Category Archives: Nutrition

Recent Research News Podcast: New Guidelines Available for Diabetes and Ramadan

The International Diabetes Federation has recently released comprehensive new guidelines regarding diabetes and Ramadan, including both religious and medical guidance. Ramadan is a Muslim holiday that involves an annual period of fasting,… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Full-Fat Milk Could Be a Healthy Dietary Choice

For years, people have been turning to low-fat milk, believing that it is better for their diets. However, a recent study has shown that full-fat milk might be a better option. Researchers found that people with higher levels of certain byproducts… Read More

Recent Research News Podcast: Forty-Year-Old Study Could Have Changed Nutritional Guidelines

The British Medical Journal recently published data from a 40-year-old study that looked at the connection between heart health and dietary fats. The findings directly contradicted some widely accepted nutritional information, and had… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Childhood Obesity Tied to Skipping Breakfast

Researchers from the University of Connecticut’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity found that kids who miss breakfast are twice as likely as other children to be overweight or obese. Specifically, students who had two breakfasts… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Skipping Lunch Leads to Nutrition Deficiencies

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A new study shows that when kids skip lunch, they are not able to get enough nutrients from the rest of the food they eat during the day. Researchers examined nutrition information for about 4,800 children… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Breastfeeding & Children’s Vitamin D Levels

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A new study has shown that children who breastfeed might not be getting enough vitamin D. The longer that a child nurses, the greater their risk is for having a vitamin D deficiency. This is especially true… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Rethinking Dietary Cholesterol For Heart Health

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Finnish researchers recently found that eggs may not be as bad for the heart due to high cholesterol as originally thought. These findings come after tracking the dietary habits of more than 1,000 Finnish… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Iron and Increased Risk of Diabetes

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A study completed at the UK’s University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine recently examined the relationship between iron and the incidence of type 2 diabetes. Researchers studied the association… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Study Finds Multiple Benefits of Organic Foods

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A new study has shown that organic-farmed meat and dairy are better for your health than consuming non-organic produce. This is because organic foods contain about 50% more omega-3 fatty acids than non-organic… Read More

Research Report News Podcast: Fish Consumption During Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Obesity Risk

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Greek researchers recently found that women who consumed more than the recommended amounts of fish throughout pregnancy had children who were at a greater risk (14%) of being obese or overweight by the… Read More