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

Hidden NSAIDs Found in Herbal Supplement

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to buy or use "Feng Shi Ling," a product marketed as an herbal drug for pain due to rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.

Can Garlic Prevent a Cold?

While this single trial alludes to garlic being potentially effective against the common cold, more studies will needed to be conducted to substantiate this finding.

Undeclared Ingredients Prompt Weight Loss Supplement Recall

REFA Enterprises, LLC announced a voluntary recall of Forever Beautiful Bee Pollen and Forever Beautiful Infinity products after they were found to contain undeclared ingredients. Both products are marketed as dietary supplements for weight loss.

Trans Fats May Impair Memory in Men

New research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Session 2014 shows that high trans fat consumption is associated with worse memory among working-age men.

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