2 hrs ago
Challenges in sodium intake reduction and meal consumption patterns...
Dietary guidelines suggest limiting daily sodium intake to <2,300 mg for the general population, and <1,500 mg/d for those with certain cardiovascular risk factors.
11 hrs ago
The most important perio-systemic facts
Periodontal health is increasingly being linked to playing a larger role in systemic health, according to extensive and recent research.
22 hrs ago
Medical News Today
Diet and physical activity may affect one's risk of developing kidney stones
Even small amounts of physical activity may decrease the risk of developing kidney stones , according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .
Sat Dec 14, 2013
You don't know beans about cottage cheese
When was the last time you had a cup of cottage cheese? Unless you are one of the few regular cottage cheese eaters, I imagine that most of you are thinking you served yourself a spoonful or two at some lunch or dinner salad bar.
Exercise May Help Reduce The Risk Of Kidney Stones
According to a recent study, small amounts of physical activity may decrease a person's risk for developing kidney stones .
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Texas Children's Center for Preventive Cardiology is the only...
The center is the only one of its kind in that offers multidisciplinary, specialized care for children with these risk factors or who have a strong family history of cardiac disease, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure or the diagnosis of The Center for Preventive Cardiology manages the care of children diagnosed with hyperlipidemia or ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The 3[prime]-UTR of the adiponectin Q gene harbours susceptibility...
Adiponectin Q is a hormone that modulates several metabolic processes and contributes to the suppression of biochemical pathways leading to metabolic syndrome.
Diet and Physical Activity May Affect One's Risk of Developing Kidney Stones
Even small amounts of physical activity may decrease the risk of developing kidney stones, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology .
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Impact of dietary fiber intake on glycemic control, cardiovascular...
Dietary fiber is beneficial for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, although it is consumed differently in ethnic foods around the world.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Manual Lymph Drainage to aid in Laminitis Treatment?
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Sat Dec 07, 2013
Obesity and Health Don't Go Together, Study Finds
For quite a while some experts believed that a little extra body fat would not necessarily trigger health problems like metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases that often accompanies weight gain.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Add this to your holiday shopping list: a good night's sleep
Trappings of the season: to-do-list overload; days trudging through malls; travel, sometimes long distances; parties running late into the night; heavy meals; endless opportunities to indulge in sugar; for some, more alcohol than usual.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
A Weight Lifted
Can You Be Fat and Healthy?
I imagine you've seen/heard those headlines in recent days. They're about a study that was just published looking at the question of whether a person can be healthy at higher weights.
Over 80 percent of people need more fiber for weight loss and heart health
Got fiber? More than 80 percent of us don't eat enough, and the result is expanding our waistlines and putting us at risk for heart disease, according to a new study reported by Yahoo Health on December 4 .
Corn Refiners Association dances around dangers of HFCS
Put down that can of soda! In this Health Smarts video, Robin Miller, MD, explains how high fructose corn syrup is linked to metabolic syndrome, a condition that boosts your risk of diabetes, heart disease, and other ailments.
India's blood pressure skyrockets
Hypertension will be a key theme at the 65th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India , which takes place during 5-8 December in Bangalore, India, and features a collaborative programme with the European Society of Cardiology .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Huffington Post
ROI: The Function of Free Oatmeal in the Corporate Wellness Wars
When I began my graduate studies in Clinical Nutrition at New York University in 2000, rates of obesity in the U.S. were on an upward trajectory with no end in sight.
Study finds inflammation linked to obesity in adults may be protective in young children
The first study of its kind, led by Melinda Sothern, PhD, CEP, Professor and Director of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, reveals that the same pro-inflammatory proteins linked to obesity and the metabolic syndrome in adults appear to protect children prior to puberty.
Consider Metabolic Screening, even if you think you won't pass
Metabolic syndrome screening is just one of the many preventive services that all affordable health care marketplace plans and many other network provider health plans must cover without charging covered members a copayment or coinsurance , even if a covered member hasn't met their yearly deductible .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Effects of Promoting Longer Term and Exclusive Breastfeeding on...
The duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding in infancy have been inversely associated with future cardiometabolic risk.