Articles related to FOOD & DIET
Association of Omega 3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids with Incident Chronic Kidney Disease: Pooled Analysis of 19 Cohorts
In an analysis of 19 studies across 12 countries involving more than 25,000 participants, individuals in highest 20% bracket for omega 3 levels had 13% less risk for developing CKD compared with participants in the lowest 20% bracket. Results were consistent and independent of subgroup variables of age, GFR, hypertension, CAD, and diabetes.
Gastroenterology January 25th 2023
Healthy Eating Patterns and Risk of Total and Cause-Specific Mortality
Greater adherence to a number of healthy eating patterns was linked to a lower risk of death in this cohort study, which included 44,085 men and 75,230 women from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (1986-2020) and the Nurses’ Health Study (1984-2020). These relationships held true for persons who were Hispanic, non-Hispanic Black, and non-Hispanic White, as well as for other racial and ethnic groupings.
All Specialties January 23rd 2023
Green-Mediterranean Diet Reduces Two Times Amount of Visceral Adipose Tissue Compared to Mediterranean Diet Alone
The purpose of the randomized controlled study was to see what effect the green-MED diet will have on visceral fat tissue. The randomized controlled study, which lasted 18 months, involved 294 participants in all. Three groups of participants were created: the HDG (healthy dietary recommendations), the MED diet, and the green-MED diet. Participants in both MED groups consumed 440 mg of polyphenols and 28 g of walnuts daily. The green-MED group also ingested three to four cups of green tea daily, 100 g of frozen duckweed plant green smoothie, 800 mg of polyphenols daily, and less meat.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism January 5th 2023
Effect of Diet and Exercise on Knee Pain in Patients with Osteoarthritis and Overweight or Obesity
In a study of more than 800 rural-living men and women with knee osteoarthritis, an 18-month program of diet and exercise versus attention control yielded an average 14-pound greater weight loss in the test group – but not much difference in pain magnitude.
Family Medicine/General Practice January 5th 2023
No Need for Restrictive Diet After Bone Marrow Transplant
Especially after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), infections are a major factor in morbidity and mortality. Neutropenic diets have long been advised to prevent these infections despite the scant evidence. The results of a recent research evaluating this notion show no discernible difference between a nonrestrictive diet and infection rates, feeding outcomes, and the incidence of acute graft-versus-host disease.
Hematology December 19th 2022
Binge-Eating Disorder in Adults
The combined analysis showed that therapist-led CBT, lisdexamfetamine, SGAs, and topiramate reduced binge eating and related obsessions and compulsions. Lisdexamfetamine and topiramate reduced weight. SGAs reduced symptoms of depression.
Internal Medicine December 13th 2022