Nutrition Resource Center

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Are Organic Foods Really Healthier?

Organic produce and grains contain more protective antioxidants and less pesticide residue, but what does this mean for health?

Whey Protein May Lower Glucose

Eating whey protein before a high-glycemic index breakfast correlates with a reduction in glucose levels for type 2 diabetes patients.

Melatonin for Shoulder Disorders Pain

For patients with shoulder disorders such as a rotator cuff tear or frozen shoulder, melatonin may mediate nocturnal pain.

PAD, Walking, and...Chocolate?

Consumption of dark chocolate may improve walking autonomy in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Childhood Malnutrition, Hypertension Risk

Malnutrition survivors are at increased risk of developing hypertension later in life.

St. John's Wort and Drug Interactions

St. John’s wort is frequently used as an alternative medicine, but it can have serious interactions with prescription drugs.

Vitamin D Screening Not Supported

Current evidence is insufficient to weigh the benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency, says the USPSTF.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

Touting Healthy Foods to Preschoolers May Backfire

Preschool children consume less food when it is presented as instrumental to achieving a health goal.

Empiric Potassium Cuts Death in Loop Diuretic Users

For new starters of loop diuretics, empiric potassium supplementation is associated with reduced risk of all-cause death.

Similac Launches Breastfeeding Supplement for Nursing Mothers

A new Similac breastfeeding supplement is specially designed to enhance the levels of DHA, lutein, and vitamin E in breastmilk.

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