Nutrition Resource Center

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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.

News

Vitamin D May Enhance Rituximab Efficacy in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Vitamin D deficiency (VDD) contributes to worse outcomes in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) treated with rituximab.

Unique 3-Chamber Parenteral Nutrition Bag Approved

Fresenius Kabi announced the Food and Drug Administration has approved Kabiven and Perikabiven in a 3-chamber bag.

Vitamin D, Asthma Exacerbations: Is There a Connection?

While a new study has found no significant association between serum 25OHD (vitamin D) levels and physician-diagnosed asthma, a strong association was seen between vitamin D levels and asthma exacerbations.

Should Pregnant Women Avoid Tuna?

In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.

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