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A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
Data from an ongoing study found that women who had experienced frequent weight fluctuations had more risk factors for heart disease.
Columbia researchers have created a new mouse model of anorexia that may reveal new ways to treat the disorder.
- September 16, 2013
The case for reducing dietary salt: We need to weigh the scientific evidence, costs, likely benefits, and possible unintended consequences.
- September 6, 2013
The workplace presents many obstacles to healthy eating, but with a little planning, they can be predicted and managed.
- September 3, 2013
Adhering to a Mediterranean-type diet (MedDi) does not appear associated with the time to clinical onset of Huntington disease (phenoconversion), according to a study by Karen Marder, M.D., M.P.H., of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y., and colleagues.
- August 5, 2013
Celiac disease patients with ongoing intestine damage have a greater than 2-fold increased risk of lymphoma compared with those whose intestines healed.
- August 2, 2013
From its rich nutritional content to its biodiversity, quinoa has a lot to offer anyone who is concerned about good nutrition, including those with diabetes or other health problems.
- June 20, 2013
Elevated antibodies to gluten proteins of wheat found in children with autism, but no connection to celiac disease.
- May 31, 2013
As the organic food sections in grocery stores continue to expand, you may find yourself wondering if you should be buying organic foods instead of conventional foods.
- May 20, 2013
Columbia University Medical Center data shows that purified components of ginger may help asthma patients breathe more easily - results to be confirmed in future clinical trials.
- March 20, 2013
CUMC nutritionist Wahida Karmally offers tips for people interested in trying a Mediterranean-style diet.