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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Reduces Cardiometabolic Risk and Insulin Resistance in...

Body Mass Index (BMI) was positively associated with cardiometabolic risk and insulin resistance in children, and cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) might reduce the risk, a...
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Hyperglycemia in Diabetes Linked to Poor Cognitive Function

Abnormally high blood sugar in individuals with type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is associated with impaired cognitive performance, a Dutch epidemiological study finds [1]. Hyperglycemia...
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Weight Management Program Led by Primary Care Physicians Successful...

One-year results from a new long-term clinical trial demonstrate that, compared with the usual guideline-based care, a more aggressive weight management program implemented at...
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Food Talk: Unique Food Messages Influencing Heart Health and...

This clinical review covers the influence of various diets on overall health and how diet directly impacts cardiometabolic disease. Cardiometabolic disease, including coronary heart disease (CHD),...
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Improving Metabolic Health Through Diets Depends on Genetic Background

The struggle to find the best diet for weight management and metabolic health improvement has largely failed. This failure may imply that no diet...
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Reducing Sugar Consumption Lowers Risk of Fatty Liver and...

Insulin resistance (IR) develops as a response to long term elevation of insulin levels or hyperinsulinemia (HI) after exposure to chronic increases in blood...
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Sulforaphane and Its Many Uses

Sulforaphane found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage has been associated with the up-regulation of antioxidant and detoxification enzymes...
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On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans

On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans Highlights Ketone Ester (KE) drinks elevated blood βHB to a greater extent (>50%) than Ketone Salt...
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Managing IBS with a Low FODMAP Diet: Mechanisms and...

Most people have heard of, or know somebody who suffers from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is not a single condition but rather a...
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Impaired Trafficking of Vitamin D in Dysfunctional Adipocytes: Insights...

Vitamin D is essential- it helps absorb calcium, supports nervous and muscle tissue, and the immune system. Compared to normal-weight counterparts, vitamin D deficiency...
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Does Vitamin D Improve Chronic Pain?

The importance of vitamin D in diverse organ systems and biochemical processes is ever-growing with novel research findings. From calcium absorption to extraskeletal health...
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Does Abnormal Glucose Metabolism Impair Cognitive Function?

In the United States more than 30 million people, approximately 10 percent of the population, have type-2 diabetes (T2D).1 Additionally, one in three adults...
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Clinical Care and Modifications for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, also referred to as AFib or AF, is the most common type of arrhythmia, characterized by an irregular heartbeat in the atria...
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Weight Gain in Early Adulthood Increases Risk for Chronic...

In the US, one of every three adults are considered overweight or obese, and one in six children are considered obese. Health conditions commonly...
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Whole Grains, Vegetables, and Fruits Help Lower CHD Risk

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, and is responsible for one in four deaths. Coronary heart disease (CHD) in...
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Food-Fortified Vitamin D3 More Effective than D2 at Raising...

A recent food fortification trial demonstrated that 600 IU of daily vitamin D3 had a significantly greater impact than 600 IU of daily vitamin...
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The Patient Diagnosed as ‘Metabolically Healthy Obese’ –What are...

People who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2 but do not have the metabolic complications commonly associated with obesity: metabolic...
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Does Resistance Exercise Belong in the Metabolic Syndrome Prescription?

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is estimated to affect one-third of the United States population, with a worldwide prevalence ranging from <10% to as much as...
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