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  • December 22, 2015
  • 08:47 PM
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Researchers Call For OSHA to End “Forced Starvation” of Models

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: S. Bryn Austin, ScD, Professor Dept. of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Director, Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders and Katherine L. Record JD, MPH Massachusetts Health Policy … Continue reading →
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S. Bryn Austin, ScD, Professor, & Katherine L. Record JD, MPH. (2015) Researchers Call For OSHA to End "Forced Starvation" of Models. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • December 19, 2015
  • 10:33 AM
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Schizophrenia: Low Carb Ketogenic Diet May Improve Symptoms

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Zoltan Sarnyai, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pharmacology Head, Laboratory of Psychiatric Neuroscience Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) Comparative Genome Centre Centre for Biodiscovery and Molecular Development of Therapeutics James Cook University Townsville, Australia … Continue reading →
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Zoltan Sarnyai, M.D., Ph.D. (2015) Schizophrenia: Low Carb Ketogenic Diet May Improve Symptoms. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • November 4, 2015
  • 09:12 AM
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‘Everything in Moderation’ Might Actually Increase Obesity Risk

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr.  Marcia C. de Oliveira Otto MD PhD Assistant professor  Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, Houston, Texas  Medical Research: What is the background for … Continue reading →
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Dr. Marcia C. de Oliveira Otto MD PhD. (2015) 'Everything in Moderation' Might Actually Increase Obesity Risk. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 29, 2015
  • 10:11 PM
  • 493 views

Counting Bites Instead Of Calories Can Lead To Weight Loss

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Joshua H. West, Ph.D., MPH Department of Health Science Brigham Young University Provo, UT 84602 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. West: Americans consume too much food. Yet … Continue reading →
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Joshua H. West, Ph.D., MPH. (2015) Counting Bites Instead Of Calories Can Lead To Weight Loss. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 14, 2015
  • 03:33 PM
  • 436 views

Very Low Calorie Diet Improved Some Parameters of Diabetes

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Guofang Chen MD Endocrine and Diabetes Center Jiangsu Province Hospital on Integration of Chinese and Western Medicine Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? … Continue reading →
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Guofang Chen MD. (2015) Very Low Calorie Diet Improved Some Parameters of Diabetes. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 7, 2015
  • 10:30 AM
  • 1,060 views

The Labrador Lifestyle

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

A survey of Labrador Retriever owners tells us what they eat, how often they exercise, and where they sleep.A survey of over 4000 people with Labrador Retrievers provides a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the average Lab. 68% of the dogs were pets, 6% working dogs, and of the remainder the largest group of people did not say (a quarter of overall responses).  Black Labradors were the most common (49%), followed by yellow (27%) and chocolate (21%), with other colours including fox ........ Read more »

Pugh, C., Bronsvoort, B., Handel, I., Summers, K., & Clements, D. (2015) Dogslife: A cohort study of Labrador Retrievers in the UK. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.020  

  • June 25, 2015
  • 07:19 PM
  • 668 views

Trial of First Fasting Mimicking Diet Safely Improves Biomarkers of Aging

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Todd Morgan, Ph.D. Chief Scientific Officer L-Nutra, Inc Culver City, CA 90232 Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Longo: Despite health benefits, even short periods of fasting are difficult to maintain for most … Continue reading →
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Todd Morgan, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, L-Nutra, Inc, & Culver City, CA 90232. (2015) Trial of First Fasting Mimicking Diet Safely Improves Biomarkers of Aging. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • May 26, 2015
  • 04:43 PM
  • 495 views

Plant-Based Vegan Diet May Improve Diabetic Neuropathy Pain, Lower Body Weight

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ulka Agarwal, M.D. California State University, East Bay Student Health and Counseling Services Hayward, CA MedicalResearch: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Agarwal: Diabetic peripheral neuropathy affects 60 percent of … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Ulka Agarwal, M.D. California State University, East Bay, Student Health and Counseling Services, & Hayward, CA. (2015) Plant-Based Vegan Diet May Improve Diabetic Neuropathy Pain, Lower Body Weight. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • March 21, 2015
  • 11:10 PM
  • 408 views

Diet Soda Linked To Increased Belly Fat and Waist Size

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Helen P. Hazuda, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine Division of Nephrology Department of Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio, TX Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Helen P. Hazuda, Ph.D. (2015) Diet Soda Linked To Increased Belly Fat and Waist Size. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 10, 2015
  • 11:00 PM
  • 515 views

Recommendations To Restrict Dietary Fat Not Supported By Clinical Trials

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD Associate Editor BMJ Open Heart Cardiovascular Research Scientist Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings Response: There were 6 … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & James J. DiNicolantonio, PharmD. (2015) Recommendations To Restrict Dietary Fat Not Supported By Clinical Trials. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 16, 2014
  • 03:18 AM
  • 918 views

World Food Day - Food Security through the Lens of Nutrition

by Wiley Asia Blog in Wiley Asia Blog - Life Sciences

The Foresight report has described an unprecedented confluence of pressures whereby a growing, and in some cases, increasingly prosperous global population, alongside increasing demand for limited resources and the pressing need to address environmental challenges, including climate change and changing weather patterns, means that food security is seriously and increasingly threatened. Much of the discussion has focused on greenhouse gas emissions associated with food production and the contribu........ Read more »

Buttriss, J. (2013) Food security through the lens of nutrition. Nutrition Bulletin, 38(2), 254-261. DOI: 10.1111/nbu.12031  

  • June 28, 2014
  • 01:37 PM
  • 1,007 views

Quinoa is high in Protein and Stimulates Protein Synthesis via Phytoecdysteroids

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

I’m not sure where Quinoa falls on the dietary good-evil spectrum these days.  Many value it for its high protein and mineral content.  It can be a staple food for the health-minded vegetarian.  On the other side of the spectrum, Quinoa has been on the do-not-eat list for followers of the Paleo diet because advocates […]
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  • June 4, 2014
  • 04:14 PM
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What CrossFit Masters Athletes wish CrossFit Trainers knew.

