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Assessing the U.S. Population’s Sodium Intake

An ARS food-survey tool proves accurate in estimating the amount of sodium consumed by volunteers.(D2457-1)   Sodium intake has become a hot topic as public policymakers address

Caloric restriction boosts serum testosterone in obese men

Friday Nov 08, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Calorie restriction can help increase the serum concentration of the male sexual hormone testosterone in obese men, according to ...
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Nutrition and the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease - review

by Nan Hu, Jin-Tai Yu, Lin Tan, Ying-Li Wang, Lei Sun,and Lan Tan...
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High protein diet results in weight loss in obese women

By Leila Azadbakht, Vajihe Izadi, Pamela J. Surkan, and Ahmad Esmaillzadeh Abstract Studies regarding the effects of high protein (HP) diets on cardiovascular (CVD) risk factors have reported ...
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Breaking news: Could drinking sodium bicarbonate solution slow breast cancer invasion?

Editor's note: The following is an abstract originally published on BioMed Research International. The main message from this study seems to suggest that increasing the extracellular pH to normal may help prevent or at least slow the invasion of breast cancer and maybe some other solid tumors as well. Normal pH should be over 7 or alkaline while breast cancer patients can have acidic extracellular pH. This study was not picked up mainstream media outlets. Food consumers should be aware that some foods can lower pH, which is considered detrimental while others can increase it, which is beneficial. Use your foods wisely....
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PCRM Breaking Medical News : Diet Fuels Depression

Women who consume a diet defined as inflammatory—high in red meat, fish, sodas, and refined grains—have a higher risk for depression, compared with women who ...
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Dairy and carbohydrate diet linked to low hypertension risk

Sunday Oct 20, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Some influential individuals and organizations even though they are only some may have told you that eating a high ...
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Skipping breakfast, eating dinner late boost coronary heart disease risk

Sunday Oct 20, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in the journal Circulation suggests that eating breakfast and eating dinner early can reduce the risk ...
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High protein weight loss diets can cause bone loss

A report in Nutrition Reviews suggests that high protein weight loss diets can be harmful.  Julie Eisenstein M.D. and colleagues reviewed experimental and epidemiologic data ...
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When to eat matters to weight loss or weight gain

Saturday Oct 19, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- We already know what to eat and how to eat affect the risk of developing obesity or how effectively ...
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