Abstracts & Commentary

FNP, MS, CNS, CNSC, DC
Women who supplemented with creatine, in conjunction with resistance training, significantly increased their body strength
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
Eating 5 servings of smoothies and 3 servings of sesame-seed snacks a week can improve antioxidant capacity and gastrointestinal microbiota.
ND
Cranberry preparations reduce chronic recurrent urinary tract infections and may be a solution for the growing rates of antibiotic resistance.
ND, FABNO
With close oversight for safety, a fasting-mimicking diet may help create unfavorable conditions for tumor growth.
ND
Higher energy intakes early in the day and lower energy intakes late in the day may benefit your metabolic health
ND, RD, CDCES
Lower fasting ghrelin levels, due to exercise and a high-polyphenol, Mediterranean diet, may yield cardiovascular benefits
DAOM, LAc
Higher quality studies are needed to determine the effectiveness of acupuncture for treating functional constipation.
ND
Risk of preterm birth increases with the number and intensity of smoke days.
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
The presence of certain bacteria species helps predict if a patient is at risk for long Covid.
ND, FABNO
Visceral fat is associated with poorer outcomes in nonmetastatic colon cancer and with increased expression of proinflammatory pathways.