Nutrition Resource Center

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CoQ10 for Primary Prevention of CVD

Previous research has suggested that co-enzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone) deficiency is linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD), but it is not known if the deficiency has a causal effect on CVD or if it is a product of the disease.

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.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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


No CVD, Insulin Improvements Seen with Low Glycemic Index Diet

In a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, diets with low glycemic index of dietary carbohydrate do not appear to lead to a reduction in cardiovascular disease risk or improvement in insulin sensitivity.

Baxter Recalls Two Lots of Sodium Chloride Injection

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of two lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter found in the solution. The particulate matter was identified as a fragment of the frangible from the vial adapter.

Fatty Acid Supplement Prevents Weight Gain in First Human Study

A new study sought to assess the acute effects of inulin-propionate ester on appetite regulation, hormone release, and energy update in acute and long-term supplementation.

Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Eating a low-fat diet may reduce the risk of premature death in some women with breast cancer

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