Nutrition Resource Center

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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.

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Sodium Content High in Packaged Foods

More than half of packaged grocery store foods included in a new study contained too much added salt, U.S. health officials have reported

Vegan-Vegetarian Diets Safe in Pregnancy

Vegan-vegetarian diets appear to be safe in pregnancy, according to a review published in BJOG

News

Five-a-Day Optimal for Reducing Hip Fracture Risk

Fruit and vegetable intake is associated with hip fracture, with a higher rate of hip fracture for intake below five servings/day.

Mediterranean Diet Might Lower Endometrial Cancer Risk

Adhering to a Mediterranean diet may significantly reduce a woman's risk of endometrial cancer.

Vegan Diet Tied to Weight Loss, Improved Pain in Diabetic Neuropathy

A vegan diet might help patients with diabetic neuropathy lose weight and find some pain relief, a small pilot study suggests.

Specific Trans Fatty Acids Linked With Incident Diabetes in Older Adults

Among older adults, specific trans fatty acids (TFAs) may be associated with diabetes mellitus (DM).

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