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Newswise: Proper diet reduces the risk of severe COVID-19
Released: 3-Dec-2021 9:00 AM EST
Proper diet reduces the risk of severe COVID-19
Russian Foundation for Basic Research

A full and varied diet is an important factor in the treatment of COVID-19. However, quarantine restrictions can make it difficult to purchase products, and it becomes more difficult to follow the recommendations. RUDN University doctors interviewed colleagues from 17 medical institutions in Vietnam and Indonesia to compare this effect in countries with different numbers of coronavirus cases.

Released: 2-Dec-2021 2:45 PM EST
Beyond Delta and Omicron: Plant-Based Nutrition for Whole-Body Health in the Age of COVID: Live Expert Panel for December 7th, 2PM EST
Newswise

Beyond Delta and Omicron: Plant-Based Nutrition for Whole-Body Health in the Age of COVID

Released: 2-Dec-2021 11:30 AM EST
Giving ugly food a chance
Ohio State University

Explaining the value of misshapen vegetables – that they are as healthful as their picture-perfect counterparts and buying them helps reduce food waste – could help improve sales of “ugly” produce, new research suggests.

Released: 1-Dec-2021 1:50 PM EST
Research reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable, effective
University of Illinois Chicago

Two studies based in Seattle provide evidence that public policies to reduce consumption of added sugars through taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages are effective and sustainable.

Newswise: What Will It Take to Nourish Everyone on the Planet?
Released: 1-Dec-2021 11:20 AM EST
What Will It Take to Nourish Everyone on the Planet?
Tufts University

Tufts' Patrick Webb talks about the major food security and nutrition challenges around the world, how his new lab plans to address those needs, and how even small choices by individuals can make a difference.

Released: 30-Nov-2021 12:40 PM EST
Reduced meat diet has many advantages
University of Bonn

950 kilograms of food and drink are consumed by every citizen in the EU annually - a sizeable quantity, the weight of a small car.

Newswise: Havacado or Two. Study Finds Eating Lots of the Fruit Hass Public Health Import
Released: 29-Nov-2021 2:30 PM EST
Havacado or Two. Study Finds Eating Lots of the Fruit Hass Public Health Import
University of California San Diego Health

Novel randomized controlled trial found that families with high consumption of avocados experienced reduced caloric intake and an overall healthier diet, without actually changing their diet.

Released: 29-Nov-2021 2:05 PM EST
The Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Online Only in 2022
Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Beginning in January 2022, the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior will become an online journal.

Released: 24-Nov-2021 5:35 PM EST
妙佑医疗国际的书籍作者就如何通过预防疾病让自己活得更年轻更长寿提供见解
Mayo Clinic

虽然人们都知道,健康会影响寿命和生活质量,但许多人连一些能让他们更年轻、更长寿的小事都做不到。

Released: 24-Nov-2021 5:35 PM EST
مؤلف كتابٍ لمايو كلينك يعطي معلومات متعمقة حول الاستمتاع بالشباب لوقت أطول عبر الوقاية من المرض
Mayo Clinic

مدينة روتشستر، ولاية مينيسوتا- بالرغم من أن الناس يعرفون أن صحتهم تؤثر على طول عمرهم وجودة حياتهم، فإن الكثيرين يكافحون حتى للقيام بأشياء صغيرة ستساعدهم على العيش لفترة أطول.

Released: 24-Nov-2021 5:05 PM EST
Autor de livro da Mayo Clinic fala mais sobre como permanecer mais jovem por mais tempo prevenindo doenças
Mayo Clinic

Embora as pessoas saibam que a saúde afeta a longevidade e a qualidade de vida, muitas têm dificuldades para fazer pequenas coisas que as ajudarão a permanecer mais jovens por mais tempo.

Released: 24-Nov-2021 4:30 PM EST
Autor de libro de Mayo Clinic aporta su perspectiva para conservar la juventud por más tiempo al evitar enfermedades
Mayo Clinic

Aunque la gente sabe que la salud afecta la longevidad y la calidad de vida, para muchos es difícil hacer incluso aquellas pequeñas cosas que ayudan a conservar la juventud por más tiempo.

