Dietetics

April 19th, 2017 Among people with coronary artery disease, fluctuation in body weight was associated with double the mortality and a double rate of cardiovascular events independent of traditional cardiovascular risk factors. The risk of developing diabetes grows...

February 22nd, 2017 A randomised phase-II trial of a fasting-mimicking diet of five days over a three-month cycle, reduced blood pressure, signs of inflammation and decreased insulin-like growth factor-1, as well as shrinking waistlines and resulting in weight loss,...

November 2nd, 2016 Governments and international bodies should ditch their obsession with calories and energy expenditure to curb soaring obesity rates, and instead focus on restoring the balance of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids in the food supply chain and diet,...

August 31st, 2016 An international team of researchers has identified eight additional types of cancer linked to excess weight and obesity: stomach, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, ovary, meningioma, thyroid cancer and multiple myeloma. Limiting weight gain over...
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