Nutrition Resource Center

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Love of Coffee May Be Genetic ...

People who consume large amounts of coffee may have genetics to thank for their craving.

Mediterranean Diet May Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

Following the Mediterranean diet may help reverse, but not prevent, metabolic syndrome.

Chia Seeds and Dysphagia: Case Study

Chia seeds, rich in alpha-linolenic acid and high in fiber and protein, have become a popular health food item but should be used with caution by patients with dysphagia or known esophageal strictures.

Can Grapefruit Juice Control Blood Glucose? ...

In a study on mice, the decrease in blood glucose with grapefruit juice was similar to that seen with metformin.

Diets Still Contain Too Much Fat

Over the last three decades, Americans have cut their intake of saturated and trans fats – but not enough, according to new research.

Parental Behavior at Meals, Child Obesity

Positive, calm, and friendly family meals might help a child avoid becoming overweight or obese, a new study suggests.

Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics for IBS, CIC

Interest is growing in modulation of GI flora as an alternative treatment for irritable bowel syndrome and chronic idiopathic constipation.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

An updated table of children's vitamins, including vitamin and mineral content for each vitamin.

News

High-Fat Diet May Reduce Seizures When Drugs Fail

For patients that do not respond to epilepsy medications, a diet high in fat, low in protein, and containing no carbohydrates may be an effective last resort in preventing seizures.

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Some food labels may not reliably list all possible food allergens, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency added that these "undeclared allergens" are the leading cause of FDA-requested food recalls.

High Milk Intake May Not Do a Body Good

Men and women who drink three glasses of milk or more every day may have a higher mortality risk than those who drink less than one glass per day.

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Repeat Vaginosis Episodes

A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

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