Liver Glycogen Metabolism During and After Prolonged Endurance-Type...

A 2016 literature review published in the American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism describes the involvement of liver glycogen in prolonged exercise and discusses the most effective nutritional strategies for liver glycogen repletion. Gonzalez et al. report that the total volume of liver glycogen in trained endurance athletes is...

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International Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition Notes Effectiveness...

ATLANTA (July 19, 2016) – Beginning late last month, scientists and healthcare professionals gathered in Prague in the Czech Republic for the 34th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition. One of the sessions held at this meeting was “Sweet Living: Can non–caloric sweeteners help in the fight against obesity and...

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Fiber Benefits: Heart Health

As heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for Americans, the need for healthcare providers to advise patients on lifestyle choices that can reduce the risk and complications for cardiovascular disease. One of these choices is to increase fiber consumption since Americans only consumer approximately half of...

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Dr. Keri Peterson Recaps American Diabetes Association “The...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council On June 13, 2016, as part of the 76th annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) held in New Orleans, a symposium entitled "The Experts Weigh-In on Low-Calorie Sweeteners" was held. It included three presentations by experts in...

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No Differential Effect of Beverages Sweetened with Fructose,...

A new study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, reports that consumption of beverages sweetened with glucose, fructose, or high-fructose corn syrup (HCFS) do not promote inflammation or gut permeability. Researchers have hypothesized that systemic inflammation increases risk for development of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular...

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Study on Pregnant Women, Infant Weight and Low...

In the recent article “Association Between Artificially Sweetened Beverage Consumption During Pregnancy and Infant Body Mass Index,” published in May 2016 in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers from the University of Manitoba suggest that daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages by women during pregnancy may increase their child’s future risk of obesity....

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