Released: 24-Nov-2021 3:20 PM EST
How eating less in early life could help with reproduction later on
University of East Anglia

Switching from a restricted diet to eating as much as you like could be beneficial for reproduction in later life, according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Released: 23-Nov-2021 4:55 PM EST
Latte lovers rejoice! Study reveals drinking coffee could lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Edith Cowan University

Good news for those of us who can’t face the day without their morning flat white: a long-term study has revealed drinking higher amounts of coffee may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

Newswise: Harnessing the Power of CRISPR to Reduce Poverty and Malnutrition
Released: 23-Nov-2021 8:15 AM EST
Harnessing the Power of CRISPR to Reduce Poverty and Malnutrition
Innovative Genomics Institute

A new partnership between the IGI and CGIAR will ensure that the latest genomic innovations in agriculture will reach those who can most benefit around the world.

Newswise: Is the relationship between diet, intestinal bacteria and cells key to preventing systemic inflammation?
Released: 22-Nov-2021 6:30 PM EST
Is the relationship between diet, intestinal bacteria and cells key to preventing systemic inflammation?
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Mice fed a diet high in fat, cholesterol and calories, akin to the Western diet, had higher measures of blood lipids associated with elevated levels of inflammation, a new UCLA study finds.

Released: 22-Nov-2021 3:35 PM EST
残羹剩饭在冰箱安全保存时间是多长?
Mayo Clinic

不管是午餐还是为家人朋友准备的餐点的残羹剩饭,保证食物安全非常重要。食物中毒—也叫食源性疾病—是由受污染食物中的有害病菌(如细菌)引起的。因为细菌通常不会改变食物的色香味,所以您无法判断食用该食物是否会有危害。因此,如有疑问,请扔掉它。

Released: 22-Nov-2021 3:35 PM EST
إلى متى يمكن الاحتفاظ ببقايا الطعام آمنةً في البرّاد؟
Mayo Clinic

إن الحفاظ على سلامة الطعام أمر هام، بدءًا من بقايا الطعام في غدائك وصولاً إلى التخطيط لوجبة للعائلة والأصدقاء، حيث يحدث التسمم الغذائي - ويسمى أيضًا المرض المنقول عن طريق الغذاء - بسبب الجراثيم الضارة، مثل: البكتيريا، في الطعام المُلوَّث.

Released: 22-Nov-2021 3:30 PM EST
Por quanto tempo você pode manter sobras de comida na geladeira de forma segura?
Mayo Clinic

Desde sobras do almoço até o preparo de uma refeição para família e amigos, é importante manter os alimentos de forma segura. A intoxicação alimentar, também conhecida como doença de origem alimentar, é causada por germes nocivos, como bactérias, em alimentos contaminados.

Released: 22-Nov-2021 3:25 PM EST
¿Cuánto tiempo pueden permanecer en el refrigerador las sobras de comida?
Mayo Clinic

Es importante mantener la comida a salvo, sean las sobras del almuerzo o los preparativos para una comida con familiares y amigos. La intoxicación alimentaria, también conocida como enfermedad por los alimentos, es producto de la contaminación de los alimentos por microbios, como bacterias.

Newswise:Video Embedded chew-on-these-holiday-safety-tips-before-chowing-down
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Released: 22-Nov-2021 10:45 AM EST
Chew on These Holiday Safety Tips Before Chowing Down
Cedars-Sinai

This holiday season, millions of people will be celebrating with family and friends, perhaps for the first time in two years. While good cheer may fill the air, danger could be lurking just beyond the door to the kitchen or dining room.

Newswise: Managing Holiday Stress with Cancer: Top 10 Tips for Patients and Families
Released: 22-Nov-2021 10:35 AM EST
Managing Holiday Stress with Cancer: Top 10 Tips for Patients and Families
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The hustle and bustle of the #holiday season often brings stress. Rutgers Cancer Institute social workers Gabrielle Alvarez and Samantha Campanella share some practical tips to minimize stress when coping with cancer during this holiday season.

Newswise:  Talkin’ turkey with a UB nutrition expert
Released: 22-Nov-2021 9:00 AM EST
Talkin’ turkey with a UB nutrition expert
University at Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Danielle Meyer is a nutrition expert who studies everything from fad diets to food science. Given this expertise, you might expect Meyer to cringe at the very thought of a holiday like Thanksgiving, known more for the gorging than the gourds.You’d be wrong.“It’s actually one of the holidays I look forward to most,” says Meyer.

