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Early Data Suggest Peanut Allergy in Children May Benefit...

Results from a recent small randomized clinical trial found that a combined probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy (PPOIT) may potentially be an effective option...
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Achieving ABC Targets to Lower CVD Risk in T2D

Results from a large population-based study involving patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) indicated that achieving a greater number of “ABC” targets (HbA1c, blood...
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Study shows Diet beats Proton Pump Inhibitors in Management...

Proton Pump Inhibitors vs Diet in the Management of Reflux Most clinicians know that patients who present with complaints and symptoms indicative of gastroesophageal...
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More Awful Truth about Artificially Sweetened Beverages (Diet Soda)

Artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) are non-caloric soft drinks sweetened by non-nutritive sweeteners instead of sugars. For consumers interested in losing weight, improving glycemic control,...
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Novel Measurements to Assess Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Type...

Overview The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates the total number of people living with diabetes in 2014 was 422 million, equal to approximately 8.5%...
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Results from PURE Multi-National Cohort Study Challenge Current Dietary...

Findings from the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study—which consisted of more than 135,000 individuals from 18 low-, middle- and high-income countries from five...
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New Guidelines on Managing Pediatric Hypertension

New Guidelines on Managing Pediatric Hypertension Obesity rates have risen sharply over the past several years with 78 million adults and 13 million children...
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Increasing Physical Activity May Decrease Genetic Susceptibility to Weight...

In the US, with more than 60% of adults and over a third of all children considered overweight or obese, the struggle to lose...
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It’s Not the Salt Shaker

High sodium intake is linked to high blood pressure, which is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for...
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Younger Age at Menopause Linked to Increased Risk for...

Prior research from Metagenics collaborators at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, published in JAMA and JAMA Cardiology, gave evidence of the link between early menopause...
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High protein food + a sugary drink = Unhealthy...

High protein food + a sugary drink = Unhealthy combo meal Researchers from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that consuming fizzy drinks...
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Primary Care Providers and Prediabetes: Recognizing the Risk

Findings from a recent survey of over 140 primary care providers (PCPs) suggest that few of them know when to screen patients for prediabetes....
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Study Found Novel Enzyme AN-PEP Beneficial for Individuals with...

Gluten is a dietary protein found in foods made from wheat, barley and rye. For individuals with gluten sensitivity (which is different from Celiac...
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Associations between Dietary Composition, Stress Response and Gastrointestinal Symptoms...

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are commonly associated with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain and diarrhea, among others. Moreover,...
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Tea Consumption Associated with Lower Risk of Ischemic Heart...

The largest prospective cohort study to date found that daily tea consumption was associated with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD).[1] Tea...
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Glucose Control in T2D Influenced More by Weight Loss...

Different types of weight loss surgeries have exhibited varied efficacies in controlling type 2 diabetes (T2D) in individuals with severe obesity and T2D. Data...
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Sulforaphane, Found In Cruciferous Veggies, May Support Diabetes Management

Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring compound found in cruciferous vegetables, has exhibited therapeutic potential to support the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) via attenuating...
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Healthy Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes Have Higher Risk...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterized by accumulation of triglycerides in the liver in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption, is the most common...
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