Nutrition Resource Center

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

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Diabetes Risk

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes.

Vitamin D and Coronary Artery Disease

Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to be associated with the prevalence and severity of coronary artery disease.

Keep Healthy Foods Within Reach

Keeping junk food out of reach and healthy snack options close could be a small step in making smarter eating choices, says new research.

St. John's Wort and Birth Control

The UK Medicinal Products and Healthcare Regulatory Agency is warning women that St. John’s wort can decrease the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives.

Has a Drug for Anorexia Arrived?

Three new studies suggest that a hormone could be an effective pharmacological treatment for anorexia.

Major Food Sources of Sodium

Despite the launch of a salt reduction campaign in the UK, dietary salt intake remains high among children and adolescents.

FDA: Nutrition Label Needs Revamp

The FDA has proposed a new format for the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to highlight changes in nutrition science and food packaging.

Chart: Prenatal Vitamins Without DHA

A table of prenatal vitamins that do not contain DHA including vitamin and mineral content for each vitamin.

News

Regional Trends for CAM, Supplement Use Widespread

While regional variations are seen in certain types of complementary or alternative medicine, use of supplements is widespread across the US.

Does Facebook Lead to Poor Body Image?

Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests.

Dangerous Ingredient Found in Weight Loss Products

The FDA is advising consumers to not buy or use Infinity capsules or Lite Fit USA softgels, products that are marketed and sold for weight loss.

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