Microbiota May Help Discriminate Diverse NAFLD Phenotypes
The goal of the study was to explore the association between fecal and blood microbiota profiles, and the presence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in obese versus lean Read more
Microbiota May Help Single Out ‘Lean’ NAFLD
Both fecal and blood microbiota profiles showed different patterns between participants with obese-type versus lean-type nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), and these may serve as Read more
Exercise Doesn’t Need to Be Intense to Yield Benefit
Among older women, regular light physical activity was associated with lower incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD), a prospective cohort study found. Read more
Dietary fat, fibre, satiation, and satiety—a systematic review of acute studies
  Humans appear to have innate energy regulation mechanisms that manifest in sensations of satiation during a meal and satiety post ingestion. Interactions between these mechanisms and Read more
NCP Step 4: Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation
The purpose of nutrition monitoring and evaluation is to determine and measure the amount of progress made for the nutrition intervention and whether the nutrition related goals/expected Read more
Low-sodium salt substitute diet may lower systolic, diastolic BP
Implementing low-sodium salt substitutes in a diet can lead to a significant lowering of systolic and diastolic BP, according to a meta-analysis published in Heart. Source: Low-sodium salt Read more
The influence of 15-week exercise training on dietary patterns among young adults
Little is currently known about how exercise may influence dietary patterns and/or food preferences. The present study aimed to examine the effect of a 15-week exercise training program on Read more
Sedentary lifestyle increases risk for CVD in older women
Older women who were sedentary for long periods of time throughout the day had an increased risk for CVD, according to a study published in Circulation. Source: Sedentary lifestyle Read more
Increased whole grains in diet linked to reduced risk for liver cancer
Increased intake of whole grains correlated with a reduced risk for hepatocellular carcinoma among adults regardless of cancer etiology, according to study results published in JAMA Read more
High-fat diet linked to unfavorable gut microbiota changes
Eating a diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates can lead to changes in the gut at the microbiome level that could lead to the development of metabolic disorders, according to study Read more