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High protein diets, from both animal and plant sources, improve blood sugar control in diabetic patients

New research presented at this year’s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) shows that high protein diets improve blood sugar control in patients…

High dietary sodium and potassium may worsen chronic kidney disease

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. Study co-authors include Katherine Mills, PhD, Lawrence Appel, MD, MPH, Wei Yang, PhD, Jing Chen, MD, MS, Belinda Lee, MD, Sylvia…

When does an image become a health claim?

Images on food and dietary supplement packaging might lead people – appropriately or inappropriately – to infer the health benefits of those products. A study, led by…

How an evening coffee can disrupt our body clock

How an evening coffee can disrupt our body clock

It is well known that drinking coffee at night can keep people awake, but scientists from the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in the UK and the University…

Study finds association between energy drinks and traumatic brain injury in teens

Teens who reported a traumatic brain injury in the past year were seven times more likely to have consumed at least five energy drinks in the past week than…

High consumption of sugar sweetened beverages linked to overall poor diet

New research presented at this year’s annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Stockholm shows that high consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, which has…

Adhering to a healthy diet could reduce risk of depression

Adhering to a healthy diet could reduce risk of depression

A new study suggests that those who follow healthy dietary patterns that prominently feature fruit, vegetables, nuts and legumes may be at a reduced risk of depression. Common nutrients…

Analysis of 21 studies shows exposure to pesticides is associated with increased risk of developing diabetes

A meta-analysis of 21 studies presented at this year’s annual meeting the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) shows that exposure to pesticides is associated with increased…

Nanocapsule able to protect nutrients in beverages and food supplements

Researchers at the National University of Mexico (UNAM) developed a nanostructured system capable of protecting the active compounds of juices and nutritional supplements from high temperatures during the pasteurization…

Specific fatty acids may worsen Crohn’s disease

Some research has suggested that omega-3 fatty acids, abundant in fish oils, can relieve inflammation in Crohn’s disease. But a new study using software developed by Duke scientists hints…