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Newswise: Bloating Common Issue Among Americans, Study Reports
Released: 24-Nov-2022 4:05 PM EST
Bloating Common Issue Among Americans, Study Reports
Cedars-Sinai

Nearly 1 in 7 Americans experience bloating on a weekly basis, and most aren’t seeking professional care for it, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
Pesquisadores investigam a nutrição de precisão para melhorar a saúde e prevenir doenças 
Mayo Clinic

A prescrição de determinados nutrientes, grãos, frutas e legumes personalizados para os genes e outras características biológicas de uma pessoa pode ajudar a melhorar sua saúde? Os pesquisadores da Mayo Clinic estão explorando os possíveis benefícios da orientação personalizada de dieta e de nutrientes para os genes, o metabolismo, o microbioma e outras características distintas de uma pessoa.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 9:05 AM EST
Investigadores estudian la nutrición de precisión para mejorar la salud y prevenir enfermedades 
Mayo Clinic

Puede ayudar a mejorar la salud de una persona la prescripción de una dieta específica de nutrientes, cereales, frutas y verduras adaptada a sus genes y otras características biológicas? Los investigadores de Mayo Clinic están explorando los posibles beneficios de adaptar los nutrientes y la orientación alimentaria a los genes, el metabolismo, el microbioma y otras características distintivas de una persona. El objetivo final del enfoque holístico es promover la salud y ayudar a prevenir las enfermedades relacionadas con la dieta, como las enfermedades cardíacas, la diabetes y algunos tipos de cáncer.

Released: 23-Nov-2022 1:05 AM EST
研究人员调查精准营养以改善健康和预防疾病 
Mayo Clinic

罗切斯特,明尼苏达州 — 如果根据一个人的基因和其他生物学特征来制定包含特定营养物质、谷物、水果和蔬菜的专门食谱,是否有助于改善他们的健康状况?妙佑医疗国际(Mayo Clinic) 的研究人员正在探索根据一个人的基因、新陈代谢、微生物群系和其他区别特征来定制营养物质和膳食指南的潜在益处。这种综合方法的最终目标是改善健康,帮助预防与饮食相关的疾病,包括心脏病、糖尿病和某些癌症。

18-Nov-2022 3:50 PM EST
Study: Antioxidant Flavonols Linked to Slower Memory Decline
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

People who eat or drink more foods with antioxidant flavonols, which are found in several fruits and vegetables as well as tea and wine, may have a slower rate of memory decline, according to a study published in the November 22, 2022, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Newswise: United Nations Partnership - the Power of Education to Spread Mediterranean Diet as Framework for Urban Sustainable Growth – 600 School Partnership
Released: 22-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EST
United Nations Partnership - the Power of Education to Spread Mediterranean Diet as Framework for Urban Sustainable Growth – 600 School Partnership
Green Bronx Machine

Green Bronx Machine, Future Food Institute, Mayor of Pollica, President of ICCAR- UNESCO, and Italian coordination of the UNESCO Emblematic Communities announce LIFESTYLE FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE to partner with 600 schools in Italy to promote human and planetary health via Mediterranean Diet.

Newswise: Tufts University Researchers Find Link Between Foods Scored Higher By New Nutrient Profiling System and Better Long-Term Health Outcomes
18-Nov-2022 8:10 AM EST
Tufts University Researchers Find Link Between Foods Scored Higher By New Nutrient Profiling System and Better Long-Term Health Outcomes
Tufts University

Tufts researchers show that a holistic food profiling system, Food Compass, identifies better overall health and lower risk for mortality. The team assessed whether adults who ate more foods with higher Food Compass scores had better long-term health outcomes and found that they did.

   
Newswise: The Medical Minute: What’s making you sleepy on Thanksgiving?
Released: 21-Nov-2022 5:45 PM EST
The Medical Minute: What’s making you sleepy on Thanksgiving?
Penn State Health

Can’t … keep … eyes … open. Too ... much ... turkey … A Penn State Health pharmacologist weighs in on tryptophan – is it a myth or the reason you’re sleeping at the dinner table?

