Nutrition Resource Center

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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.

PAD, Walking, and...Chocolate?

Consumption of dark chocolate may improve walking autonomy in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Childhood Malnutrition, Hypertension Risk

Malnutrition survivors are at increased risk of developing hypertension later in life.

St. John's Wort and Drug Interactions

St. John’s wort is frequently used as an alternative medicine, but it can have serious interactions with prescription drugs.

Vitamin D Screening Not Supported

Current evidence is insufficient to weigh the benefits and harms of screening for vitamin D deficiency, says the USPSTF.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

Multivitamin Launched for Malabsorptive Conditions

Libertas Pharma announced the launch of Multivitamins with A, B, D, E and K plus Zinc in three different formulations for patients with malabsorptive conditions, including cystic fibrosis.

Fatty Acids May Prevent ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be delayed or prevented with the consumption of foods high in ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs).

Baxter Recalls Potassium Chloride, Sodium Chloride Injections

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of highly concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 20mEq/50mL in a ViaFlex Container and three lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter, found in the solutions.

Fruit, Vegetable Consumption Declines Post-Preschool

Consumption of fruits and vegetables declines as children move from preschool to high school, according to the survey from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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