Nutrition Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

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

Longevity Diminishes Quality of Life, Argues Controversial Essay

In a new controversial essay, bioethicist Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel argues that quality of life is often diminished with longevity (living ≥80 years of age).

Iron Intake in Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk

Taking iron supplements as prescribed may play a role in reducing the risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Sales Sway Food Shoppers, But Only For High-Calorie Foods

Consumers are more likely to buy high-calorie foods (HCF), but not low-calorie foods (LCF) on sale.

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Glucose Levels

Artificial sweeteners can potentially make blood glucose levels rise despite containing no calories.

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