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

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).

Low-Dose Fish Oil Cuts Seizures in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

For patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, low-dose fish oil could reduce seizures compared with placebo.

Over 90% of Kids Exceed Recommended Sodium Intake

Over 90% of school-age children in the United States are consuming more than the recommended daily allowance of sodium, with 10 common food types contributing to over 40% of the total sodium consumed by children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Mangos May Lower Blood Sugar in Obese, Study Suggests

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

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