Category: Diet

Gluten-Free Diet: Treatment or Band-Aid?

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Gluten-Free Diet: Treatment or Band-Aid? If you have celiac disease, the gluten-free diet is your lifeline, helping you return to good health by taking away pain, fatigue and nutritional deficiencies. When you’re diagnosed, your doctor usually tells you the diet is all you need. It’s well-intentioned advice, but growing research shows that the gluten-free diet ….  Read More

Dietary Therapies: Crohn's Disease Exclusion Diet (CDED)

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Learn about the Crohn’s Disease Exclusion Diet and advancements in research funded by Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.  Speaker: Johan Van Limbergen (MD, FRCPCH, PhD) is a clinician-scientist at the Amsterdam University Medical Centres in the Netherlands and previously the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, IWK Health Centre at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. source

How Does Your Body Respond to Diet?

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Does our body “record” everything we eat? And is all fat created equal? We all know junk food is bad, but can you eat a couple of healthy meals tomorrow to offset binging on junk food today? A group of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev tackled these questions in innovative, long-term human trials, ….  Read More

Cancer-Fighting Foods

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Dr. Dawn Mussallem, a breast cancer expert and cancer survivor, shares information about foods that fight and prevent cancer. Hear from other experts at the 2019 Capture the Moment Cancer Education Symposium on March 2 in Orlando, Florida. Sign up at source

Treating PKD: Could diet be the key?

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Important: Any changes to your current diet, including adding supplements to your diet, should be discussed with your health care team. Thomas Weimbs, Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara, and his research team have discovered that diets that induce ketosis in mouse, rat and cat models slowed or reversed the growth of polycystic kidneys. Could ….  Read More

UCSF Global Oral Health Symposium – Nutrition Diet and Oral Diseases: It’s Not a One Way Street

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(Visit: The UCSF School of Dentistry hosted the 5th Annual UCSF Global Oral Health Symposium, featuring presentations related to nutrition, sugar, and oral health worldwide. This presentation by Dr. Riva Touger-Decker, from Rutgers University is one of a series of three presentations that address the science connecting the diet, nutrition, and oral health, as well ….  Read More