How does nutrition influence osteoarthritis prevention and management?

Study: The Role of Nutrition in Osteoarthritis Development. Image Credit: Lizelle Lotter/Shutterstock.com

In a recent editorial published in Nutrients, researchers described the influence of nutrition on osteoarthritis (OA). Study: The Role of Nutrition in Osteoarthritis Development. Image Credit: Lizelle Lotter/Shutterstock.com Background OA, a degenerative-type joint disorder, has significantly increased globally since 1990. With increased individual age and obesity prevalence, OA cases are expected to rise further. OA patients suffer … Read more

Nutrition & Physical Activity Counseling | RMHP

Nutrition & Physical Activity Counseling | RMHP

Introduction Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), cancer, respiratory disease, and diabetes, are the biggest threats to global health, responsible for 74% of all deaths worldwide.1 In China, NCDs account for approximately 89% of deaths and contribute to 82% of the country’s total disease burden, and the incidence of NCDs is expected to … Read more

Bears’ Jenkins hopes focus on exercise, nutrition pays dividends

Bears' Jenkins hopes focus on exercise, nutrition pays dividends

Courtney Cronin, ESPN Staff WriterOct 13, 2023, 09:00 PM Close Courtney Cronin joined ESPN in 2017, originally covering the Minnesota Vikings before switching to the Chicago Bears in 2022. Courtney is a frequent panelist on Around the Horn and host of Best Week Ever on ESPN Radio. She also co-hosts The Chicago Bears Podcast on … Read more

Blue Zone diets and plant-based nutrition prescribed for South African medical curricula

Physicians Association for Nutrition South Africa and ProVeg South Africa

12 Oct 2023 — The Physicians Association for Nutrition (PAN) South Africa recently surveyed undergraduate medical and dietetic students on social media about their knowledge of plant-based nutrition to understand how to incorporate related information into their education. The move comes in light of a global interest in Blue Zone diets popularized … Read more

Can artificial intelligence transform public health nutrition?

Study: Artificial Intelligence Applications to Public Health Nutrition. Image Credit: metamorworks/Shutterstock.com

In a recent editorial published in the Nutrients Journal, researchers described the applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to population well-being and nutrition. Study: Artificial Intelligence Applications to Public Health Nutrition. Image Credit: metamorworks/Shutterstock.com Background Public health research covers a wide range of topics, from studying the effects of government measures such as taxing soda and nutritious food … Read more

Omega-3 Findings Move Us Closer to ‘Precision Nutrition’

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Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are found in foods such as nuts and avocados. New UVA research sheds light on how African-American and Hispanic American people’s genes influence their bodies’ abilities to use these healthy fats. School of Medicine researchers have discovered new insights into how African-American and Hispanic-American people’s genes influence their ability to … Read more

Can cooking and gardening at school inspire better nutrition? Ask these kids

Can cooking and gardening at school inspire better nutrition? Ask these kids

Students help instructional coach Regina Green caramelize onions for a dish featuring fresh greens from the school garden at Watkins Elementary. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption toggle caption Allison Aubrey/NPR Students help instructional coach Regina Green caramelize onions for a dish featuring fresh greens from the school garden at Watkins Elementary. Allison Aubrey/NPR Farm to school … Read more