Tag: "diets" at medical news
March/April 2005 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...atients Predisposed to Iron Overload High-protein diets
that include a lot of iron-containing foods, such as the increasingly popular Atkins diet, may not be the best choice for everybody, according to a new study out of the Medical University of South Carolina. Analyzing population-based data from U.S. N...
Raw food vegetarians have low bone mass
...in spite of their low bone mass, those on raw food diets
actually may have a good bone quality and, therefore, healthy bones. "I base that hypothesis on the fact that their bone turnover markers are normal, vitamin D is higher than normal and inflammation is low," he says. "We think it's possible these pe...
...odas, fruit juices and sports drinks." "Vegetarian diets
in which fruit comprises more than 66 percent of the total food intake also makes patients more susc...
Boston University team finds link between high cholesterol and better cognitive performance
...erol medication. Anti-cholesterol medications and diets
as well as risk factors such as smoking and alcohol consumption were controlled for statistically. Cholesterol is important for brain development in infants and plays a role in how neurons work in adults. High blood cholesterol level is still consi...
Compound may help prevent diabetes in fast-food fans
...s) diet. As expected, the animals fed the high-fat diets
developed insulin resistance, but the animals fed ...the insoluble fiber normally found in the high-fat diets
and then fed to another group of test animals over the same period, it prevented insulin resistance,...
Study of obese diabetics explains why low-carb diets produce fast results
...rns that the long term effects of low-carbohydrate diets
are not known. Whether other types of diets
would have a similar impact also remains to be investigated. Other research projects of Boden's in...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for March 15, 2005
...l, p. 469.) The writer says, "Using many different diets
with different approaches to food restriction for individual patients at different times in their efforts to lose weight may be the most effective way a clinician can use the available diets." (This article is the subject of a video news release. Pl...
New study shows how very low-carb diets take off the pounds
...ic ward study." He says that using "many different diets
with different approaches to food restriction for individual patients at different times in their efforts to lose weight may be the most effective way a clinician can use the available diets. (I) am not yet convinced that one diet has any more value...
Drugs aid weight loss among type 2 diabetes patients
...unction with lifestyle strategies" such as low fat diets
and increased exercise. Norris and colleagues say more research is needed to find out whether weight loss drugs work better when combined with diet and exercise changes. "In general populations, drugs have been combined with various lifestyle interve...
Milk, fruits and vegetables may help reduce disability risk
...hen the study began, were asked to report on their diets
over the past year using a 66-item food frequency questionnaire. Then, an average of nine years later, the researchers surveyed participants on their ability to perform 12 daily activities, such dressing and feeding themselves and walking across a ro...
New study finds kelp can reduce level of hormone related to breast cancer risk
...rian cancers. Scientists have been searching Asian diets
for clues to the lower rates of cancer, with the lion's share of attention being given to soy. "Brown kelp seaweed makes up more than 10 percent of the Japanese diet," said Christine Skibola, assistant research toxicologist at UC Berkeley's School o...
Controversial Atkins Diet may be beneficial for people with epilepsy
... for patients with epilepsy. There are a number of diets
being tried to help people with epilepsy. The keto...e degenerative effects of Alzheimer disease. These diets
have been successful to a point, but each has drawbacks in terms of implementation. As success has b...
Preschoolers not getting enough fiber
A Penn State analysis of the diets
of a nationally representative sample of U.S. pres...uted very small amounts of fiber to the children's diets
included pizza and other high-fat, grain-based mixed dishes and high-fat salty snacks such as chips....
Grapefruit juice and medication can be a dangerous mix
...ng the most popular New Year resolutions, and some diets
are built around drinking lots of grapefruit juice. Karch's paper is the latest in a column the journal devotes to "practice errors," where nurses report unusual clinical problems and Karch looks into how widespread the problem might be. Last year sh...
Added sugar displaces food groups lowering quality of preschooler diets
... Center coordinator. The researchers analyzed the diets
of 5437 preschoolers who participated in the U.S. ...examining the long-term effect of high added sugar diets
in young children might help elucidate the relationship between diet patterns and chronic disease. ...
Study finds that adherence to diet, not type of diet, more important factor for losing weight
... issue of JAMA. The study also found that popular diets
can be effective for modest weight loss and reduci...ors, but overall adherence rates were low. Popular diets
have become increasingly prevalent and controversial, according to background information in the art...
Hebrew University researcher finds 'sweet' way to help prevent heart disease
...ic patients add fresh Sweetie juice to their daily diets
as a likely beneficial preventative to future heart disease. The juice also can serve as a preventative for those who have had no symptoms of arterial occlusion or heart problems but would like to benefit from the prophylactic benefits of this fruit....
Highlights of the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association
.... The researchers studied "coronary mortality" and diets
of people in nearly 20 countries. Among other find...the result of a combination of factors. Still, the diets
in these countries that are high in pathogenic dietary factors and low in protective dietary factors...
To weigh less, eat more
...he notes, "Individuals who ate low-fat, high-fiber diets
rich in fruits and vegetables weighed less, consumed more food and had healthier eating patterns. " Julie Ello-Martin, doctoral candidate in nutrition, conducted the study in which women were counseled. In this study, 101 obese women were divided i...
Pediatricians wary about recommending complementary therapies
...ularly inquiring about herbs (20 percent), special diets
(17 percent) or dietary supplements (17 percent). Fewer than 5 percent asked about care from chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists or other mind-body therapists. "We found that pediatricians were far more likely to recommend medications ...
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