Breastfeeding, sugar-sweetened beverages influence obesity risk in children exposed to gestational diabetes
A cohort of mostly Hispanic children exposed to gestational diabetes in utero who were exclusively breastfed were 44% less likely to develop obesity when compared with similar children who Read more
Why you shouldn’t make decisions on an empty stomach, according to science
Intermittent fasting is trendy, but a new study suggests that hunger clouds your ability to focus when you’re making decisions. Here’s the right time to eat to ensure your brain Read more
5 Ways to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen – Food & Nutrition Magazine – Stone Soup
While there are hundreds of ways to get your kids involved in the kitchen, I wanted to share my top five tips that have worked for our family. 5 Ways to Get Your Kids in the Kitchen – Read more
Arthritis Food Myths | Anti Inflammatory Diet | Arthritis Diet
Learn more about the myth about how tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, and peppers contain a chemical that causes arthritis pain. Article by Arthritis Foundation: Arthritis Food Myths | Anti Read more
Scientists now think that being overweight can protect your health
Studies show it helps patients with an increasingly long list of medical problems. Article from Quartz : Scientists now think that being overweight can protect your Read more
Teabags Can Release Billions of Microplastics into Your Drink, Study Finds
September 25, 2019 Just one plastic teabag can release billions of tiny plastic particles into tea, scientists have discovered. The research, which “shocked” the team, suggests Read more
Vit D Supplements Flop Again for Bone Health
But other data suggest no adverse cardiovascular effect MedPage Today : Vit D Supplements Flop Again for Bone Read more
The Effects of Caffeine on the Bladder | Livestrong.com
Caffeine is among the most commonly consumed drugs in the world. It is found in coffee, tea, chocolate and soft drinks. The consumption of caffeine has several significant effects on the Read more
Safely Drink Any Water With These Filtered Water Bottles
Water bottles with filters are great for commuting and traveling as well as hiking and camping. SPY: Safely Drink Any Water With These Filtered Water Read more
Is Melatonin Safe to Take Every Night?
As in so many things, caution is warranted Time : Is Melatonin Safe to Take Every Read more
Why Medicare Is Focused On Food Insecurity
The issue of food insecurity has emerged as a healthcare concern and is now on the radar of health insurance companies, Medicare and Medicaid administrators as a way to get seniors better Read more
Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty bests diet, lifestyle changes for weight loss
Patients who underwent endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty achieved greater weight loss than patients who made diet and lifestyle changes alone, according to study results.“Though now gaining Read more
Fish Oil Supplements May Do Your Heart Good
Millions of Americans pop a fish oil supplement each day, hoping to bolster their heart health. Now, research suggests they may be on the right track.   (HealthDay News): Fish Oil Read more
Meat Guidelines Are Exposing the Fault Lines in Nutrition Advice
The Skeptical Cardiologist has one important reminder Anthony Pearson, MD:  Meat Guidelines Are Exposing the Fault Lines in Nutrition Read more
When Efforts To Eat ‘Clean’ Become An Unhealthy Obsession
Whether it’s gluten or dairy, many people avoid certain types of foods these days. Sometimes food avoidance can take over people’s lives and veer into an eating disorder. Read more
Novel Tx for Binge-Eating Cuts Weight in Obese Adults
Dasotraline also improved binge-related obsessive thoughts, compulsions Psych Congress: Novel Tx for Binge-Eating Cuts Weight in Obese Read more
Pressuring Kids to Diet Can Backfire, Damaging Long-Term Health
Parents want the best for their children. Eat well. Get enough sleep. Exercise. But sometimes pressuring your teen to diet or lose weight may end up harming them, a new study suggests. Read more
No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Rec
But other experts deliver a point-by-point rebuttal   Annals of Internal Medicine: No Need to Reduce Meat Intake for Health Reasons, Says Controversial Read more
A Closer Look at the China Study: Dairy and Disease
I’ll admit it: Out of all the variables in the China Project, dairy is the one I’ve been most eager to analyze. Not because I’m a dairy lover myself (I haven’t touched it in… Read more
Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects
Major birth defects recorded in 3.4 percent of infants born to mothers with gastric bypass surgery Physician’s Briefing Article: Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Read more
Sleep deprivation increases Alzheimer’s protein
In a small study, losing just one night of sleep led to an increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease.” Original Article: Sleep Read more
Exercise may improve thinking in sedentary seniors with cognitive decline
  Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like walking or cycling a few Read more
Prospective memory lapses cause missed medication in adults with diabetes
Nearly one-quarter of adults with diabetes forget to take medication at least once every 2 weeks, and prospective memory slips are one of the primary causes, according to findings published Read more
Food Brings Double Dose of Pleasure to Your Brain
There may be a powerful reason why you can’t resist that plate of brownies.” Original Article: Food Brings Double Dose of Pleasure to Your Read more
Go4Life Workout Videos
  Watch 10-, 15-, 20-, and 60-minute exercise videos for older adults from Go4Life.” Original Article: Go4Life Workout Videos | Read more
U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods” Original Article: U.S. physicians urge FDA to Read more
You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Know It, CDC Warns
More than one-third of Americans have prediabetes, but 90 percent of them don’t know they have it, medical experts say.” Original Article: You May Be Prediabetic and Don’t Read more
Too much sleep linked to a greater risk of disease and death, study finds
  The recommended amount of sleep for adults is six to eight hours a night. Sleeping more than those hours is associated with an increased risk of death and cardiovascular diseases, Read more
Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated with Early Puberty in Girls
Relationship with the ubiquitous parabens, phthalates, and phenols and early puberty not seen among boys” Original Article: Exposure to Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Associated with Read more
Early Puberty Mystery Linked to Family Exposure to Household Chemicals
American girls are now going through puberty significantly earlier than in decades prior, a trend that’s been linked to physiological and psychological risks. The various factors Read more
When diabetes is diagnosed: How to use the grief cycle to provide emotional support
The diagnosis of diabetes is a significant life event, and reactions to it have frequently been likened to the grieving process, as individuals can mourn for the loss of health and Read more
Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes
  Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Mother can reduce their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes with these tips.” Original Article: Read more
Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Weight
Antibiotics before age 2 associated with very small increase in body weight at 5 years of age” Original Article: Early Antibiotic Use May Be Tied to Higher Childhood Body Read more
Antibiotics and Blood Glucose
The usual winter cold just seemed to linger and not go away. It had been 2 weeks of nasal congestion, runny nose and cough, but now I had sinus pressure and little to no energy. Read more
Nutrition programs in schools found to reduce obesity
The negative health effects associated with obesity make up a lengthy list. This is particularly important for children struggling to stay healthy, as many health risks can last through Read more
Folic Acid Benefits Go Beyond Preventing Birth Defects
Children whose mothers ate foods fortified with folic acid during pregnancy showed improved cortical development and, as young adults, reduced risk of psychosis, researchers said.” Read more
Insulin Glargine 300 Safe, Effective in Seniors With T2DM
Significantly lower annualized rates of documented symptomatic hypoglycemia than Gla-100 Source: Insulin Glargine 300 Safe, Effective in Seniors With Read more