Nutrition Resource Center

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U.S. Children Consuming Too Much Salt

Over 90% of school-age children in the United States are consuming more than the recommended daily allowance of sodium.

First Human Milk-Based Preemie Formula

Prolacta Bioscience announced the launch of Prolact RTF, the first ready-to-feed (RTF) human milk-derived premature infant formula.

Mangos May Lower Blood Sugar

Regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels without a negative impact on body weight.

Soy with Breast Cancer

Soy protein may increase activity in genes linked to breast cancer growth – at least in certain women who already have the disease.

Bananas and Stroke Risk in Women

High potassium intake in older women is associated with lower stroke and all-cause mortality risk.

Does Diet Type Matter?

For overweight and obese adults, significant weight loss is achieved with any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet, with minimal between-diet differences.

Liver Injuries from Supplements

With about half of U.S. adults taking herbals and dietary supplements, the use of these products carry a risk of drug-induced liver injury.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

Folate Intake Ups Assisted Reproductive Technology Outcomes

For women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment, higher supplemental folate intake is associated with improved outcomes.

Herbal and Dietary Supplements for Type 2 Diabetes Management Reviewed

Based on new research, the strongest evidence for lowering blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes using herbal and dietary supplements was seen with alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) and fenugreek.

Hidden Ingredients Found in Multiple Weight Loss Supplements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers that several products promoted and sold for weight loss have been found to contain undeclared ingredients and should not be purchased or used.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Surges for Smokers Consuming Too Much Salt

While moderate sodium consumption is recommended for all, current smokers may want to limit their intake based on the results of a new study linking smoking and sodium to an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

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