Vegetarian diets lower risk for diabetes, according to a meta-analysis published in Nutrients.
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Obesity rates continue to rise throughout the world and have more than doubled in 70 countries, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
People with stage III colon cancer have better outcomes when they avoid certain meat products, consume more plants, and have a healthy body weight, according to a new study from the University of California San Francisco.
People with a history of being overweight (BMI = 25.0 to 29.9 kg/m2) have a 6 percent increased risk of premature death, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Obesity contributes to heart disease and diabetes risks despite recent claims of “metabolically healthy obese” classifications, according to a study published in The Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Being overweight or obese as a young adult increases your risk for esophageal cancer, according to a review published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Obesity increases the risk of developing or dying from several forms of cancer, according to a literature review published in BMJ.
Overweight and diabetes may increase the risk for liver cancer, according to a study published in Cancer Research.
As body weight increases so does the risk of dying, according to a review published in The BMJ.
Body fat percentage influences mortality more than BMI, according to a study published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Being overweight or obese increases the risk for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in adolescents, according to a study published online in Cancer.
Childhood obesity may lead to hypertension later in life, according to a study published online in Pediatrics.
High intakes of fish during pregnancy increase the risk for overweight and obesity in offspring, according to a study published online in JAMA Pediatrics.
A 3-year-old girl was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in what is believed to be one of the youngest cases of the disease ever documented, as presented in a case study at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes in Stockholm, Sweden.
A plant-based diet may prove best following the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, according to a review published in The Permanente Journal. Researchers investigated long-term lifestyle choices and their impact on health risk factors such as heart disease, bone health, and obesity that influence overall survival.
Prevalence rates for obesity are on the rise in the United States, according to a letter published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers analyzed weight status in the United States using the most recent National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).
Obesity may increase risk for prostate cancer, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology. Researchers monitored cancer incidence rates from 3,398 African-American men and 22,673 non-Hispanic white men as part of the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT) for almost six years.
A vegetarian diet may reduce your risk for colorectal cancer, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers assessed the diets of 77,659 participants in the Adventist Health Study 2 for about seven years and tracked incidence of colorectal cancers. Participants followed five dietary patterns including vegan, lacto-ovo vegetarian, pescovegetarian, semivegetarian, and nonvegetarian.
Along with physical and mental exercise, diet may play a key role in the prevention of dementia, according to a study published in The Lancet.
Heart disease in adults begins in childhood, according to an article published in this month's issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Increased body weight boosts one's risk for developing several types of cancer, according to a new study published in the Lancet.
Heavier people have worse kidney health, compared with people of normal weight, according to a new study published by the National Kidney Foundation.
People who follow vegan diets weigh less and consume more protective nutrients such as beta carotene and fiber, according to a study published in next month's issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Diets lower in total fat led to lower total body weights, compared with diets higher in fat, according to a new review published in the British Medical Journal.
Vegetarian diets can extend life expectancy, according to early findings from the Adventist Health Study-2.
Overweight adults are more likely to die at any given point in time, compared with their normal-weight friends, according to a new study that looked at 1.46 million white adults in the National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium studies.
A study in today's American Journal of Epidemiology found that people who were obese or overweight in adolescence were three to four times as likely to have died of heart disease by middle age as compared with their thinner peers.
A new study published in the British Medical Journal links cancer to body weight.
Excess body fat is more dangerous for your heart than being sedentary.