Released: 19-Nov-2021 5:45 PM EST
May be worth adopting plant based diet to ease chronic migraine severity, say doctors
BMJ

It may be worth adopting a plant based diet, rich in dark green leafy vegetables, to ease the symptoms of chronic migraine, suggest doctors in the online journal BMJ Case Reports.

Newswise: The science behind cooking a delicious Thanksgiving meal
Released: 19-Nov-2021 10:15 AM EST
The science behind cooking a delicious Thanksgiving meal
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lizzy Davis with the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences shares the science of how to make your Thanksgiving worth gobbling up. “Many people think that they don’t have the skills to be a good cook, but cooking is science,” Davis said.

Newswise: Jersey Shore University Medical Center Ranked in the Top Ten Percent Nationally in Newborn Feeding Practices
Released: 18-Nov-2021 5:30 PM EST
Jersey Shore University Medical Center Ranked in the Top Ten Percent Nationally in Newborn Feeding Practices
Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center ranked in the top ten percent of hospitals across the nation in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2020 mPINC Survey.

Newswise: A puppy’s diet seems to be a sig­ni­fic­ant factor in the de­vel­op­ment of al­lergy and atopy re­lated skin symp­toms in adult dogs
Released: 18-Nov-2021 4:20 PM EST
A puppy’s diet seems to be a sig­ni­fic­ant factor in the de­vel­op­ment of al­lergy and atopy re­lated skin symp­toms in adult dogs
University of Helsinki

Researchers at the University of Helsinki studied the relationship between allergy and atopy related skin symptoms at adult age and different types of diets as well as individual dietary food items in the same 4022 dogs when they were puppies.

Newswise: Thanksgiving feasts may feel more frightening, less festive for people with eating disorders, WVU expert says
Released: 18-Nov-2021 12:55 PM EST
Thanksgiving feasts may feel more frightening, less festive for people with eating disorders, WVU expert says
West Virginia University

Elizabeth Claydon, an assistant professor of social and behavioral sciences at West Virginia University, cautions the feasting associated with Thanksgiving can exacerbate the unhealthy thoughts, feelings and behaviors that characterize eating disorders.

Released: 18-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EST
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Celebrate a World of Flavors During National Nutriiton Month® 2022
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year's theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusivity, plus showcases the expertise of registered dietitian.

Released: 17-Nov-2021 12:05 PM EST
Food scientists create zinc index for human body
Cornell University

Zinc deficiency is prevalent around the world, and among children, these mineral shortfalls can lead to stunting, embryonic malformations and neurobehavioral abnormalities. Over several decades, science has improved understanding of zinc metabolism, but an accurate, comprehensive assessment tool for its physiological status within a human body has remained elusive. Until now.

Newswise: Prior weight loss, history of bone stress injury, and eating behaviors associated with dietary supplement use in preadolescent endurance runners
Released: 17-Nov-2021 11:30 AM EST
Prior weight loss, history of bone stress injury, and eating behaviors associated with dietary supplement use in preadolescent endurance runners
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The first investigation into the prevalence of dietary supplement and sport food use in male and female middle school-aged runners has found that almost half the study participants used these products on two or more days a week during the prior year.

Released: 16-Nov-2021 6:25 PM EST
How plant-based burgers stack up against meat burgers in protein quality
University of Illinois College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)

Plant-based burgers often promise protein comparable to their animal-based counterparts, but the way protein is expressed on current nutrition labels – a single generic value expressed in grams – can be misleading.

Newswise: Diet, Gut Microbes and Immunity
Released: 16-Nov-2021 5:35 PM EST
Diet, Gut Microbes and Immunity
Harvard Medical School

Research in mice demonstrates how diet alters a gut microbe molecule that, in turn, prompts immune cells to downregulate inflammation.

9-Nov-2021 2:05 PM EST
Coffee and tea drinking may be associated with reduced rates of stroke and dementia
PLOS

Intake of 4-6 total cups daily was associated with lowest risks.

Released: 15-Nov-2021 11:05 AM EST
Collaborative North American Research Institute Features Cross-Canada Food Safety and Science Series
Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Fall and winter 2021 IAFNS webinar series highlights topical research from Canadian universities on novel processing and drying, pulsed light, encapsulation and other processes.

Released: 15-Nov-2021 10:40 AM EST
Taxing Sugary Drinks Curbs Consumption, But Only When Costs ‘Pop’
Association for Psychological Science

Consumer taxes on sugary beverages are meant to curb consumption, but they are effective only when increased costs are salient at the point of purchase, according to new research published in Psychological Science.

