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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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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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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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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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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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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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Patients Diagnosed with T2D? Don’t Forget to Monitor Vitamin...

Vitamin D has long been known to be critical for calcium metabolism and research has shown that deficiency of this fat soluble vitamin has...
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Awareness and Implementation of Improved Lifestyle Behaviors and Nutrition...

A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine  reviewed data collected from 1998-2012 from adults in the Swedish National Diabetes Register...
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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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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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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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