Nutrition

Report: CKD Does Not Preclude Plant-Based Diets

Report: CKD Does Not Preclude Plant-Based Diets

Concerns about nutritional deficiency in CKD patients are unfounded, and plant-based diets may actually be good for them, the authors of a new report contend.

Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk

Monthly Vitamin D Supplement May Not Cut Cancer Risk

High-dose monthly supplementation doesn't reduce risk of cancer among middle-aged and older adults.

Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy

Complementary Medicine Use Ups Refusal of Usual Cancer Therapy

Mortality risk linked to complementary medicine mediated by treatment refusal

Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality

Coffee Drinking Found to Lower Risk of All-Cause Mortality

Similar findings across type of coffee, quantity, type of death, and caffeine metabolism score.

Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts

Risk of CV Events Down With Med Diet Plus Olive Oil, Nuts

Lower incidence of major cardiovascular events with Mediterranean diet supplemented with oil, nuts.

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

High-Quality Diet May Decrease Mortality Risk in Cancer Survivors

Highest Healthy Eating Index scores associated with decreased overall and cancer-specific mortality.

Daily Coffee Drinking May Prevent CKD

Daily Coffee Drinking May Prevent CKD

Drinking one cup of coffee daily was associated with 24% lower risk for chronic kidney disease.

No Consistent Cardiovascular Benefit Seen for Supplements

No Consistent Cardiovascular Benefit Seen for Supplements

Generally moderate- or low-quality evidence for preventive benefits, no effect, or increased risk

Does Higher Protein Intake Up Heart Failure Risk in Men?

Does Higher Protein Intake Up Heart Failure Risk in Men?

Trend toward increased heart failure risk seen with higher intake of animal, plant, total protein.

Overall, Drinking Wine Does Not Impact Prostate Cancer Risk

Overall, Drinking Wine Does Not Impact Prostate Cancer Risk

Findings show small increased risk with white wine, decreased risk with red wine

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