'Medicinal food' diet counters onset of type 1 diabetes

Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute researchers have led an international study that found — for the first time — that a diet yielding high amounts of the short-chain fatty acids acetate and butyrate provided a beneficial effect on the immune system and protected against type...
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Liver fully recovers from a low protein diet

Damage caused to the liver by a low protein diet can be repaired, a new study just published in the journal Nutrition has found. During this study researchers from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey in collaboration with the University of...
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Blood fatty acids reveal your child's diet

Eating lots of sugary candy may strain the liver, alter the body’s fatty acid metabolism and increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases already in childhood. Children’s blood fatty acid composition reflects their diet — but luckily this composition can be influenced by lifestyle interventions, say...
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Recalls: Edamame, Canned Dog Food

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Edamame Recalled Due to Listeria Threat Possible listeria contamination has triggered the recall of Edamame (soybeans) by Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. of California. Latest Diet & Weight...
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Insulin resistance may lead to faster cognitive decline

A new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid decline in cognitive performance. According to the research, both diabetic and non-diabetic subjects...
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Healthy weight gain in infants

Rapid weight gain in an infant’s first six months of life is a risk factor for child- and adulthood obesity, according to researchers. “Growth is a sign of nutritional intake and development, an insight into health,” says Jillian Trabulsi, associate professor of nutrition and a...
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