Newswise: Believe it or ‘nut’, almonds can help you cut calories
Released: 20-Nov-2022 9:05 PM EST
Believe it or ‘nut’, almonds can help you cut calories
University of South Australia

Weight loss is never an easy nut to crack, but a handful of almonds could keep extra kilos at bay according to new research from the University of South Australia.

Released: 18-Nov-2022 1:30 PM EST
Potatoes can be part of a healthy diet
Louisiana State University

When we think of healthy vegetables, we don't think of potatoes, but we should. Potatoes have developed a reputation for causing weight gain and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and often find themselves on a list of foods to avoid, especially for individuals with insulin resistance.

Newswise: Allergies and Asthma Shouldn’t Prevent Comfort and Joy this Holiday Season
Released: 17-Nov-2022 8:00 AM EST
Allergies and Asthma Shouldn’t Prevent Comfort and Joy this Holiday Season
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Keep allergy and asthma triggers top of mind as you map out what your holidays will look like this year.

Released: 16-Nov-2022 1:05 PM EST
Co-workers can influence healthy eating choices
University of Cologne

Scientists from Cologne and Utrecht have found that employees are more likely to eat fruit and vegetables as well as engage in physical activity when their colleagues encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Released: 16-Nov-2022 12:55 PM EST
An excess of salty food seasons the body with stress, study says
University of Edinburgh

A diet containing lots of salt can contribute to increased levels of stress, a new study shows.

Newswise: Tiny molecules in breast milk may prevent infants from developing allergies
Released: 15-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
Tiny molecules in breast milk may prevent infants from developing allergies
Penn State College of Medicine

A new study by Penn State College of Medicine finds that small molecules found in most humans’ breast milk may reduce the likelihood of infants developing allergic conditions.

12-Nov-2022 1:00 PM EST
Participation Doubles After Lupus Support Group at HSS Transitions to Virtual Format During Pandemic
Hospital for Special Surgery

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) highlights the success of a lupus peer support and education group that transitioned to a virtual format during the pandemic. In addition to receiving high marks from group members, participation more than doubled after the meetings went remote.

Released: 11-Nov-2022 1:10 PM EST
Researchers transform popcorn into microbiome-boosting superfood
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska researchers working with food processing giant Conagra have developed a new complete-protein popcorn variety that benefits the human gut microbiome.

Released: 11-Nov-2022 7:05 AM EST
Is weakness the new smoking? Muscle strength tied to biological age, study shows
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Muscle weakness marked by grip strength is associated with accelerated biological age, a new study suggests. Results were found using "age acceleration clocks" based on DNA methylation, a process that provides a molecular biomarker and estimator of the pace of aging. Researchers say this suggests potential to adopt use of grip strength as a way to screen individuals for future risk of functional decline, chronic disease and early mortality.

Released: 9-Nov-2022 12:10 PM EST
What is free food worth? Study estimates the value of food pantry services
Wiley

Although it’s clear that food pantries have had an impact on alleviating food insecurity and hunger, their economic value to their beneficiaries has remained an open question.

Newswise: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers
Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Released: 9-Nov-2022 12:05 PM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers Turkey-Free Thanksgiving Tips
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and families to come together to enjoy a hearty meal, but with food prices continuing to rise, some families might want to consider alternatives to the “traditional” fall turkey feast.

Released: 8-Nov-2022 9:05 PM EST
Workplace cafeteria study finds no evidence that physical activity calorie-equivalent labelling changes food purchasing
University of Cambridge

An experiment carried out across ten workplace cafeterias found no significant change in the overall number of calories purchased when food and drink labels showed the amount of physical activity required to burn off their calories.