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

Crossfit masters athletes are a growing part of crossfit communities, crossfit boxes and client bases.  Many Masters Athletes have felt ignored or that our unique experiences, injuries and needs are misunderstood by crossfit trainers who have had little knowledge about working with our age group.  Accordingly many are seeking community, support and advice from their […]
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  • April 30, 2014
  • 09:30 AM
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Feeding the Felines: Does Food Intake Change with the Seasons?

by CAPB in Companion Animal Psychology Blog

Do you ever feel like you want to eat more in the winter than in summer? It could be that your cat is the same.Photo: Nadezhda Nesterova / ShutterstockNew research by Samuel Serisier et al (2014) investigates how much cats choose to eat at different times of year. The results show seasonal variations in food intake in cats that were allowed free access to food.The study took place over a four-year period in the South of France. 38 cats took part, including 7 Bengal cats, 6 European shortha........ Read more »

  • April 17, 2014
  • 09:02 PM
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Beets for Speed and Power. Walnuts for Endurance.

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

The idea that beets increase speed and power during exercise performance is pretty new.  Beets are rich in anti-oxidants, but they are also high in nitrate.  Until recently nitrate was thought to be nothing but a problem.  Nitrate interferes with iodine uptake, so it could contribute to iodine deficiency.  There are also associations between high […]
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  • April 11, 2014
  • 10:52 AM
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Nutrition for the Masters Athlete: Protein

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

Masters Athletes may have some nutritional needs that differ from those of younger athletes. Masters refers to athletes over age 40.   Here’s what we know about Masters and protein: Masters athletes may need more protein than younger athletes regardless of sport. Consuming more protein may slow normal loss of muscle mass that occurs over […]
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Tarnopolsky MA. (2008) Nutritional consideration in the aging athlete. Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine, 18(6), 531-8. PMID: 19001886  

  • March 20, 2014
  • 01:19 PM
  • 758 views

Low Vitamin D, Atherosclerosis and CardioVascular Disease

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

Vitamin D has received tremendous interest over the last ten years.  One of the many things to come out about Vitamin D is that is that it protects against vascular calcification.  Vascular calcification causes or contributes to: Stiff arteries Poor elasticity Increased blood pressure Kidney damage Increased risk of heart attack and stroke Congestive heart […]
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Nadine Schmidt, Corinna Brandsch, Alexandra Schutkowski, Frank Hirche, & Gabriele I. Stangl. (2014) Dietary Vitamin D Inadequacy Accelerates Calcification and Osteoblast-Like Cell Formation in the Vascular System of LDL Receptor Knockout and Wild-Type Mice. Journal of Nutrition. info:/

  • March 15, 2014
  • 12:44 PM
  • 852 views

Dietary Fat Preserves Muscle?

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

We (the mad man’s “we” as in actually “I”) are writing yet another article about preservation of muscle mass.  Preservation of lean muscle mass matters for long term health and function.  It is also important to those who want to gain muscle mass so they can look hot and/or awesome.   it is also important […]
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  • March 5, 2014
  • 05:23 PM
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High protein diet is protective for older people, but may be unhealthy for others

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

We’ve written several articles on the apparent benefits of a higher protein diet for the older athlete.  Loss of muscle mass starts fairly early and loss of strength is often apparent by middle age.  We do not know how much protein intake is ideal for humans.  High protein diets for older people have been geared […]The post High protein diet is protective for older people, but may be unhealthy for others appeared first on WODMasters.... Read more »

Gregorio L, Brindisi J, Kleppinger A, Sullivan R, Mangano KM, Bihuniak JD, Kenny AM, Kerstetter JE, & Insogna KL. (2014) Adequate Dietary Protein is Associated with Better Physical Performance among Post-Menopausal Women 60-90 Years. The journal of nutrition, health , 18(2), 155-60. PMID: 24522467  

Beasley JM, Wertheim BC, LaCroix AZ, Prentice RL, Neuhouser ML, Tinker LF, Kritchevsky S, Shikany JM, Eaton C, Chen Z.... (2013) Biomarker-calibrated protein intake and physical function in the Women's Health Initiative. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(11), 1863-71. PMID: 24219187  

  • December 28, 2013
  • 05:02 PM
  • 1,456 views

Crossfit Paleo Diet: Low-carb high-fat diets may impair glucose tolerance

by AB Kirk in Stiff Competition

Low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets may impair glucose tolerance (Biehohuby et al. 2013).  That was unexpected.   Especially if you hang around with a lot of crossfit paleo diet types.  Low carb/The post Crossfit Paleo Diet: Low-carb high-fat diets may impair glucose tolerance appeared first on WODMasters.... Read more »

Bielohuby M, Sisley S, Sandoval D, Herbach N, Zengin A, Fischereder M, Menhofer D, Stoehr BJ, Stemmer K, Wanke R.... (2013) Impaired glucose tolerance in rats fed low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets. American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, 305(9). PMID: 23982154  

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