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Red meat consumption may increase the risk of invasive breast cancer

Red Meat Consumption May Up Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer

Findings from prospective cohort study of sisters or half-sisters of women diagnosed with breast cancer
Diets higher in plant-based foods and lower in animal-based foods are associated with lower risks for developing or dying from cardiovascular disease among middle-aged adults

Plant-Based Diets May Lower CV Disease, Deaths in Middle-Aged

Association also found for reduction in all-cause mortality but not incident cardiovascular disease
For hyperglycemic adults with diabetes

Lifestyle Counseling Frequency, CV Outcomes Linked in Diabetes

More frequent counseling tied to lower incidence of death, CV events in adults with diabetes
A Mediterranean eating plan plus extra virgin olive oil may delay the need for first glucose-lowering medication among participants with type 2 diabetes

Mediterranean Eating Plan May Help Keep T2DM Patients Off Meds

Med-EatPlan plus extra virgin olive oil linked to lower risk for starting first glucose-lowering medication
Plant-based dietary patterns seem to be beneficial for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes

Plant-Based Diets Inversely Linked to Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Association was strengthened when healthy plant-based foods such as nuts and legumes were included
The frequency of fried food consumption shows a positive linear relationship with the risk for coronary artery disease

Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease

Dose-dependent relationship seen in a large national cohort of U.S. veterans
Revisions to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women

New WIC Food Options Improve Maternal, Birth Outcomes

Improvements in high-risk moms and babies seen with modest improvements in nutritional content
Household food insecurity is associated with insulin resistance among Latinos with type 2 diabetes

Food Insecurity Associated With Increased Insulin Resistance

Food insecurity also tied to measures of inflammation and stress in patients with diabetes
A nutrition-focused quality-improvement program conducted in a home health agency can reduce rates of hospitalization and health care resource utilization

Nutrition-Focused Program at Home Health Agency Beneficial

Nutrition-focused quality improvement program can reduce rates of hospitalization, health care use
Higher levels of protein intake may prevent the onset of frailty in older women

Higher Protein Intake May Cut Risk for Frailty in Older Women

Frailty prevalence lower for those in higher tertiles of animal, but not plant-based, protein intake