   
Released: 8-Nov-2022 7:50 PM EST
Digital marketing of formula milk linked to unhealthy parental feeding practices
BMJ

Digital marketing of formula milk and commercial baby foods is linked to unhealthy parental feeding practices, suggests research published in the open access journal BMJ Global Health.

   
Newswise: Study confirms that processed foods key to rising obesity
Released: 8-Nov-2022 6:05 PM EST
Study confirms that processed foods key to rising obesity
University of Sydney

A year-long study of the dietary habits of 9,341 Australians has backed growing evidence that highly processed and refined foods are the leading contributor of rising obesity rates in the Western world.

Released: 8-Nov-2022 1:30 PM EST
Tracing tomatoes’ health benefits to gut microbes
Ohio State University

Two weeks of eating a diet heavy in tomatoes increased the diversity of gut microbes and altered gut bacteria toward a more favorable profile in young pigs. After observing these results with a short-term intervention, the research team plans to progress to similar studies in people.

Newswise: Ochsner Eat Fit Brings Sophistication to Zero-Proof Cocktails
Released: 8-Nov-2022 10:25 AM EST
Ochsner Eat Fit Brings Sophistication to Zero-Proof Cocktails
Ochsner Health

A guidebook featuring 50+ elegant recipes to elevate the zero-proof mixology game

Released: 7-Nov-2022 1:05 PM EST
Ultraprocessed foods linked to premature deaths
Elsevier

Ultraprocessed foods (UPFs), ready-to-eat-or-heat industrial formulations made with ingredients extracted from foods or synthesized in laboratories, have gradually been replacing traditional foods and meals made from fresh and minimally processed ingredients in many countries.

Released: 4-Nov-2022 1:35 PM EDT
Mothers' Recall of Early Childhood Feeding Guidance From Health Care Providers Is Inconsistent
Elsevier

Health care providers (HCPs) usually conduct 14 wellness visits with children before the age of five and are often a trusted source of information for mothers.

Released: 4-Nov-2022 12:10 PM EDT
Food Supplement Use During Pregnancy Differs From Recommendations
University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)

Although a majority of pregnant women believed that they were aware of the recommendations on food supplement use, the recommendations were not always adhered to in practice, shows a study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland.

Newswise: Research Centre to Grow Space Food Expertise
Released: 3-Nov-2022 9:05 PM EDT
Research Centre to Grow Space Food Expertise
University of Adelaide

A new research centre, led by the University of Adelaide, will focus international expertise on finding ways to provide the next generation of space explorers with nutritious foods, and the on-demand supply of materials and medicines.

Newswise: The Medical Minute: Tips for Staying Healthy in the Season of Sweets
Released: 2-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EDT
The Medical Minute: Tips for Staying Healthy in the Season of Sweets
Penn State Health

With temptations at every turn, how can you stay healthy through to the new year? Here are some tips to enjoying the flavors of the season with minimal guilt.

Released: 1-Nov-2022 1:50 PM EDT
Catholic Church can reduce carbon emissions by returning to meat-free Fridays, study suggests
University of Cambridge

In 2011, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales called on congregations to return to foregoing meat on Fridays. Only around a quarter of Catholics changed their dietary habits – yet this still saved over 55,000 tonnes of carbon a year, according to a new study led by the University of Cambridge.

Released: 27-Oct-2022 3:20 PM EDT
Collaborative Food Is Medicine Initiative Launches in Mississippi Delta
Tufts University

A new grant from the National Institutes of Health to the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University will fund the collaborative development of community-based programs to increase local production and consumption of fruits and vegetables in the Mississippi Delta.

   
Released: 27-Oct-2022 10:05 AM EDT
Digital and group-based lifestyle counselling to prevent type 2 diabetes shows real-world effectiveness in Finnish health care
University of Eastern Finland

People’s diet quality improved and their abdominal obesity and insulin resistance decreased in a one-year lifestyle intervention, new findings from the Finnish StopDia study show.

