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Systematic review and meta-analysis: Association of a pre-illness Western dietary pattern with the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease

Imbibing the habit of consuming a Western diet may set an individual on the path to developing inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.

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Why are western diet and western lifestyle pro-inflammatory risk factors of celiac disease?

Western diets high in fats, sugar, and gliadins may favor the development of celiac disease.

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Western Dietary Patterns, Foods, and Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies

Sticking to a Western dietary pattern may put a pregnant woman on the path to developing gestational diabetes.

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Relationship between Diet and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Review Article.

​High dietary ingestion of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may help guard against the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

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Western Diets Promote Alzheimer’s Disease

Old Man With Damaged Brain

The number of Americans who are suffering from Alzheimer's disease is increasing at an alarming rate. Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develop Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. This neurodegenerative disease destroys...

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Prostate Cancer Linked to Western Diet

Prostate Cancer Sign in Doctors Hands

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in US men. 1 out of every 7 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime, and 1 in 39 American men will die from prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in American men. An estimated 26,730 men are expected to die from prosta...

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Rich Diet, Poor Joints

Rich Diet, Poor Joints

”... the rich ate and drank freely, accepting gout and apoplexy as things that ran mysteriously in respectable families ...”  English novelist George Eliot penned this line in her novel, Silas Marner, published in 1861. More recently, the United Kingdom's Daily Telegraph is reporting that gout, a painful joint condition associated most closely with Victorian era...

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