Meal Replacements and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Weight Management

Meal Replacements and Medical Nutrition Therapy for Weight Management Factors contributing to body weight regulation are complex and involve both environmental and physiological influences....
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Bariatric Surgery Decreases Risk of Microvascular Complications...

Key points:  A recent study showed a long-term, reduced risk of microvascular complications following...
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Calcium & Bariatric Surgery

Nutrient deficiencies are not uncommon after bariatric surgery. For example, in duodenal switch or...
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Latest Data Indicate Bariatric Surgery Leads to...

Author: Kirti Salunkhe, MD The U.S. National Institutes of Health recommends bariatric surgery for obese people with...
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The Power of Nutrition: Food Matters

In this podcast Cory Rice, DO and Nilima Desai, RD discuss the need for improved diet and nutrition as a preventative measure to reverse...
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The Cardiometabolic Consequences of Obesity and Nutritional Strategies for...

In this presentation, Frank Hu, MD, PhD, will review various studies highlighting implications of obesity on conditions associated with –and contributing to—CVD. He will...
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Introduction to Nutritional Ketosis and Clinical Applications: Is Fat...

In Part 2 of this two part series, Jeffrey Volek, PhD, RD, reviews the critical significance of obesity and the need for nutritionally based...
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Can Childhood Obesity be Reduced by Lowering Intake of...

Can Childhood Obesity be reduced by lowering intake of  Sugar Sweetened Beverages during Pregnancy? Overview The health and lifestyle choices a mother makes during...
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Talking Health– Not Weight– is Key to Improving Weight...

Overview:  A recent article  published in a recent edition of Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice and Policy proposes a shift from discussing...
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Metagenics Response to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans:...

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 were released in January 2016 and have made significant updates for the consumer based on good science. However,...
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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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Increased BMI during Puberty and Adolescence Associated with Risk...

Increased BMI during Puberty and Adolescence Associated with Risk of Adult Stroke According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stroke is the second leading...
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Risk for Congenital Malformation Increases with High Maternal BMI

Obesity rates have reached epidemic proportions globally and have been shown to adversely influence many clinical markers of health However, the data are sparse...
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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 continents—showed...
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Nearly 50% of Americans now Diagnosed with Diabetes or...

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released their latest National Diabetes Statistics Report— and the news is not optimistic. The report indicates that...
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Latest Data Indicate Bariatric Surgery Leads to Sustained Weight...

Author: Kirti Salunkhe, MD The U.S. National Institutes of Health recommends bariatric surgery for obese people with a body mass index (BMI) of at least 40, and for people...
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Carbohydrate Intolerance: The Silent Partner in Chronic Disease Development

Dr Shilpa P Saxena to discusses challenges in patient management related to control and balance of blood glucose, and the role of carbohydrate intolerance...
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“Skinny Fat” Individuals Have Similar Risk to Obese for...

Obesity is well known as a predisposing factor for chronic disease processes including metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes (T2D), cardiovascular disease (CVD) and non-alcoholic...
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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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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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