Integrating an ecological approach into an Aboriginal community-based chronic disease prevention program: a longitudinal process evaluation
- Plant-Based Diets as a First Line of Treatment. Hart, Jane // Alternative & Complementary Therapies;Oct2015, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p214
The article discusses the adherence of plant-based diet to prevent and treat disease, and the diet also reduces the need of medications, and improve health outcomes. Topics discussed include use of plant-based diet in the treatment of several diseases such as metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular...
- Four Opportunities to Prevent Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease. Kottke, Thomas E. // Diabetes Spectrum;Summer2013, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p142
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including diabetes prevention programs, the relationship between obesity and diabetes, and the role of statin therapy to diabetic patients.
- Nutrigenetics. Baumler, Megan D. // Today's Dietitian;Sep2012, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p48
The author discusses nutrigenetics and its benefits. He states that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) affect health and some of these SNPs will influence a person's nutritional status. He states that for personalized nutrition to become cost-effective for widespread use, more of the genetic...
- The Perils of Belly Fat. Zanteson, Lori // Today's Dietitian;Jun2013, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p36
The article discusses the importance of exercise for maintaining the health of men. It reports that males do not give importance to healthy diet and exercise which leads to obesity and makes them vulnerable to diseases including cancers, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and cardiovascular...
- PHYTOCHEMICALS' ROLE IN GOOD HEALTH. Webb, Densie // Today's Dietitian;Sep2013, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p70
The article reports on the health benefits of consuming foods rich in phytochemicals, also called phytonutrients. It also discusses the classifications and mechanisms of action of phytochemicals and explores research on their role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes...
- The Diabetes Breakthrough: A Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications. Bibel, Barbara M. // Consumer Connections;2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p1
No abstract available.
- OATS AND HEALTH: A RESEARCH UPDATE. Pasut, Laura // Canadian Nurse;Jun2012, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p40
The article reviews research on oats and heart health, diabetes, weight management and satiety. It cites the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada's 2011 Report on Canadians' Health that highlights the association between oat fibre intakes and a decrease in total cholesterol and triglycerides....
- Brief Walks May Counter Health Dangers of Too Much Sitting. J., Gerald; R., Dorothy // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Aug2015, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p7
The article discusses a study where researchers found that brief periods of just walking around the room substantially reduced mortality risk among people who spent long periods sitting. It notes that while there was little difference in mortality between the sedentary and low-activity groups,...
- Preventing diabetes step by step. // Family Practice Management;Jan2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p25
Reports that the National Diabetes Education Program has launched a campaign entitled "We can Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Step by Step" geared towards Hispanic Americans at risk for developing the disease. Need for diabetes patients to exercise; Limit of fat intake.