Candy, Pastries a Gateway to Higher Unhealthy Food Intake among Adolescents, New Study Finds
October 05, 2022

Findings show that increased consumption of candy among adolescents was linked to a 31% increase in intake of all other ultraprocessed foods.

DASH Diet May Prevent Nearly 27 000 US CVD Events in Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension, According to Simulation Study
September 08, 2022

AHA Hypertension 2022: Adoption of the DASH diet was found to prevent an estimated 16 000 CVD events among men and 11 000 among women with untreated stage 1 HTN.

Individualized Diet Program Helps Users Lose Weight and Keep it Off, According to New Feasibility Study
July 19, 2022

With the iDip program, 50% of adults reached the researchers' goal of losing at least 5% body weight and maintained it for 1 year without strict dieting.

SuperWIN Trial of Retail-based Dietary Interventions Wins on Many Levels: Dylan Steen, MD, Explains
April 14, 2022

Coprincipal investigator Steen highlights the first-of-its kind study and the findings—local in-store dietitian counseling/feedback, nutrition education, and online shopping savvy improve food choices, health metrics.

Top 10 Diets for 2022: US News & World Report Rankings
January 13, 2022

US News and World Report released its annual “Best Diets” rankings for 2022. Out of 40 of the most popular diets ranked by health experts, these 10 came out on top.

New Study Suggests Link Between Saturated Fat and CVD Risk Varies by Food Source
August 26, 2021

Consuming saturated fat from meat may be associated with a higher risk of CVD than other food sources, according to a new study presented at ESC Congress 2021.

A Plant-based Diet May Decrease Risk of CVD in Young Adults, Older Women
August 05, 2021

Eating a more plant-centered diet was associated with lower risk for CVD among both young adults and postmenopausal women, according to two new studies.

Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Associated with Lower Rate of T2D in Women
December 09, 2020

A recent study showed women who adhered to a Mediterranean diet had a 30% lower rate of type 2 diabetes vs women who did not.

Higher Nut Consumption Linked to Lower Obesity Risk
October 15, 2019

Eating just half a serving more a day of nuts can help ward off weight gain and lower the risk of obesity, according to a recent study. 

Is America Eating Healthier? Yes, but More Work is Needed
October 03, 2019

A new analysis suggests that US adults are improving their eating habits, but continue to get >50% of their caloric intake from low-quality carbohydrates and saturated fats.