Cecilia Pozo Fileti

Bio

Specialties:

  • Nutrition & Dietetics

Affiliation:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Location:

  • Ann Arbor, MI

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More fruits and vegetables ended up in the garbage after the U.S. government introduced a rule requiring fruits and vegetables to be included with school lunches, a new study finds.

    What's more, the amount of fruits and vegetable eaten by kids ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- American kids have a harder time controlling their weight than their counterparts to the north, a new U.S. study indicates.

    About 17.5 percent of U.S. kids aged 3 to 19 are obese, compared with 13 percent of Canadian children the same age, accord...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

    The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cast doubts on two ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who eat healthy diets prior to pregnancy are less likely to have a baby born with a heart defect, researchers report.

    Women who followed a very healthy diet were 37 percent less likely than those who ate poorly to have a baby with tetralogy...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Discontinuing high blood pressure treatment in seniors with mild memory and thinking problems did not improve their mental functioning, a new study shows.

    It's known that high blood pressure during middle age is a risk factor for cerebrovascular d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Farm fields are becoming soaked with increasing amounts of suspected cancer-causing herbicides, thanks to the spread of genetically modified crops that are immune to these chemicals, two researchers contend.

    They make their argument in a Perspe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise is more likely to help prevent diabetes in college graduates than in those with less schooling, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating "on the go" may thwart people who are watching their weight, new research suggests.

    The study, involving three groups each with 20 women, tested the effects of various forms of "distracted" snacking -- eating while walking, watching TV or...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kids who skip breakfast will be nutritionally short-changed all day, an expert says.

    "Growing bodies and developing brains need regular, healthy meals," Carole Adler, a dietitian at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, said in an agency news rel...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A severe headache can sometimes be a warning sign that a pregnant woman and her fetus are in danger, researchers report.

    "Headaches during pregnancy are quite common, but it is not always easy to distinguish between a recurring, preexisting migr...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Delivering vitamin D supplements to homebound seniors might help lower their risk of falls, a new study suggests.

    Previous research has found vitamin D plays an important role in maintaining muscle strength, and some studies have suggested vitam...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When people infected with norovirus vomit, they release virus particles into the air that can infect other people, researchers report.

    Norovirus is often called the "cruise ship" virus due to numerous outbreaks at sea. Norovirus infections caus...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake -- a potentially bad idea -- if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.

    By contrast, mothers and fathers are more likely to pressure th...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states.

    The interim guidance, which runs counter to conventional thought, w...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A yummy appetizer might make your main course less satisfying, new research suggests.

    Ordinary hors d'oeuvres, on the other hand, could make the food that follows seem a lot tastier.

    "It's always worth remembering that our experiences are ...Full Article