Nutrition Resource Center

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FDA Bans Artificial Trans Fats

The FDA is requiring food manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of trans fats, from products within three years.

Vitamin Supplements for Menopausal Symptoms

Vitamin D and calcium supplements do not appear to reduce menopausal symptoms in older women, reports a new study published in Maturitas.

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Gluten Detected in Many Probiotics

An analysis performed by researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center showed that more than half of popular probiotics tested contained traces of gluten.

Stores Sell "Adult-Only" Supplements to Teens

According to multiple studies presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in San Diego, CA, dietary supplements promoted and sold for weight loss and bodybuilding are often recommended to adolescents under the age of 18 despite labels stating that they are “for adult use only.”

WHO: Evidence-Based Folate Concentration Guidelines

Evidence-based folate concentration guidelines for the prevention of neural tube defects (NTDs) have been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Sodium May Not Impact Adolescent BP

Consuming higher amounts of sodium had no effect on blood pressure in adolescent girls but consuming more potassium was linked to lower blood pressure at the end of adolescence in new research.

Breast Milk Bought Online Intentionally Adulterated

One in every ten samples of breast milk bought over the Internet contained significant amounts of cow's milk, results from a new study showed.

News

Study: Sugary Drinks Lead to Over 180,000 Deaths Per Year

Drinking sugary beverages may result in an approximately 184,000 adult deaths every year, according to a study published in the journal Circulation.

Why an Enhanced Oil Could Actually Curb Obesity

Muscadine grape seed oil may help cut obesity rates, researchers from the University of Florida reported.

Vitamin B12 Could Be Trouble for Acne

Vitamin B12 modulates the transcriptional activities of skin bacteria, and supplementation of the vitamin promotes production of inflammatory porphyrins, suggesting a novel bacterial pathogenesis pathway in acne, according to new research.

Many Patients Not Asked About Dietary Supplements Upon Hospital Admission

Upon hospital admission, most patients are not asked if they take dietary supplements, according to a study published in Patient Education and Counseling.

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