Supermarket produce contains transferable antibiotic-resistant genes
Common supermarket produce is a reservoir for transferable antibiotic resistance genes that may be missed by traditional detection methods, researchers found. “Despite its benefit to Read more
These Plant Chemicals Could Help Your Heart’s Health
Drinking a cup of tea or eating a handful of berries a day may help protect against heart disease, a new study suggests. Source: These Plant Chemicals Could Help Your Heart’s Read more
Changes to nutrition and policies could cut costs for those with diabetes
Diabetes is a widespread disease affecting tens of millions of children and adults in the United States. However, the cost of treating the disease continue Source: Changes to nutrition and Read more
We Just ‘Fell Back’ An Hour. Here Are Tips To Stay Healthy During Dark Days Ahead
Every cell in our bodies has a well-tuned timing mechanism. So, when we “fall back” or “spring forward,” it takes us time to adjust. We have tips that can help. Read more
High polyphenol, low probiotic diet for weight loss because of intestinal microbiota interaction
Chem Biol Interact. 2011 Jan 15;189(1-2):1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2010.10.002. Epub 2010 Oct 15. Review Source: High polyphenol, low probiotic diet for weight loss because of intestinal Read more
ELISA IgG Testing for Food Intolerances
Today many health professionals are utilizing IgG testing in order to diagnose food intolerances and sensitivities. But does IgG testing work? A large study proves otherwise. Here is an Read more
Testing for Food Reactions: Use IgE Testing, But MRT Testing is Not Validated / IgG testing is Found Useful
Nutr Clin Pract. 2010 Apr;25(2):192-8. doi: 10.1177/0884533610362696. Review Here’s an abstract of the referenced article from PubMed: Testing for food reactions: the good, the bad, Read more
How To Make Probiotic Milk – Make Kefir and Yogurt at Home
Making probiotic milk at home is very easy if you can get the proper milk. The proper milk is the one that can actually nourish bacteria, so a culture can properly develop. Yogurt, Read more
Consumption of fermented milk product with probiotic modulates brain activity
Gastroenterology. 2013 Jun;144(7):1394-401, 1401.e1-4. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.02.043. Epub 2013 Mar 6. Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t PubMed offers Read more
Nutrition Sciences > Abbott Nutrition Health Institute
Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is your source for science-based nutrition information. Our Commitment: Abbott Nutrition Health Institute is committed to being a knowledge center and a Read more
Be Knowledgeable about Breastfeeding CE
About The Module: After participating in this lecture, you will be able to: – Understand the importance of breastfeeding – Understand the obstacles of breastfeeding. – Read more
Study links gut bacteria imbalance to heart disease risks
A new study has found that gut dysbiosis can increase two major cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors – atherosclerosis and hypertension. Gut dysbiosis is an alteration in the Read more
Inside Crohn’s and UC Inflammation |
Take an animated tour to see the effects of inflammation, and download a discussion guide to bring to your next doctor appointment. Source: Inside Crohn’s and UC Inflammation | Read more
Crohn’s Disease Flare-Ups Causes & Managing Your Symptoms
Crohn’s typically varies between active periods and remission. Learn more about common flare triggers and tips for an effective management plan. Source: Crohn’s Disease Flare-Ups Read more
In Diabetes, Where there is Kidney Disease, 1/3 also have Retinaopathy
Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say Source: Diabetes Threatens Kidneys, Vision of Millions of Read more
EASD: AstraZeneca’s Farxiga cuts blood sugar, weight and insulin use in Type 1 diabetes study | FiercePharma
AstraZeneca’s Farxiga is already battling it out with its SGLT2 rivals in Type 2 diabetes. But it may have a future in another field, too, if data from a new Type 1 study can expand its Read more
THE MATADOR STUDY:Minimising Adaptive Thermogenesis And Deactivating Obesity Rebound
The MATADOR (Minimising Adaptive Thermogenesis And Deactivating Obesity Rebound) study Source: International Journal of Obesity – Abstract of article: Intermittent energy restriction Read more
Fat Shaming in the Doctor’s Office Can Be Mentally and Physically Harmful
Medical discrimination based on people’s size and negative stereotypes of overweight people can take a toll on people’s physical health and well-being. Source: Fat Shaming in the Read more
SNAP Tied to Lower Healthcare Costs | Medpage Today
More generous food assistance could ease states’ Medicaid budget burden Source: SNAP Tied to Lower Healthcare Costs | Medpage Read more
Changes in coffee intake and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes: three large cohorts of US men and women. – PubMed – NCBI
Diabetologia. 2014 Jul;57(7):1346-54. doi: 10.1007/s00125-014-3235-7. Epub 2014 Apr 26. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t Source: Changes in Read more
Calcium and Vitamin D Not Proven for Fracture Prevention
USPSTF draft recommendations extol exercise for fall prevention in older adults but not vitamin D or calcium supplements to reduce fracture risk. Source: USPSTF Draft Recommendations for Read more
PURE Study Finds High Fat Intake Beneficial
The new study of dietary habits in 135,000 people around the world found that high fat intake, including saturated fat, was associated with a reduced risk of mortality Source: PURE Shakes Read more
Fatty liver acts as consequence, precursor to metabolic comorbidities
Results of a self-contained community study showed that the incidence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease significantly increased from 1997 to 2014, especially in younger adults. Further, Read more
Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications
Two remarkable personal stories, as told by their Harvardpsychiatrist. Source: Low-Carbohydrate Diet Superior to Antipsychotic Medications | Psychology Read more
Highest Copper Foods
Non-profit foundation providing reliable, scientifically accurate, personalized information for convenient and enjoyable healthy eating. has an extensive list of foods rated by Read more
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
People with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) are preoccupied with an imagined physical defect or a minor defect that others often cannot see. WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and Read more
Sleep Disturbance in Type 1 Diabetes 
Tyler Basen shares tips on dealing with sleep issues Source: ENDOCRINE SOCIETY Reading Room | Sleep Disturbance in Type 1 Diabetes Patients | Medpage Read more
Zonulin, regulation of tight junctions, and autoimmune diseases
This is the substance that regulates the tight junctions between gut cells: Zonulin, regulation of tight junctions, and autoimmune Read more
Benefits Of Berries
Source: Tufts’ Nutrition Experts Answer Your Questions On The Benefits Of Berries | Read more
Weight Watchers Points Calculator
Calculator for the evaluation of the food weight watchers points based on food energy, fat, protein, etc, as well as quick reference to common foods and body weight. Also find hundreds of Read more
Thyroid Function In Early Pregnancy May Predict Gestational Diabetes Risk
  Among pregnant women, a thyroid hormone marker indicating the conversion rate from thyroxine to triiodothyronine measured during the first and second trimesters may serve as an Read more
Probiotics and Diabetes: Can Probiotics Help? – Diabetes Self-Management
There are good bacteria that research indicates play a role in health promotion and disease prevention. Learn more about probiotics and diabetes. Source: Probiotics and Diabetes: Can Read more
Get Some Sleep!
A growing body of research suggests that there’s a link between how much people sleep and how much they weigh. In general, children and adults who get too little sleep tend to weigh more Read more
First study shows tie between probiotic and improved symptoms of depression
Probiotics may relieve symptoms of depression, as well as help gastrointestinal upset, research from McMaster University has found. Source: First study shows tie between probiotic and Read more
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