Tag: dietary fiber

Whole Grains May Lower Risk for Heart Disease in Older Adults

Eating more whole grains may protect against heart disease, an analysis of over 3000 middle- and older-aged American adults over many years indicates. Those who...

Higher Dietary Fiber Tied to Lower Depression Risk in Young Women

Higher fiber intake may be associated with decreased risk of depression in premenopausal women, new research suggests. Investigators analyzed data from close to 6000 pre-...

New Dietary Guidelines Omit Recommended Cuts to Sugar, Alcohol

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new dietary guidelines today that for the first time...

Pesco-Mediterranean Diet, Fasting ‘Ideal’ to Reduce CVD

A Pesco-Mediterranean diet consisting of plants, legumes, nuts, whole grains, extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO), moderate amounts of dairy products, and fish and/or seafood, together with...

Novel Probiotic Shows Promise in Treating Type 2 Diabetes

A novel probiotic product (Pendulum Glucose Control) containing gut bacteria strains that are deficient in people with type 2 diabetes modestly improves blood glucose levels,...

More Proof That Fruit, Vegetables, Whole Grains May Stop Diabetes

Two studies published this week in BMJ provide support for eating more fruits, vegetables, and whole grain foods to lower the risk of developing diabetes....

Weight Loss Not Fiber Intake Tied to Better A1c in Diabetes

In a small, short study of overweight patients with type 2 diabetes, consuming fewer calories resulting in weight loss of around 2 kg was associated...

Diet vs Medications for Recurrent Kidney Stones

The root causes of recurrent kidney stones can help physicians determine whether dietary changes or medication will be more helpful for at-risk patients, according to...