Better Diet Tied to Bigger Brains
Healthier diets were associated with larger brain tissue volume in a long-running Dutch cohort study, suggesting that nutrition might affect neurodegeneration through brain structure. Read more
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Measuring Artificial Sweeteners Toxicity Using a Bioluminescent Bacterial Panel
Artificial sweeteners have become increasingly controversial due to their questionable influence on consumers’ health. They are introduced in most foods and many consume this added Read more
Intracellular Micronutrient Analysis
Micronutrients are essential vitamins and minerals. Getting enough of them is important for good health. It’s rare in the United States to have medical conditions caused by lack of Read more
Low Vitamin D Tied to Higher Blood Glucose Levels
The goal of this study was to explore whether there is an association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25D) levels and higher blood glucose levels. Source:Low Vitamin D Tied to Higher Blood Read more
Frequent ED visits common for older adults with diabetes
Diabetes is the most common disease classification for adults aged at least 65 years who are frequently admitted to hospital EDs, according to findings published in the Annals of Emergency Read more
Refeeding Syndrome
Refeeding syndrome is a syndrome consisting of metabolic disturbances that occur as a result of reinstitution of nutrition to patients who are starved, severely malnourished or Read more
Should Massively Parallel Sequencing Be Used to Screen for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young? – Endocrinology Advisor
The use of targeted massively parallel sequencing to screen children with diabetes for maturity-onset diabetes of the young is more effective and less costly than the current standard care Read more
Three New Perspectives on the Perfect Storm: What’s Behind the Obesity Epidemic?
The rising rates of obesity were first observed in the United States in the late 1980s, and the problem is now observed in more than 30 countries, making this a global epidemic. Despite the best intentions to reduce this burden, no country has been successful in reversing the increasing rates of obesity prevalence Source:Three New... Read more Read more
A Ketone Ester Drink Lowers Human Ghrelin and Appetite
The ketones d‐β‐hydroxybutyrate (BHB) and acetoacetate are elevated during prolonged fasting or during a “ketogenic” diet. Although weight loss on a ketogenic diet may be associated with decreased appetite and altered gut hormone levels, it is unknown whether such changes are caused by elevated blood ketones. This study investigated the effects of an exogenous ketone ester... Read more Read more