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Diet & Nutrition

Informational literature on the topics of diet, nutrition, and weight management.


Diet & Nutrition

Informational literature on the topics of diet, nutrition, and weight management


Ketogenic Diet Provides Cluster Headache Relief

A new study demonstrated that 3-months of nutritional ketosis provided relief from chronic cluster headache (CCH).1 Headache complaints are among the most commonly reported neurological disorders. Migraines affect 1 in 7 adults annually and are 2x more common in women than men. In contrast, cluster headache (CH) is rare, affecting < 1% of the population and is 6x more common in men.


video- Restore Mitochondrial Function and Cellular Health with MitoQ

Mitochondria are the power plants for our cells. Unhealthy mitochondria are related to poor health and accelerate ageing. Now scientists have found out how to provide energy for mitochondria and therefore support optimal cell function.


Lifestyle Modification vs. Medication for Sustainable Diabetes Prevention

Effective diabetes prevention methods that are sustainable over the long-term are imperative to attenuate global diabetes morbidity and mortality. A recent Emory University study conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to quantify long-term effects and sustainability of diabetes prevention strategies on diabetes incidence.


On the Growing Interest in Ketogenic Diet for Weight Loss and T2D – JAMA Perspective

Many people successfully lose weight via diet over the short haul; however, because of physiological adaptations, it becomes much more difficult to maintain that weight loss in the long run. As a result, a majority of people regain their weight—and sometimes more. Interestingly, accumulating evidence suggests that the ketogenic diet may be different from other diets.


“The Biggest Loser”: Secret to Success 6 Years Later

With over 70% of US adults overweight or obese, weight loss methods that are effective and sustainable over the long-term are critically needed. A recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) study led by Kevin D. Hall, PhD investigated how physical activity (PA) and energy intake (EI) impacted long-term weight loss in participants from “The Biggest Loser” TV competition..


The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

The research lends strong support to the notion that diet quality, not quantity, is what helps people lose and manage their weight most easily in the long run. It also suggests that health authorities should shift away from telling the public to obsess over calories and instead encourage Americans to avoid processed foods that are made with refined starches and added sugar, like bagels, white bread, refined flour and sugary snacks and beverages, said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, a cardiologist and dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.


VIDEO- What's a Food Intolerance? - Food Intolerance vs. Food Allergy

Food intolerances and food allergies sometimes have similar symptoms, and the difference can be confusing.