Low sugar diet for pediatric NAFLD improves hepatic steatosis
An 8-week diet low in free sugar content significantly improved hepatic steatosis among adolescent boys with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared with their usual diet, according to a Read more
Short-Term, Anaerobic FMT May Be Effective in UC
More remissions at 8 weeks compared with autologous fecal microbiota transplants, exploratory study finds Source: Short-Term, Anaerobic FMT May Be Effective in Read more
Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D May Benefit Some COPD Patients
Vitamin D pills almost halved exacerbation risk in vitamin D-deficient, COPD patients Source: Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D May Benefit Some COPD Read more
Transtheoretical Model (or Stages of Change) – Health Behavior Change
Dr. Prochaska’s Stages of Change ground Pro-Change’s evidence-based programs, improving well-being, health behavior and wellness across entire populations. Source: Read more
Interplay between food and gut microbiota in health and disease
Numerous microorganisms colonize the human gastrointestinal tract playing pivotal roles in relation to digestion and absorption of dietary components. Source: Interplay between food and gut 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