Nutrition Resource Center

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

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.


Sodium Intake Linked to CVD in T2DM

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

For Dehydration, Brain Has Coping Mechanism

Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen it extracts from the blood.

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