Johns Hopkins MedicineGERD Diet: Foods that Will Help with Acid Reflux (Heartburn)

Johns Hopkins assembled this list of not just foods that contribute to symptomatic chronic reflux, but also of foods that can reduce and prevent reflux. The former includes some obvious suspects such as pizza and potato chips, with high fiber foods, watery treats, and alkaline snacks making up the preventative, providing your patients with some […]

Cardiology Today (Healio)Profound Changes in Lipid-Lowering Therapy Coming with New Agents Targeting LP(a) and Triglycerides

Our understanding of lipid pathology is shifting from what might be called the “LDL hypothesis” to the “atherogenic lipoprotein hypothesis.” LDL is just a surrogate of the actual process of lipoprotein interaction with the arterial wall. This shift in understanding is driving a host of budding therapies with novel approaches to targeting key atherogenesis players […]

M3How Fasting Diets Could Harm Future Generations

According to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, food intake has a detrimental effect on three generations of offspring—particularly when those descendants have access to unlimited food. They learned this through the study of food intake in 2,500 roundworms (Caenorhabditis elegans) […]

M35 ‘Unhealthy’ Foods That Aren’t as Bad as You Think

When it comes to health, like many other facets of daily living, there seems to be no truer statement than “everything in moderation.” When it comes to the five foods and beverages in this article, at first glance they all may seem to be unhealthy, but rather than eliminating them from your diet, it may […]

M3Five Foods as Good as Medicine

The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a diagnostic indicator (0-100) of how well Americans conform to dietary advice, and the latest US numbers in 2015 were low: 59. Older Americans were better than young, but the fact remains we could all do better with the choices we’re making in our daily intake. Here are five […]