Long-term adverse events after sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass: a 7-year nationwide, observational, population-based, cohort study – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Death Risk Drops After Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related Research: Association of Bariatric Surgery vs Usual Care Obesity Management With All-Cause Mortality (free study and commentaries)


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Improving the Quality of Dietary Research – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related JAMA Viewpoints: The Challenge of Reforming Nutritional Epidemiologic Research (free for a limited period) AND Current and Future Landscape of Nutritional Epidemiologic Research (free for a limited period)


Association of Early Interventions With Birth Outcomes and Child Linear Growth in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Bayesian Network Meta-analyses of Randomized Clinical Trials – JAMA Network Open (free)


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Preventive lipid‐based nutrient supplements given with complementary foods to infants and young children 6 to 23 months of age for health, nutrition, and developmental outcomes – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Effect of lipid-based nutrient supplementation on infants and young children – Cochrane Library (free)

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A Global Review of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines – Advances in Nutrition (free)


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Clinical Management of Intermittent Fasting in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus – Nutrients (free)

The authors acknowledge the almost non-existent evidence on this issue and suggest practical recommendations for the care of these patients.


Joint association of urinary sodium and potassium excretion with cardiovascular events and mortality: prospective cohort study – The BMJ (free)


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Associations of Dietary Cholesterol or Egg Consumption With Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Are Eggs Good Or Bad? How You Should Interpret This Latest Study – Forbes (free) AND Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles the debate – STAT (free) AND Eggs are bad – then good – then bad again? What gives? – Diet Doctor (free)


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Opinion: The A.I. Diet

7 Mar, 2019 | 13:14h | UTC

The A.I. Diet – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

“Forget government-issued food pyramids. Let an algorithm tell you how to eat.”


New Canada’s Dietary Guidelines

23 Jan, 2019 | 01:25h | UTC

Canada’s Dietary Guidelines – Government of Canada (free)

Homepage: Canada’s Food Guide (free resources)


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Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems – The Lancet (free articles – registration required)

Summary: EAT-Lancet Commission Brief for Everyone (free)

Commentaries: New Diet Guidelines to Benefit People and the Planet: More Greens for All, Less Meat for Some – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests – CNN (free) AND A bit of meat, a lot of veg – the flexitarian diet to feed 10bn – BBC (free)


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Carbohydrate quality and human health: a series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: High intake of dietary fiber and whole grains associated with reduced risk of non-communicable diseases – ScienceDaily (free) AND High-fiber diet linked to lower risk of death and chronic diseases – CNN (free) AND Expert reaction to series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses about dietary fibre and the risk of non-communicable disease – Science Media Centre (free)


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Vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function in cognitively healthy people in mid and late life – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Vitamin and mineral supplementation for preventing cognitive deterioration in cognitively healthy people in mid and late life – Cochrane Library (free)

Commentary: Preventing dementia: do vitamin and mineral supplements have a role? – Evidently Cochrane (free)


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U.S. News’ 41 Best Diets Overall

4 Jan, 2019 | 20:14h | UTC

Clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration – British Medical Association (free guideline and other resources)

Commentary: Decisions about clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration: guiding doctors, helping patients – The BMJ Opinion (free)

“just because we can keep someone alive indefinitely, should we?”


Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Micronutrient Supplementation – Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (free)

Commentary: Dietary Supplements Don’t Prevent Chronic Disease – Medscape (free registration required)

“The routine and indiscriminate use of micronutrient supplements for the prevention of chronic disease is not recommended”


Review: Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis

3 Dec, 2018 | 11:39h | UTC

2018 Global Nutrition Report

2 Dec, 2018 | 23:25h | UTC

Editorial: We Need to Talk About Meat

2 Dec, 2018 | 23:03h | UTC

Dietary fat: From foe to friend?

20 Nov, 2018 | 15:18h | UTC

Review: A Time to Fast

16 Nov, 2018 | 03:29h | UTC

A time to fast – Science (free for a limited period) (via @EricTopol)


Early enteral nutrition within 24 hours of lower gastrointestinal surgery versus later commencement for length of hospital stay and postoperative complications – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: The effect of having nutrition within the first 24 hours after bowel surgery on length of hospital stay and postoperative complications – Cochrane Library (free)

This review suggests that early enteral feeding is associated with a shorter length of hospital stay. For all other outcomes (postoperative complications, mortality, adverse events, and QoL) the findings are inconclusive.


Perspective: The Problem with Probiotics

26 Oct, 2018 | 02:08h | UTC

The Problem With Probiotics – The New York Times (free)

Related: Probiotic Safety—No Guarantees (free perspective)

“There are potential harms as well as benefits, and a lot of wishful thinking and imprecision in the marketing of products containing them.”


Organic Foods for Cancer Prevention??

26 Oct, 2018 | 02:04h | UTC

Energy-Dense versus Routine Enteral Nutrition in the Critically Ill – New England Journal of Medicine (free for a limited period)

Energy-dense formulation for enteral delivery of nutrition was not associated with better outcomes.


Podcast: Nutrition Pearls

16 Oct, 2018 | 23:33h | UTC