Nutrition Resource Center

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Breast Milk Bought Online Intentionally Adulterated

One in every ten samples of breast milk bought over the Internet contained significant amounts of cow's milk, results from a new study showed.

Sodium Content High in Packaged Foods

More than half of packaged grocery store foods included in a new study contained too much added salt, U.S. health officials have reported

Vegan-Vegetarian Diets Safe in Pregnancy

Vegan-vegetarian diets appear to be safe in pregnancy, according to a review published in BJOG

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Folic Acid Helps in Heat Waves

Folic acid supplements may enhance vasodilation in older adults by increasing skin blood flow during heat waves to reduce risk of cardiovascular events, a new study published in Clinical Science has shown.

WHO: Slashing Sugar Consumption Needed

Adults and children are recommended to reduce their daily intake of free sugars to <10% of total energy intake, according to a new guideline released by the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO guideline does not refer to sugars found in fresh fruits, vegetables, or milk.

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.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

Study: High Sugar Consumption May Relieve Stress

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages - but not beverages sweetened with aspartame - is associated with suppression of cortisol and stress responses in the brain in new research published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Fish Oil Supplementation Tied to Lower Atherothrombotic Risk

Fish oil supplementation (FOS) is associated with atherothrombotic risk reduction in suspected coronary artery disease (sCAD).

Probiotics Appear to Affect Overall Gut System, Not Just Bacteria

A strain of bacteria present in many popular probiotic products has been shown to be beneficial for a range of health issues, and now researchers may have discovered the mechanism of action that leads to these positive effects.

Just Five Days of Fatty Foods Could Change Body's Metabolism

Five days of consuming a high-fat diet can lead to changes in the way the body's muscle processes nutrient changes, a new study published in Obesity has found.

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