Newswise: Vitamin D deficiency linked to premature death
Released: 26-Oct-2022 7:40 AM EDT
Vitamin D deficiency linked to premature death
University of South Australia

Now, new research from the University of South Australia gives strong evidence that vitamin D deficiency is associated with premature death, prompting calls for people to follow healthy vitamin D level guidelines.

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Released: 25-Oct-2022 3:00 PM EDT
New data on how intermittent fasting affects female hormones
University of Illinois Chicago

Researchers publish data on the effects of intermittent fasting on women's hormones

Released: 25-Oct-2022 2:10 PM EDT
The latest news in Opioids, Drug Abuse, and Addiction
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Drugs and drug abuse channel.

Released: 25-Oct-2022 12:50 PM EDT
Trailblazing Scientists Discuss Exposome Research, Precision Nutrition at Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference  
Mayo Clinic

The next frontier in individualized medicine is here. Mayo Clinic's 11th annual Individualizing Medicine Conference on Nov. 2–3 will focus on "Exploring the Exposome" — the cumulative measure of environmental influences and associated biological responses throughout the life span of a person, and how those exposures relate to health and disease.  

Newswise: UC San Diego Launches New Human Milk Institute
Released: 25-Oct-2022 11:30 AM EDT
UC San Diego Launches New Human Milk Institute
University of California San Diego

Building upon a long history, the UC San Diego has launched a new Human Milk Institute to accelerate research into the nature, biology and therapeutic potential of human milk to prevent or treat both infant and adult diseases. The new institute is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States.

Released: 25-Oct-2022 11:30 AM EDT
Activity 'Snacks’ Following Meals May Help Maintain Muscle Mass
University of Toronto

Interrupting prolonged sitting with periodic activity “snacks” may help maintain muscle mass and quality, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto.

18-Oct-2022 2:05 PM EDT
Vitamin D Deficiency Associated with Increased Mortality Risk
American College of Physicians (ACP)

A study of more than 300,000 adults in the United Kingdom has found support for a causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and mortality. These findings suggest a need for public health strategies to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D in the population. The study is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Released: 24-Oct-2022 9:15 AM EDT
Food as Medicine Project Centers Community Needs with Additional $500k Secured for Produce Prescription Program in Upper Manhattan and Bronx
Mount Sinai Health System

Harlem-based Corbin Hill Food Project secured an additional $500k funding for its Food as Medicine project in partnership with Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the Institute for Family Health's Bronx Health REACH Project, bringing the total funding to $1M.

Released: 21-Oct-2022 4:10 PM EDT
US Food Insufficiency Spiked by 25% After Monthly Child Tax Credits Expired
Boston University School of Public Health

In the months after the advance federal Child Tax Credit cash payments ended in December 2021, low-income families with children struggled the most to afford enough food.

Released: 21-Oct-2022 2:10 PM EDT
Disadvantaged Children Missing Out on Meals in Childcare
University of Queensland

Researchers at The University of Queensland have found children in disadvantaged communities often go hungry when they attend early education and childcare centres.

   
Released: 21-Oct-2022 8:45 AM EDT
Promoting Patient Behavioral Change Through Food Choice and Self-Monitoring
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Teaching patients to observe and document how they feel after eating certain foods can be a highly effective way to encourage positive lifestyle changes, according to Rutgers researchers.

Newswise: Challenges Identified for Nutritionists Supporting Para-Athletes with Lower-Limb Disabilities
Released: 20-Oct-2022 3:30 PM EDT
Challenges Identified for Nutritionists Supporting Para-Athletes with Lower-Limb Disabilities
Osaka Metropolitan University

Osaka Metropolitan University researchers, Professor Hisayo Yokoyama from the Research Center for Urban Health and Sports, and Specially Appointed Research Associate Miwako Deguchi and Specially Appointed Professor Nobuko Hongu from the Graduate School of Human Life and Ecology, interviewed para-athletes with lower-limb disabilities about diet and nutrition.


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