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Are there bad foods or just bad diets?

We seem to be constantly assailed by media reports of studies and (sometimes conflicting) recommendations about the risk posed by specific dietary foods. This is a major challenge for clinicians, not only in responding to patients’ questions but also in giving advice about what diet to follow to lower the risk of disease.  
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over 4 years ago
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What should we be eating? - BBC News

With yet more conflicting advice about what makes for a healthy diet, here's what government advisors say we should be eating.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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New US food labels reflect modern serving sizes and added sugar

Packaged foods in the US will soon bear new, easier to read nutrition labels that will reflect more closely the average serving sizes Americans eat and provide information about the amount of sugars that are added to processed foods, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced 20 May.1 The revisions are the first significant changes to US food labels in more than 20 years.  
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over 4 years ago
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Low-Residue Diet Acceptable for Bowel Prep

Bowel cleansing was more effective when patients consumed a low-residue diet the day before colonoscopy, rather than the conventional clear-liquid diet, new research shows, and patients were happier.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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New US food labels reflect modern serving sizes and added sugar

Packaged foods in the US will soon bear new, easier to read nutrition labels that will reflect more closely the average serving sizes Americans eat and provide information about the amount of sugars that are added to processed foods, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced 20 May.1 The revisions are the first significant changes to US food labels in more than 20 years.  
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over 4 years ago
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PPIs, Elimination Diet, and/or Budesonide for EoE

Do patients with eosinophilic esophagitis sustain remission from disease with PPIs, an elimination diet, and/or budesonide?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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FDA OKs Linagliptin/Metformin Combo for Type 2 Diabetes

Approval is for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes as adjunct to diet and exercise.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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National Obesity Forum campaigners quit over low-fat report - BBC News

Four members of an anti-obesity campaign have resigned after a controversial report suggesting low-fat and lower cholesterol diets are having "disastrous health consequences".  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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High fat Mediterranean diet is not linked to greater weight gain than low fat diet

An unrestricted calorie Mediterranean diet enriched with healthy vegetable fats does not increase weight gain or waist circumference more than a low fat diet, a five year study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has suggested, bolstering the argument that total fat content is not a useful measure of harms or benefits of food.1  
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over 4 years ago
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High fat Mediterranean diet is not linked to greater weight gain than low fat diet

An unrestricted calorie Mediterranean diet enriched with healthy vegetable fats does not increase weight gain or waist circumference more than a low fat diet, a five year study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has suggested, bolstering the argument that total fat content is not a useful measure of harms or benefits of food.1  
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over 4 years ago
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High fat Mediterranean diet is not linked to greater weight gain than low fat diet

An unrestricted calorie Mediterranean diet enriched with healthy vegetable fats does not increase weight gain or waist circumference more than a low fat diet, a five year study published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology has suggested, bolstering the argument that total fat content is not a useful measure of harms or benefits of food.1  
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over 4 years ago
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High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Does Not Lead to Weight Gain

A Mediterranean diet high in healthy fats does not lead to weight gain, according to a Spanish randomized trial‏; expert calls for revision of dietary guidelines.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
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over 4 years ago
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Four members of obesity forum resign over controversial diet report

Four members of the UK National Obesity Forum have resigned after the organisation published a controversial report advising people to eat more fat, cut down on carbohydrates, and not bother counting calories.1 2  
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over 4 years ago
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Diet and Cognitive Decline: Untangling the Evidence

Flavonols and omega-3 consumption integrated with clinical precision medicine could reduce the risk for cognitive decline and Alzheimer's.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Lipids Suffer if Carbs Replace Reduced Saturated Fat in Diet

"When we encourage people to lower their fat, by default they increase their carbohydrate consumption, and we will not see a reduced risk of CVD by this approach," says the lead researcher in this PURE study.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago