Diet information source

Will your diet lead to chronic disease? Nutrition specialists weigh in on Western diet


Will your diet lead to chronic disease? Nutrition specialists weigh in on Western diet
The State Press

The U.S. has one of the highest standards of livingin the entire world, but the diet most Americans have can be problematic. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, suggests thatwhen comparing American diets to that of countries such as Egypt and Sri Lanka,the Western diet is associated with increased risk for diseases like Alzheimer's, dementia and diabetes."The term 'Western' usually describes how Americans eat; these arediets usually high in animal products and contain more processed food," Carol Johnston, the director of the Nutrition Program at ASU's College of Health Studies, said. via GIPHYCompared to nations with diets lower in red meat and processed food, the U.S. had almost double thepercentage of individuals who developed Alzheimer’s disease.

full story

 read more

Related news

Daniel Radcliffe's extraordinary diet to drop weight for new 'Jungle' role playing lost trekker revealed
Mirror.co.uk - October 14, 2017

Daniel Radcliffe's extraordinary diet to drop weight for new 'Jungle' role playing lost trekker revealedThe Harry Potter star ate just one boiled egg a day to lose weight and play the role in the film Jungle Actor Daniel Radcliffe couldnât wait to get his teeth ...

more

Warren Buffett's Junk-Food Diet Has Gotten Him to 87: Should You Follow It?
TheStreet.com - August 30, 2017

But Buffett's diet doesn't make him cheap. In fact, it's cost him quite a bit of money in the past. Buffett bought See's Candies for $25 million in 1972 not just because he saw potential in it, but because he loved its nut fudge and peanut brittle. Buffett bought ...

more

Losing weight gets personal: Combining diet and behavioral changes may help
Washington Post, District of Columbia - September 1, 2017

He started combining diet, nutrition, exercise and behavioral changes into a plan for patients. Since then, âwhatâs changed is the maturity of the area, understanding more about the effects of stress and sleep on body weight, and some of the behavioral-change ...

more

High fat diet displays health benefits in mice
Johns Hopkins News-Letter, Maryland - September 21, 2017

The Bacon Diet. Believe it or not, there is an actual diet colloquially known as the Bacon Diet, and it may just stave off illness, help you lose weight, help you become stronger, give you more energy and help you live longer.This eating plan does not consist of ...

more

WNY researcher shakes up nutrition world with new book on salt
Buffalo News, New York - June 9, 2017

The 1980 Dietary Goals in America recommended a high-carb diet and restricted intake of fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar and salt. The recommendation to limit daily salt intake to 2,300 milligrams â about 1 teaspoon â was based on the expert opinions of ...

more

More from Arizona

Trending today

Pasta, as part of a healthy diet, not tied to weight gain

(Reuters Health) - To lose weight, or just avoid gaining it, pasta is not one of the harmful ...

Research shows ketogenic diet could be helpful for diabetics

My friend Karen asked why I hadn’t written a column about the ketogenic diet. Her interest ...

UNM medical students partner with nutrition program

UNM's School of Medicine along with the nutrition program started thinking about the importance ...

A Momentum Diet - Before And After

My wife is a nutrition and health coach.She tells me that the most effective advertising technique ...

Media Relations Manager job with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ...

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming