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.


Urban Food Initiative Ethical for Addressing Obesity, Food Concerns

The urban food initiative (UFI) seems to be a safe and ethical approach to addressing obesity and food insecurity, according to a newly published viewpoint.

Potential Allergen in Gluten-Free Foods, Warns FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert regarding an ingredient commonly found in gluten-free products that may cause anaphylaxis in patients with a legume allergy.

Vitamin D May Affect In Vitro Fertilization Success Rate

Vitamin D levels may affect the pregnancy rate in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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