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Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom? 29/08/2019

Introduction Choline can be likened to omega-3 fatty acids in that it is an ‘essential’ nutrient that cannot be produced by the body in amounts needed for human requirements. The United States (US)...

We still don’t know that our children need vitamin D daily: a study of parents’ understanding of vitamin D requirements in children aged 0-2 years 15/08/2019

Day R, Krishnarao  R, Sahota P, Christian MS     Abstract Background Vitamin D deficiency has been highlighted as a serious public health problem in the United Kingdom. One in four toddlers are not...

Egg consumption and human health: an umbrella review of observational studies 05/08/2019

Abstract  Egg consumption has been an area of controversy regarding its impact on human health largely due to the content in cholesterol and its potential role in cardio-metabolic outcomes. This...

Associations of dietary choline intake with risk of incident dementia and with cognitive performance: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study 30/07/2019

ABSTRACT Background Moderate egg intake has been associated with better cognitive performance in observational studies. This association may be due to the rich content of choline, especially...

WHO draft guidelines on dietary saturated and trans fatty acids: time for a new approach? 04/07/2019

The 2018 WHO draft guidance on fatty acids fails to consider the importance of the food matrix, argue Arne Astrup and colleagues. Key messages The 2018 WHO draft guidelines on dietary saturated fatty...

Frequency and Quantity of Egg Intake Is Not Associated with Dyslipidemia: The Hellenic National Nutrition and Health Survey (HNNHS) 17/05/2019

  Abstract Background: Gaps remain on the safety of egg intake on cardiovascular health, setting the study’s aim to investigate the association between quantity and frequency of egg consumption, with...

Egg consumption, cholesterol intake, and risk of incident stroke in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study 16/05/2019

  Anna M Abdollahi, Heli E K Virtanen, Sari Voutilainen, Sudhir Kurl, Tomi-Pekka Tuomainen, Jukka T Salonen, Jyrki K Virtanen, Egg consumption, cholesterol intake, and risk of incident stroke in men...

Role of vitamin D supplementation for primary prevention of cancer: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 15/05/2019

Varun Samji, Tarek Haykal, Yazan Zayed, Inderdeep Gakhal, Vijay Veerapaneni, Michelle Obeid, Babikir Kheiri, Sunil Badami, Ghassan Bachuwa, Rizwan Danish; Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State...

Consumption of Meat, Fish, Dairy Products, Eggs and Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease: A Prospective Study of 7198 Incident Cases Among 409,885 Participants in the Pan-European EPIC Cohort 22/04/2019

Timothy J. Key , Paul N Appleby , Kathryn E Bradbury et al  Abstract Background: There is uncertainty about the relevance of animal foods to the etiology of ischemic heart disease (IHD). We examined...

Restricting carbohydrates at breakfast is sufficient to reduce 24-hour exposure to postprandial hyperglycemia and improve glycemic variability 09/04/2019

Courtney R Chang  Monique E Francois  Jonathan P Little ABSTRACT Background: The breakfast meal often results in the largest postprandial hyperglycemic excursion in people with type 2 diabetes....