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Efficacy of the Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) study among infants at high risk of developing food allergy 05/12/2019

Perkin M, Logan K, Bahnson H, Marrs T et al. Background The Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) study was a randomized trial of the early introduction of allergenic solids into the infant diet from 3...

Factors influencing adherence in a trial of early introduction of allergenic food 05/12/2019

Perkin M, Logan K, Bahnson H, Marrs T et al. Background The Enquiring About Tolerance (EAT) study examined whether the early introduction of 6 allergenic foods from 3 months of age in exclusively...

Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated With Impaired Muscle Strength And Physical Performance In Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Findings From The English Longitudinal Study Of Ageing 15/10/2019

Aspell N, Laird E, Healy M, Lawlor B, O'Sullivan M Purpose: Maintaining skeletal muscle function throughout life is a crucial component of successful ageing. Adequate vitamin D status may be...

The effect of egg consumption on cardiometabolic health outcomes: an umbrella review 10/10/2019

Eunice Mah, C-Y Oliver Chen and DeAnn J Liska  Objective: This umbrella review provides an overview of the consistency and gaps in the evidence base on eggs and cardiometabolic health. Design: PubMed...

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...