Nutrition Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Five-a-Day May Be Enough for Longevity

The USDA recommends at least 5 servings of fruit and vegetables per day, but does eating more contribute to additional health benefits?

Sodium Intake, CVD, and Diabetes

For patients with type 2 diabetes, high dietary sodium intake is associated with cardiovascular disease.

How Much Do We Really Eat?

How much do we typically eat from our plates when we serve ourselves?

Teen hGH Use on the Rise

Reports of lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) without a prescription has more than doubled since 2012 among teens.

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.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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


Early-Age Dieting Tied to Negative Health Outcomes Later

Dieting earlier in life may set young women up for extreme weight control measures and other negative health behaviors later in life.

Healthy Habits May Slow Cell Aging, Protect Against Stress

Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

Caffeine Tied to Worse Menopausal Symptoms

Menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes, are worse in women reporting caffeine consumption.

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