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Probiotics and Omega-3s May Help Manage NAFLD

Results of a new trial demonstrated that the combination of probiotics and omega-3 fatty acids reduced the risk for steatosis (fatty liver) in patients...
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Pregnancy Hypertension to Chronic Hypertension – Weight Matters

A recent analysis of the Nurses’ Health Study II (NHS2) cohort revealed that women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) who...
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Magnesium, Carbs & Diabetes…Is There a Link?

Recent research from three well-known cohorts, The Nurses’ Health Study (NHS), NHS2 and Health Professionals’ Follow-Up Study (HPFS), reveals that higher magnesium intake is...
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Maternal Supplementation with Multivitamin Protective against Autism in Offspring

A population-based cohort study found that maternal use of multivitamin supplements in early pregnancy was associated with lower risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...
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Certain Apolipoprotein E Genotype Linked to Alzheimer Disease Risks...

Apolipoprotein E (APOE) is a type of apolipoprotein involved in various biological processes, including lipoprotein transport, immunoregulation, and even cognition. The gene that encodes...
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Effect of Diet on Breast Cancer and Mortality in...

Most women spend more than one-third of their lives in the postmenopausal phase, and one of the major health concerns for postmenopausal women is...
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Novel Use for Oral Glutathione: Treatment of Nonalcoholic Fatty...

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterized by fat accumulation in the liver not caused by alcohol consumption, affects up to 25% of people in...
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New Hypertension Guidelines Released by ACC/AHA

Newly released clinical practice guidelines from the 2017 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions and co-published in Hypertension1 and the Journal of the American...
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Short-term Effects of Two Forms of Exogenous Ketone Drinks...

Ketogenic diets—diets that restrict carbohydrates to usually < 50 g/day to induce ketosis—are gaining popularity, for nutritional ketosis has been shown to lead to...
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Bariatric Surgery Reduces Cancer Incidence in Women

The latest findings from the landmark Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) trial demonstrate that bariatric surgery significantly reduces the incidence of female-specific cancers, with the...
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Summary of Practice Guidelines for Prevention of CVD in...

It is estimated that by 2050, 1 in 3 U.S. individuals will have type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most...
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Ketone Body Neutralizes Harmful Metabolite of Glucose Metabolism

Ketone bodies (including acetoacetate, β-hydroxybutyrate and acetone) are produced mainly by the liver from fatty acids during fasting, prolonged physical activity, starvation, or ketogenic...
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Lifestyle Interventions Reduce Odds of Undergoing C-Section

Diet and exercise interventions during pregnancy helped women minimize excess gestational weight gain and lower the odds of caesarean section (C-section). [1] Multiple clinical trials...
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Novel Therapeutic Approach for Migraines: Ketone Supplementation

A team of Swiss researchers at The 18th Congress of the International Headache Society (IHC) in September 2017 recently presented their research on a...
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Early Natural Menopause Linked to Increased Risk for T2D

Women who enter natural menopause before 45 years old have increased risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and overall mortality compared with women whose onset...
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Are Fetal and Postnatal Exposures to Heavy Metals Associated...

Recent research continues to support the idea that both a genetic and environmental component may be potentially associated with the development of autism spectrum...
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Catechins: Plant Flavanoids for Heart Health

Growing epidemiological evidence has shown that plant-based dietary patterns (e.g., Mediterranean diet, DASH diet, etc.) are associated with improvements in cardiovascular health. What is...
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DASH-ing for Improved Outcomes in PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders for reproductive aged women in the US with a prevalence of 4-12%;...
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