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Novel Probiotic for Weight Management in Adults

A randomized controlled trial demonstrated that the specific probiotic strain, Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis 420 (B420), had a positive effect in supporting weight management...
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Metabolic Profile in Postmenopausal Women Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cognitive impairment are clinical issues characterized by lengthy and often progressive phases of development.  A recent study evaluated potential...
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Five-year Clinical Trial Demonstrated Superiority of Bariatric Surgery to...

Management of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is particularly challenging in patients also affected by obesity. The 5-year follow-up results of a randomized clinical trial...
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Pre-Clinical Study Shows Depressive Symptoms Associated with Microbiota Alteration...

The microbiota in the gut is a highly active community of microorganisms whose health can influence host physiology. A new pre-clinical study reported that...
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Findings of the Rotterdam Study Support a Potential Causal...

Many epidemiological studies have demonstrated that lower serum magnesium levels were associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, association studies...
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Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplementation May Reduce Coronary Heart...

The American Heart Association recently released a scientific position statement in Circulation regarding the reasonable benefits of supplementation with marine based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty...
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Breakfast Skipping and Late-Night Eating Linked to Greater Cardiometabolic...

According to a newly published American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Statement, meal patterns such as breakfast skipping and late-night eating increase cardiometabolic risks.1 Because...
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Telephone-Based Behavioral Intervention Effective in Slowing Weight Regain After...

A behavior intervention which focused on weight maintenance after the initial weight loss—AND delivered to patients via telephone—was able to slow down the weight...
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Does the Type of Sugar in Your Beverage Matter?

Epidemiological research has consistently shown that drinking sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) links to increased energy consumption, and people do not compensate for the extra calories...
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Prediabetes Associated with Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and...

A large-scale analysis based on data of 1.6 million individuals found that prediabetes was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and...
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Elevated HbA1c During Early Pregnancy Linked to Adverse Obstetric...

In women without pre-existing type 2 diabetes (T2D), elevated HbA1c in the first trimester predicted a 3-fold increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes such...
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The Long Wait for Diagnosis and Treatment: Trials and...

It currently takes up to three practitioners and over two years to receive a PCOS diagnosis before a woman can begin treatment. A recent...
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Dietary Magnesium Intake Associated With Reduced Risk of Multiple...

A pooled analysis based on 40 high-quality prospective cohort studies from 9 different countries totaling more than 1 million participants showed that higher dietary...
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Evidence Shows Healthy Dietary Practices Help Support Richer, More...

The health of trillions of microorganisms living in our gut is deeply connected to our health than most of us have imagined. Now, a...
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ICU Patients Lose Helpful Gut Bacteria within Days of...

Key points:  Significant loss of microbiome diversity in ICU patients shortly after admission may contribute to prolongation of illness A recent study conducted by...
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Effects of Gastric Bypass on Adipose Tissue and Type...

Author: Cassie Story, RDN Once seen as simply a means to reduce caloric intake, gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery continues to prove beneficial, when compared to...
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All Fats Aren’t Equal

MedPage Today, one of the most widely read and regarded accredited, online CME/ CE provider and medical news service recently asked specialists in endocrinology...
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AANP 2016 Roundtable: Practical Applications for Improved Patient Outcomes

Clinical Round Table: Practical Applications for Improved Patient Outcomes – Gut Liver Inflammatory Axis in Chronic Disease Management In this podcast panelist discuss inflamaging, the practical use...
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