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Doubling Saturated Fat in the Diet Does Not Increase Saturated Fat in Blood

Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study. Increasing levels of carbohydrates in the study diet promoted a steady increase in the blood of a fatty acid linked to higher risk for diabetes and heart disease.

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Holiday Overeating Can Be Big Problem for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Overindulging at a holiday party or two this season isn’t going make a big difference in someone’s health. But it could be a much different story for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Talking Turkey With A Loyola Dietitian

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Food coma” is a term that comes to mind for many when it comes to celebrating Thanksgiving. But with mindful practices, the harvest holiday doesn’t have to be the husky holiday.

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Team of Scientists Forecast Direction of Nutrition Research by End of the Decade

Team of researchers forecast the “hottest” areas of nutrition research by 2020 which include: global food security; microbiome/microflora; gene expression; energy metabolism; cancer; inflammation; aging; bioengineering; nutrition education, and interdisciplinary and cross-discipline collaborations.

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Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition Leads to Better Outcomes

Personalized dietary advice based on a person’s genetic makeup improves eating habits compared to current “one-size-fits-all” dietary recommendations, says a University of Toronto researcher.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Supports National Diabetes Education Program's Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics supports a new set of 10 clinically useful principles highlighting areas of agreement in diabetes management and prevention that will help health care teams improve treatment for people with diabetes.

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New School Meal Requirements: More Harm Than Good?

New federal regulations requiring school meals to contain more whole grains, less saturated fat and more fruits and vegetables, while perhaps improving some aspects of the food being served at schools across the United States, may also be perpetuating eating habits linked to obesity, diabetes and other diet-related diseases, an analysis by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers has found.

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Ten Easy Tips to Keep Kids Healthy During the Holidays

Montefiore Dietitians Share Tips on How to Keep Kids Active and Healthy This Winter

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FSU Exercise, Nutrition Experts Give Tips on How to Stay Slim This Holiday Season

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With the holidays nearly upon us, you might be looking for ways to stick to your diet or stop yourself from putting on a few pounds during this busy time of year. Or, you might want to just keep your stress levels in check while planning for and entertaining visiting family members. Florida State University’s Department of Food, Nutrition and Exercise Science faculty members have some easy advice for those hoping to stay slim and stress free during the holiday season.

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Calorie-Restricting Diets Slow Aging, Study Finds

Neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have shown that calorie-reduced diets stop the normal rise and fall in activity levels of close to 900 different genes linked to aging and memory formation in the brain.

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