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

Weight Loss Caps Contain Withdrawn Drug

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to not buy or use Slim-Vie, a supplement marketed for weight loss.

Grading System Developed for Cancer-Linked Weight Loss

A grading system has been developed for clinically important weight loss (WL) in patients with cancer, which includes the independent prognostic significance of body mass index (BMI) and percent WL.

FDA Finalizes Rules on Calorie Info Display

As required by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the FDA finalized that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments, and vending machines with 20 or more locations.

Final Vitamin D Screening Recommendation Issued by USPSTF

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that there is currently insufficient evidence to weigh the benefits and harms of vitamin D deficiency screening in asymptomatic adults.

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