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  • How eating patterns and nutritional intake affects the management of type 2 diabetes

    Appropriate eating patterns and nutritional consumption are two crucial factors for the management of type 2 diabetes (T2DM). These two practices have been associated with the lowering of HbA1c and improving postprandial glycemic excursions, which significantly reduces diabetes-related morbidity and mortality. Several studies have documented the efficacy of low-carbohydrate or limited-calorie diets in controlling T2DM. In a new American Journal of…

  • Setting new guidelines for innovative services to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

    Memory loss, behavioral changes, cognitive deficits: Alzheimer’s disease leads to a dramatic loss of autonomy for those affected and has a heavy impact on health costs. Its prevention has become a real social challenge. An international task force, led by the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG), is setting out guidelines for innovative services to prevent…

  • Health impact of a combination of intermittent fasting and ketogenic diet

    A recent opinion published in Clinical Nutrition ESPEN provides a highly detailed review of intermittent fasting and the ketogenic diet, as well as strategies to apply a combination of these approaches to manage chronic health conditions. Study: Intermittent fasting with Ketogenic Diet: A combination approach for management of chronic diseases. Image Credit: EZ-Stock Studio/Shutterstock What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a…

  • Controversial American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Pushes Drugs and Surgery, Not Healthy Foods, for Overweight Children

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is released new recommendations for treating childhood weight problems that were instantly controversial because of their promotion of weight-loss drugs and bariatric surgery for children. While the guideline mentions nutrition, it does not recommend specific interventions. Weight problems in childhood often relate to family eating habits, rather than individual problems in a single child. Plant-based nutrition is…

  • OMA applauds American Academy of Pediatrics’ new guidelines for childhood obesity

    The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA), the clinical and educational leader in the care of patients with obesity, applauds the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) first comprehensive Clinical Practice Guideline for the Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obesity released this month. One of the most common pediatric chronic diseases, childhood obesity is a serious problem currently affecting 14.4…

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