The Western diet
was linked with a higher risk of gout, so changing it may be a preventive approach for those at risk.
Genomic studies did, in fact, show that the Western diet
had activated a large number of genes in the progenitor cells.
The supplementation of EGCG seemed to counter the effects of the Western diet
Although the traditional Mediterranean diet is associated with about half the risk for Alzheimer's disease of the Western diet
, the traditional diets of countries such as India, Japan and Nigeria, with very low meat consumption, are associated with an additional 50% reduction in risk of Alzheimer's disease.
FVB/NJ mice didn't get fat on the Western diet
but became obese and developed high cholesterol and other health problems on the ketogenic diet.
Interestingly, in the study, participants who followed a Western diet
didn't necessarily see an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.
The Western diet
was defined by the researchers as high in fat, sugar and cholesterol.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical western diet
may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs, according to a new study.
They discuss the effects of various diets on metabolic changes in visceral organs and the brain, focusing on the Western diet
, Mediterranean diet, ketogenic diets, n-3 fatty acids, homocysteine levels, polyphenols, and table salt; the effects of diet and exercise on major depression, diabetic retinopathy, age-induced impairments, cognitive function, dementia, Alzheimer's disease, neural plasticity, the aging brain, neuronal survival, anxiety disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuroplasticity and growth factors in adolescence; and the role of sleep and its interaction with exercise.
According to a new study published in Cancer Prevention Research, prostate cancer survivors who consume a typical Western diet
consisting of red meat, refined grains, processed foods, and high-fat dairy products may be at an increased risk of death from returning prostate cancer, as well as other causes.
The investigators reported that men who most closely adhered to a Western diet
were 2Vz times more likely to die from prostate cancer and 67 percent more likely to die from all causes compared to those who followed the diet the least.
For the South Africans, cancer biomarkers increased after two weeks on the Western diet
Conversely, after two weeks, Africans who ate the Western diet
experienced changes in gut bacteria consistent with an increased risk.
The western diet
of refined food, super-sized portions and the invidious presence of sugar in almost all commercially prepared foods is once again in the spotlight -- thanks to a new documentary that draws attention to the threat inherent in modern diets.
The Poisoner's Progress, at the Casa in Hope Street this weekend, looks at the topic of sugar and its increasing role in the Western diet
- and associated by-products of this - over the past few decades.