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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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Lifestyle Changes Can Make a Difference: Reducing Risk of...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is an arrhythmia that may lead to clots, stroke and heart failure (HF). As many as 2.7 million Americans are living...
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Biosynthesis of Proresolving Lipid Mediators by Vascular Cells and...

Cells of the immune system have been shown to produce specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs), a group of lipid molecules that coordinate the active resolution...
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Increased Vegetable Intake Helps Prevent Fractures in Older Women

Increased vegetable intake, specifically cruciferous and allium vegetables were associated with a lower rate of hospitalization for fractures in women over 70.[1] Fractures in older...
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Are Your Emotions Influenced by Your Microbiome?

A recent review from the World Journal of Gastroenterology by Arturo Panduro, et al., examined the relationship between genes, gut microbiota, emotions and eating...
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Clinical Effects of CoQ10 Supplementation in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects one of every 10 women of childbearing age. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and other problems with metabolism...
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Chondroitin Sulfate Equally Effective as NSAIDs in Management of...

Previous clinical studies investigating the efficacy of chondroitin in the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) yielded inconclusive findings due to idiosyncratic study design or...
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Fish Oil Good for Heart Health in Males—At All...

Fish Oil Good for Heart Health in Males—At All Ages! It has been well documented that high intake of EPA/DHA rich foods and supplements...
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