Released: 12-Nov-2021 12:20 PM EST
2022 Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Call for Abstracts
Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Abstract submissions for the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior 2022 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA from July 29 – August 1 are now open. Submissions are accepted online at sneb.org/2022.

Newswise: WVU Extension expert offers tips to help dash away those extra holiday calories
Released: 11-Nov-2021 2:50 PM EST
WVU Extension expert offers tips to help dash away those extra holiday calories
West Virginia University

With many people preparing to gather around holiday tables starting later this month, Dana Wright, a West Virginia University Extension agent, has advice for making healthier choices.

9-Nov-2021 9:40 AM EST
Supportive Strategies Help “Picky Eaters” Deal with Food Aversions
Duke Health

In a large national survey, adults who struggled with picky eating habits as children overwhelmingly said they benefitted more from positive and encouraging strategies their parents used than forceful or coercive approaches.

8-Nov-2021 2:00 PM EST
An Anti-Inflammatory Diet May Be Your Best Bet for Cognitive Health
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

As people age, inflammation within their immune system increases, damaging cells. A new study shows that people who consumed an anti-inflammatory diet that includes more fruits, vegetables, beans, and tea or coffee, had a lower risk of developing dementia later in life. The research is published in the November 10, 2021, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released: 10-Nov-2021 3:05 PM EST
Fitbits and Other Devices Measure Energy Expended Well, But Less Reliable for Tracking Energy Storage and Intake in Research
Institute for the Advancement of Food and Nutrition Sciences

IAFNS-supported study finds that commercial devices do well in estimating energy outlays compared to gold-standard measures but less well on storage and intake.

Released: 9-Nov-2021 2:40 PM EST
FSU College of Health and Human Sciences team receives grant to study diet for healthy aging
Florida State University

A new Florida State University project is looking at how starches found in beans and other legumes might improve gut health and foster healthier aging. The research, spearheaded by Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Ravinder Nagpal, is funded by a $242,000 grant from the USDA.

Released: 8-Nov-2021 2:35 PM EST
Study: Two or More Servings of Fish Per Week May Protect Healthy Brains
American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

A new study suggests that healthy older people who eat two or more servings of fish a week, including salmon, tuna and sardines, may have a lower risk later in life of developing vascular brain disease, a group of conditions that affect blood flow and blood vessels in the brain. The research is published in the November 3, 2021, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study found that eating a diet rich in fish had the greatest protective effect on people younger than 75 years old.

Newswise: Save the planet (and your health) by steering clear of sweets and pastries
Released: 5-Nov-2021 8:50 AM EDT
Save the planet (and your health) by steering clear of sweets and pastries
University of South Australia

Need another reason to cut back on sugary foods and drinks, apart from an expanding waistline? They're not helping the environment, contributing to a higher cropland, water scarcity and ecological footprint, according to a new review led by the University of South Australia.

29-Oct-2021 3:35 PM EDT
Blood metabolites associated with coffee consumption may affect kidney disease risk
American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Researchers have identified several metabolites in the blood whose levels are altered by coffee consumption. • Levels of 3 of these coffee-related metabolites were significantly associated with individuals’ risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

Released: 3-Nov-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Why sugary drink taxes aren’t effective – and how to change that
Ohio State University

Several U.S. cities have instituted taxes on drinks with added sugar in order to reduce consumption, but new research suggests these policies currently have one fatal flaw. The study found that sugary drink taxes only reduce purchasing if price tags mention that consumers pay that tax when they buy the drink.

Newswise: Enhanced therapeutic foods improve cognition in malnourished children
Released: 3-Nov-2021 8:40 AM EDT
Enhanced therapeutic foods improve cognition in malnourished children
Washington University in St. Louis

A nutritional supplement popular in the U.S. and added to some types of yogurt, milk and infant formula can significantly improve cognition in severely malnourished children, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Newswise: “Model Kitchen” for Thai Monks to Stay Away from Illness
Released: 3-Nov-2021 8:30 AM EDT
“Model Kitchen” for Thai Monks to Stay Away from Illness
Chulalongkorn University

The Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with Maha Chulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University propose the way to create a “model kitchen” and a variety of media to educate the public about nutrition and food safety of the offerings to monks and advise the public to make merit by building a hygienic kitchen for monks for their good health.


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