poor performance, low energy and nutrient ...

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 ...

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