Nutrition Resource Center

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U.S. Children Consuming Too Much Salt

Over 90% of school-age children in the United States are consuming more than the recommended daily allowance of sodium.

First Human Milk-Based Preemie Formula

Prolacta Bioscience announced the launch of Prolact RTF, the first ready-to-feed (RTF) human milk-derived premature infant formula.

Mangos May Lower Blood Sugar

Regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels without a negative impact on body weight.

Soy with Breast Cancer

Soy protein may increase activity in genes linked to breast cancer growth – at least in certain women who already have the disease.

Bananas and Stroke Risk in Women

High potassium intake in older women is associated with lower stroke and all-cause mortality risk.

Does Diet Type Matter?

For overweight and obese adults, significant weight loss is achieved with any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet, with minimal between-diet differences.

Liver Injuries from Supplements

With about half of U.S. adults taking herbals and dietary supplements, the use of these products carry a risk of drug-induced liver injury.

Chart: Children's Vitamins

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

News

Baxter Recalls Mislabled Lot of Potassium Chloride Injection

Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of Potassium Chloride Injection 10mEq/100mL at the hospital/pharmacy/nurse level.

High-Fat Dairy Foods May Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Dairy fat may partially explain the observed protective associations between dairy intake and type 2 diabetes.

Folate Intake Ups Assisted Reproductive Technology Outcomes

For women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment, higher supplemental folate intake is associated with improved outcomes.

Herbal and Dietary Supplements for Type 2 Diabetes Management Reviewed

Based on new research, the strongest evidence for lowering blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes using herbal and dietary supplements was seen with alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) and fenugreek.

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