Articles related to FOOD & DIET
Artificial Sweeteners and Risk of Cardiovascular Diseases: Results from the Prospective NutriNet-Santé Cohort
In a prospective study following the diet and activity records of more than 100,000 individuals in France, artificial sweeteners were positively correlated with cardiovascular diseases. Analyzing 900,000 person-years of data showed: Total artificial sweetener intake was associated with CVD risk Artificial sweeteners were more strongly associated with cerebrovascular disease Aspartame was associated with increase cerebrovascular events Acesulfame K and sucralose were associated with increased coronary heart disease risk
Cardiology September 13th 2022
Association of Ultra-Processed Food Consumption with Colorectal Cancer Risk Among Men and Women: Results from Three Prospective US Cohort Studies
Over a 24-year-period, more than 200,000 men (n=46,341) and women (n=159,907) had dietary intake assessments performed every four years via survey. During the period, 3,216 CRC cancer cases were reported. Men with the highest 20% of ultra-processed food consumption had a 29% higher risk of developing colorectal cancer. For women, no association was seen between ultra-processed food consumption and risk of CRC. Ready-to-eat meat products and sugar-sweetened drinks among men and ready-to-eat/heat mixed dishes among women had the highest risk of CRC. Yogurt and dairy-based desserts had a negative associated risk for women.
Oncology, Medical September 12th 2022
Diet Can Influence Mood, Behavior and More – A Neuroscientist Explains
This study scientist is trying to understand how food and the brain are intimately connected. How can the elements of food and the byproducts of their breakdown change the genetic code that governs our physiology?
Neurology September 12th 2022
Two Surprising Reasons Behind the Obesity Epidemic: Too Much Salt, Not Enough Water
The founding editor of Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology teases out for us our physiologic response to salt, sugar, fat, and water that creates a recipe for obesity – a recipe being used daily by many Americans with obvious results. His recommendation? “Drinking more water and reducing salt intake offer cheap, easy and healthy strategies that may prevent or treat obesity.” Click to see the evidence behind the conclusion.
Cardiology September 6th 2022
Treating Anosmia, a Common Post-COVID-19 Symptom
One of the most prevalent neurological symptoms in COVID-19 patients is anosmia, which may be brought on by extensive olfactory receptor downregulation. Doctors may prescribe antibiotics, antihistamines, and other drugs to treat a patient’s anosmia, depending on the underlying reasons of the condition.
Family Medicine/General Practice August 22nd 2022