Week Ending October 31, 2022

AKG as a nutritional supplement to enhance health and exercise performance
“Skeletal muscle is the largest metabolic organ in the body. It is composed of muscle fibers, blood vessels, nerves and connective tissue. In skeletal muscle, blood vessels are responsible for transporting oxygen, nutrients and metabolic wastes, which is very important in muscle development, hypertrophy and metabolic regulation.”

Stop Getting Hangry: How to Tweak Your Diet for Balanced Blood Sugar
“Keeping your blood sugar levels balanced throughout the day is not only healthy for you — it’s also a lot more pleasant.”

Holistic and CAM Therapies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
“Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s impaired immune response attacks its own joints. It can cause significant pain, swelling, and disability.”

How Patients With Cancer Can Best Use Diet, Exercise to Manage the ‘Life-Altering’ Effects of Fatigue
“Cancer-related fatigue can be debilitating for many patients and survivors of cancer, but tactics like diet, exercise and other holistic approaches may provide relief for a side effect that effects every part of life.”

8 Healthy Nuts For Every Need + How To Eat More Of Them
“Whether sprinkled into salads or added to your favorite trail mix, nuts add a significant amount of texture, flavor, and, most importantly, nutritional value to meals and snacks. But which are the healthiest nuts you can eat, and how do their nutritional benefits compare?”

Come to the Table: Bringing Healthcare and Nutrition Together
“Weeks ago, partners gathered at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to forge a future without hunger, diet-related diseases, and health disparities. Building on the momentum, USDA recently hosted Come to the Table: USDA’s National Nutrition Security and Healthcare Summit.”

Perspectives on Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mentalization-Based Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Same, Different, Complementary?
“Current evidence suggests that individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are likely to benefit from specialized, or BPD-specific, treatments. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and mentalization-based treatment (MBT) are currently the most intensively researched BPD treatments.”

Fitness and Exercise: Health Benefits, How to Get Started, and How to Get Better
“Having a high level of overall fitness is linked with a lower risk of chronic disease, as well as a better ability to manage health issues that do come up. Better fitness also promotes more functionality and mobility throughout one’s life span.”

How Much Caffeine Is Too Much in a Day? Here’s What a Dietitian Has to Say
“Caffeine is a natural stimulant well-known for its health benefits, from boosting your mood to reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes. However, having too much can be harmful to your body.”