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Energy control and food source appear to mediate the effect of fructose-containing sugars on glycemic control

Impact of Fructose Varies With Energy Control, Food Source

Harmful effects for sugar-sweetened beverages when excess energy from sugar added to diet
Among adolescents and young adults

Family Functioning Does Not Impact Family Dinner, Diet Link

Frequent family dinners tied to higher-quality dietary intake, regardless of level of family functioning
For very old adults

Protein Intake Tied to Disability Trajectory in Very Old

Intake of at least 1 g/kg of adjusted body weight per day linked to better disability trajectories
Higher consumption of vegetables and fruits is associated with lower odds of future memory loss in men

Fruits, Veggies, Orange Juice May Protect Men’s Memory

Findings based on subsequent memory loss 20 years after food assessment
In a statement released late yesterday

FDA: Safe to Eat Romaine Lettuce Again, but Check Labels

Romaine lettuce sold in stores to carry labels with region where produce was grown, harvest date
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with health officials from various states are asking American consumers to avoid romaine lettuce due to an outbreak of Escherichia coli illness.

FDA: Another E. coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

So far, 32 people across 11 states have become sick with E. coli after eating romaine lettuce
A small number of boxes of Cap'n Crunch's Peanut Butter Crunch are being recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination

Cap’n Crunch Cereal Recalled Due to Salmonella Scare

No illnesses related to the products have been reported to date
There have been 126 more cases of illness added to an investigation into a Salmonella outbreak linked to recalled ground beef products from TBS Tolleson Inc.

CDC: Increase Seen in Salmonella Illnesses From Ground Beef

246 people now sickened; 59 people have been hospitalized; no deaths reported to date
Low dietary carbohydrate intake is associated with increased energy expenditure during weight-loss maintenance

Low-Carbohydrate Diets Linked to Increase in Calories Burned

Total energy expenditure is greater for those on a low- or moderate-carb diet during weight-loss maintenance
For adults with type 2 diabetes

Plant-Based Diets Beneficial for Adults With Type 2 Diabetes

Significant improvements observed in emotional and physical well-being, depression, quality of life, HbA1c