‘Non-nutritive components of ultra-processed foods are likely causes of widespread gut issues’

This is quite a long read but (I thought) an interesting one and I’ve only shown the first part, see link below for the full article. “Ultra-processed foods as a possible culprit for the rising prevalence of inflammatory bowel diseases.Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, and the exact pathogenesis … Read more

Foods to replace during diet visits BEFORE surgery and 6 weeks + post-surgery – My Bariatric Solutions

So you just had your consultation with us and came away with handouts, samples and a whole bunch of new information about the surgery.  If you have diet visits to meet insurance requirements, we counsel you on how to change your diet now to prepare you for changes after surgery.  including how to prep for … Read more

Ultra-Processed Foods May Impair Cognition in Elderly

Mr Ed, the fluent horse (You won’t get this reference if you’re under 63) An article earlier this year in the European Journal of Nutrition reported that high consumption of ultra-processed foods is linked to worse-than-average performance on one particular test of cognitive function in older U.S. adults (60+ years-old) who did not have chronic … Read more

Are there foods that reduce swelling in feet and ankles?

Many reasons might cause swelling. Diabetes is one prevalent health issue that could be the root of the problem. You could occasionally feel swollen feet and ankles if you have the disease. What causes swollen feet and ankles with diabetes? For any diabetic patient, you must consult a doctor if you find any changes in … Read more

Savvy Updates 9/12/22: Novo saves Zegalogue, Sugar Disrupts Microbiome, Cravings for Fatty Foods, DPAC Sues HHS for Copay Accumulators, Best Places for Dexcom G6 Sensor

Zealand summons Novo Nordisk to resuscitate floundering diabetes newcomer Zegalogue was reported by Fraiser Kansteiner for FiercePharma.com, 7 September 2022. Zealand said it has forged a global license and development pact with Novo Nordisk to take the marketing reins on Zegalogue—also Zealand’s first launch. The drug won FDA approval last March for severe low blood sugar … Read more

Best Foods to Avoid After Gastric Bypass | Maryland Bariatrics

Bariatric surgery is a big change and while it can be a life changing choice for many people, its important to know that the surgery isn’t a one-time fix. Your diet and lifestyle still have to change after gastric bypass or any other bariatric surgery. You will need to pay closer attention to vitamin and … Read more

Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Overweight and Obesity in U.S. Adolescents

Man-made food An article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found an association between overweight/obesity and consumption of ultra–processed foods in U.S. adolescents. The study looked at 3,600 adolescents who reported their food intake over a 24-hour period. The results are pretty strong: the more ultra-processed food consumed, the greater the … Read more

How ultra-processed foods can make us depressed | The Citizen

Our eating habits have an influence on our mental health. According to a new American study, consuming ultra-processed food, rich in added sugars, saturated fats and salt has an influence on our mood. However, these products are widely available. In the United States, they represent 70% of packaged foods, according to the authors. If you … Read more