Plant-Based Diet Can Prevent, Manage CVD

A new study investigated the connection between incorporating a plant-based diet into your daily routine and the risk for cardiovascular disease. 

Nutrition Implications of SIBO

An often-overlooked gastrointestinal disorder, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is the presence of abnormally high amounts of bacteria in the small intestine. In healthy individuals, beneficial bacteria reside mainly in the large intestine, where they help with...

International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Speech –Language –Hearing Association recently joined the list of Professional Associations and International/National Societies lending support to The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI). A...

Is There Any Evidence Behind the Ketogenic Diet?

The very high fat, low carbohydrate ketogenic, or keto diet as it is commonly referred to, has been in existence for decades, and it appears to be making another come-back as a popular weight loss method, a way to improve mental clarity, and even a way to improve energy...

Nutrition Considerations for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive motor system disorder caused by the the loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. Most affected individuals are over the age of 60. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and include tremor, or trembling in the hands, arms,...

Enteritis Diet

Enteritis, also known as gastroenteritis (‘gastro’ meaning gastrointestinal and ‘itis’ meaning inflammation) is an inflammation of the gut lining, and causes swelling and irritation of the small intestine. It usually occurs from consumption of foods or beverages that are...

Periodontal Disease and Nutrition

Periodontal disease is gum disease. The word “periodontal” means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gum and tissues that surround and support the teeth. If left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss. Periodontal...

Potential Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana: A Look at the Research

This article is one in a series on medical marijuana, or cannabis. These articles are solely for the purpose of educating and informing nutrition professionals about medical marijuana. They are not an endorsement for marijuana use by Nutrition411.

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