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Protein Supplementation Does Not Improve Weight Management

weight managementStudies have shown that caloric restriction is the most effective way to lose weight, but people who lose weight often struggle to keep it off. High protein diets can contribute to weight loss when calories are restricted, however, it is not clear whether they help to maintain weight loss as part of long-term weight management…[read more]

Vitiligo Repigmentation after Nivolumab Therapy Indicates Tumor Relapse

nivolumabA recently published report documents the curious case of a patient who was treated with the recently introduced drug nivolumab for melanoma and developed vitiligo spots during the course of treatment…[read more]

Fasting Plasma Glucose and Fasting Insulin: Biomarkers of Diet Success

fasting plasma glucoseObesity is a global epidemic prevalent in most developed countries. Over the years, many diet and exercise regimes have been designed to tackle obesity. Despite numerous variations in lifestyle changes, many diet and exercise plans have not been successful in treating the obesity epidemic…[read more]

FDA Implements Changes to Nutrition Facts Label on Food Packaging

nutrition facts labelCommentators warn that the new regulations published by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the nutrition facts label could lead manufacturers to make changes to the vitamin and mineral content of fortified foods and supplements…[read more]

Fibromyalgia in Women: Healthy Diet Linked to Better Mental Health

fibromyalgia in womenFibromyalgia in women is associated with widespread musculoskeletal pain and other comorbidities that affect physical and mental health and quality of life. A recent study examines whether a healthy diet is associated with better mental health among women with fibromyalgia…[read more]

 

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