Millions of US adults struggle with overweight and obesity, and yet the health benefits of various dietary interventions continues to be underexamined. In this Q&A, Hana Kahleova, MD, PhD, answers our questions about her study on the effects of a low-fat vegan diet in adults with overweight.
A new study investigated the relationship between 2 healthy eating patterns and the prodromal features of Parkinson disease. Lead author Samantha A. Molsberry, PhD, answered our questions about her team’s study.
For Pride Month, Nutrition411 spoke with Whitney Linsenmeyer, PhD, RD, LD, spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, about important aspects of providing nutrition care to transgender patients.
Nutrition411 spoke with Jo Ann Carson, PhD, RDN, about the American Heart Association’s latest science advisory on dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular risk, which was published in Circulation. February is American Heart Month.
Leila Saldanha, PhD, RD, nutrition scientist under contract to the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, discussed her recent study, which found that many prescription and nonprescription prenatal supplements exceed the recommended amount of folic acid per day for pregnant women.
Although current dietary guidelines suggest limiting red meat intake in favor of white meat, a new study suggests that diets high in either red or white meat may have similar lipid and lipoprotein effects. Consultant360 discussed these findings with lead study author Ronald M. Krauss, MD.
The personal effectiveness of a patient’s diet may go beyond traditional knowledge of food labeling, according to Dr Heidi Nelson, of the Mayo Clinic. Consultant360 spoke with Dr Nelson about her latest research, which suggests the gut microbiome and a variety of factors other than just food composition may play roles in the future of personalized nutrition.
Recently, the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation issued dietary recommendations for patients with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Consultant360 spoke with lead author Adam Ford and senior co-author Dr April Armstrong about the role of diet in psoriatic disease and the importance of these new recommendations.
Consultant360 spoke with Allison Sylvetsky, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, about a recent study examining the relationship between low-calorie sweetened beverage consumption and cardiometabolic risk among adolescents with type 2 diabetes.