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Potassium additives may make low-sodium meats unsafe for patients with kidney disease Potassium additives are frequently added to sodium-reduced meat products in amounts that may be dangerous for patients with kidney disease. Sodium-reduced foods are becoming increasingly available to consumers; however food manufacturers may use phosphate
Science Daily | Nov 16, 2014 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy diets are good for the kidneys A healthy diet may help protect the kidneys, experts say. Dietary modifications may be a low-cost, simple intervention to reduce the burden of chronic kidney disease (CKD). To test this hypothesis, researchers analyzed questionnaires completed by 544,635
Science Daily | Nov 16, 2014 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New online calculator estimates cardiovascular disease risk The new Healthy Heart Score gives individuals an easy method to estimate their 20-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease based on simple lifestyle habits.
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic testing for personalized nutrition leads to better outcomes Personalized dietary advice based on a person's genetic makeup improves eating habits compared to current 'one-size-fits-all' dietary recommendations, researchers report. Nutrigenomics is a field of research that aims to understand why some people respond
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poor-quality weight loss advice often appears first in an online search More than 40 percent of U.S. Internet users use online search engines to seek guidance on weight loss and physical activity. A new study finds that high-quality weight loss information often appears after the first page of search engine results.
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chemical in coffee may help prevent obesity-related disease A chemical compound commonly found in coffee may help prevent some of the damaging effects of obesity. Scientists have found that chlorogenic acid, or CGA, significantly reduced insulin resistance and accumulation of fat in the livers of mice who were fed
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Britain's obese in denial about their weight A majority of obese people in Britain would not describe themselves as obese, and many would not even describe themselves as very overweight, according to a study.
Science Daily | Nov 14, 2014 12:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Liver, brain communicate in order to regulate appetite The liver stores excess glucose, sugar, in the form of glycogen chains of glucose which is later released to cover body energy requirements. Diabetic patients do not accumulate glucose well in the liver and this is one of the reasons why they suffer from
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 5:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Moms with rheumatoid arthritis more likely to give birth prematurely Babies of women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or pre-clinical RA -- the period prior to symptoms -- are 1.5 times more likely to be born prematurely in Denmark. Findings indicate that body measurements of the baby at birth were only slightly lower in chi
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 12:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puree helps kids make smooth transition to vegetables Adding tiny amounts of vegetable puree to milk and then rice at the time of weaning makes children more likely to eat vegetables, new research shows. Infants who consumed either milk (breast milk or formula) followed by rice mixed with vegetable puree ate
Science Daily | Nov 13, 2014 01:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend