Nutrition Resource Center

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Avocado Diet Shows LDL-C Benefit

New research suggests that inclusion of one avocado per day as part of a moderate-fat diet may help to improve specific blood lipid markers compared to an energy-matched moderate-fat diet without avocado or a low-fat diet with avocado.

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CoQ10 for Primary Prevention of CVD

Previous research has suggested that co-enzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone) deficiency is linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD), but it is not known if the deficiency has a causal effect on CVD or if it is a product of the disease.

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.

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.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

More Evidence Points to the Power of Nuts in Reducing CVD Mortality

Nut consumption is associated with reduced total mortality risk and death due to cardiovascular disease, particularly ischemic heart disease, across different ethnic groups and people of low SES

FDA Uncovers Six Tainted Sex Enhancement Pills

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned against the use of Libigrow XXX Treme, Night Man, Black King Kong, 72HP, Tibet Babao, and Germany Niubian supplements promoted for sexual enhancement.

FDA Issues Warning on Four Tainted Weight Loss Supplements

The FDA has warned consumers to not buy or use the weight loss supplements Oxy ELITE Pro Super Thermogenic, Nine Slim, Seven Slim, and Botanical Slimming (Red) after they were found to contain undeclared drug ingredients.

Sleep Deprivation Could Derail Healthy Eating Habits

Sleep deprivation may lead to an increase in food intake, including consumption of more fat and less carbohydrates due to changes in brain activity.

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