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Consumption of a Western dietary pattern is associated with an increased likelihood of developing late age-related macular degeneration

Western Diet Linked to Late Age-Related Macular Degeneration

No significant association found between dietary pattern and incidence of any AMD, early AMD
Labeling foods

Labeling Exercise Needed to Burn Food May Cut Calories Consumed

Labeling foods with the amount of physical activity needed to burn off calories tied to healthier choices
Among older adults who have cardiovascular disease risk factors and cognitive impairments with no dementia

Aerobic Exercise May Slow Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Findings seen at one-year follow-up in older adults with cardiovascular risk factors, cognitive impairment
Women who are pregnant or trying to become pregnant may not be meeting dietary guidelines and/or nutritional recommendations

Many Pregnant Women Not Meeting Nutritional Guidelines

Women not meeting vegetable, cereal grain, or folate intake recommendations, iron and calcium requirements
Federal health officials are currently investigating a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli infection linked to romaine lettuce thought to be grown in Salinas

More Than 100 E. Coli Illnesses Now Linked to Romaine Lettuce

Twenty-three states have now reported cases, up from 19 last week; no deaths reported so far
Teens who undergo bariatric surgery may be at increased risk for nutritional deficiencies years later

Nutritional Deficiencies ID’d in Teens After Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass tied to greater nutritional disruption than vertical sleeve gastrectomy
During 2010 to 2016

Obesity Prevalence Decreased Modestly for Children in WIC

Significant decreases seen for children aged 2 to 4 years enrolled in WIC state, territory agencies
Most infants and toddlers consume added sugars in their daily diets

Most Infants, Toddlers Consuming Added Sugars

Findings could have implications for public health and long-term dietary habits
Participation in the national Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program reduces the risk for premature mortality among U.S. adults

SNAP Participation May Reduce Premature Deaths in the U.S.

Among adults aged 40 to 64 years, reduction also seen in mortality from specific causes of death
Plant-based diets are associated with a decreased or unchanged risk for prostate cancer

Dietary Patterns May Possibly Be Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk

Plant-based diets might lower risk, animal-based diets containing dairy might raise risk for prostate cancer