Diet & Nutrition

Food and beverages provide the energy and nutrients you need to improve health, manage disease, and reduce the risk of disease. Complete nutrition requires ingestion and absorption of vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids from protein and essential fatty acids from fat-containing food, also food energy in the form of carbohydrate, protein, and fat. Dietary habits and choices play a significant role in the quality of life, health and longevity.
What Happens to the Body When we Diet?

The body starts to respond to healthy dietary changes as soon as they are made. This can be advantageous, because a diet can then eventually reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease, as well as improve a person’s overall sense of well-being.

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Injuries could increase for players returning to contact sports after prolonged training restrictions

Injuries could increase for players returning to contact sports after prolonged training restrictions

Arrhythmic gut bacteria signatures predict type 2 diabetes risk

Arrhythmic gut bacteria signatures predict type 2 diabetes risk

New vitamin K-based drug eliminates medication-resistant epileptic seizures in mice

New vitamin K-based drug eliminates medication-resistant epileptic seizures in mice

Study shows connection between timing of SNAP benefits and childhood injuries

Study shows connection between timing of SNAP benefits and childhood injuries

Eating black raspberries may reduce skin inflammation associated with allergies, study shows

Eating black raspberries may reduce skin inflammation associated with allergies, study shows

Study: Oats and rye brans reduce weight gain, hepatic inflammation

Study: Oats and rye brans reduce weight gain, hepatic inflammation

Study: Lifetime discrimination can raise the risk of hypertension in African Americans

Study: Lifetime discrimination can raise the risk of hypertension in African Americans

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Menopause can increase risk of metabolic syndrome, shows study

Menopause can increase risk of metabolic syndrome, shows study

Depression is prevalent during menopause, confirms study

Depression is prevalent during menopause, confirms study

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

Oral hygiene and severity of COVID-19 – the connection

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study explores time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes

Study explores time trends in pregnancy-related outcomes among women with type 1 diabetes

Novel vaccine that removes aged immune cells mitigates metabolic disorders in obese mice

Novel vaccine that removes aged immune cells mitigates metabolic disorders in obese mice

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

High fiber diet may improve the quality of life for patients with ulcerative colitis

Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study

Air pollution associated with infant mortality finds study

Breast milk even more beneficial for baby if mother exercises regularly, finds study

Breast milk even more beneficial for baby if mother exercises regularly, finds study

Research reveals key role of fat cells in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy

Research reveals key role of fat cells in renal failure-associated cardiomyopathy

Researchers show how upregulation of a single gene by SARs-CoV-2 can trigger cytokine storm

Researchers show how upregulation of a single gene by SARs-CoV-2 can trigger cytokine storm

Study shows how gut bacteria helps people resist cholera

Study shows how gut bacteria helps people resist cholera