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

Chia Seeds and Dysphagia: A Cautionary 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.

Resveratrol Aids Bone Mineral Density in Obese Men

High-dose supplementation with resveratrol (RSV) improves bone mineral density in obese men with metabolic syndrome, according to a new study.

Diet Quality May Impact Ovarian Cancer Prognosis

Women with a healthy diet prior to an ovarian cancer prognosis are less likely to die in their subsequent years compared to women with a poorer diet, except women with diabetes or a high waist circumference.

Polyunsaturated Fats Mitigate Damage With Weight Gain

When gaining weight, polyunsaturated fats appear to be less detrimental to cardiovascular health than saturated fats.

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