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

Vitamin D Deficiency Common with ED

For men with erectile dysfunction (ED), vitamin D deficiency is common, especially among those with arteriogenic etiology.

In PCOS, Cinnamon May Improve Menstrual Cyclicity

For women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), cinnamon supplements may improve menstrual cyclicity.

Stroke Prevention Guidelines Re-Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

New guidelines from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association reinforce the idea that a healthy lifestyle is key to the primary prevention of stroke. .

High-Fat Diet May Reduce Seizures When Drugs Fail

For patients that do not respond to epilepsy medications, a diet high in fat, low in protein, and containing no carbohydrates may be an effective last resort in preventing seizures.

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