Nutrition Resource Center

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FDA Bans Artificial Trans Fats

The FDA is requiring food manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oils, the main source of trans fats, from products within three years.

Vitamin Supplements for Menopausal Symptoms

Vitamin D and calcium supplements do not appear to reduce menopausal symptoms in older women, reports a new study published in Maturitas.

Gluten Detected in Many Probiotics

An analysis performed by researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center showed that more than half of popular probiotics tested contained traces of gluten.

Stores Sell "Adult-Only" Supplements to Teens

According to multiple studies presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in San Diego, CA, dietary supplements promoted and sold for weight loss and bodybuilding are often recommended to adolescents under the age of 18 despite labels stating that they are “for adult use only.”

WHO: Evidence-Based Folate Concentration Guidelines

Evidence-based folate concentration guidelines for the prevention of neural tube defects (NTDs) have been developed by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Sodium May Not Impact Adolescent BP

Consuming higher amounts of sodium had no effect on blood pressure in adolescent girls but consuming more potassium was linked to lower blood pressure at the end of adolescence in new research.

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.

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Daily Vitamin D Requirements May Differ for Overweight, Obese Black Patients

For overweight or obese black patients, the current recommendation on the minimum daily dose of vitamin D is insufficient to restore healthy levels, according to a study.

Cherry Juice May Reduce Post-Exercise Respiratory Symptoms

Consumption of Montmorency cherry juice (CJ) is associated with a reduction in the development of upper respiratory tract symptoms (URTS) after a marathon.

Withdrawn, Unapproved Drugs Detected in Weight Loss Pills

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to buy or use ZeroXtreme Capsules and Akttive Capsules, supplements marketed for weight loss, due to the presence of undeclared ingredients.

Report: Vitamin K Deficiency Result of Vaccine Refusal

Fussy infants with unexplained bruising or bleeding may have late-onset vitamin K-deficient bleeding (VKDB) as a result of parental refusal of the vitamin K injection at birth.

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