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Daily supplementation with 15 μg vitamin D2 compared with vitamin D3 to increase wintertime 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in healthy South Asian and white European women: a 12-wk randomized, placebo-controlled food-fortification trial. 05/07/2017

Abstract There are conflicting views in the literature as to whether vitamin D2 and vitamin D3 are equally effective in increasing and maintaining serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D...

The effect of egg supplementation on growth parameters in children participating in a school feeding program in rural Uganda: a pilot study 06/06/2017

Abstract Background School feeding programs have gained popularity in developing countries . Eggs are an inexpensive source of micronutrients and high-quality protein. Therefore, the objective of...

The emerging global phenomenon of sarcopenic obesity: Role of functional foods; a conference report 01/06/2017

Abstract Globally, obesity rates remain high and rates of related co-morbidities, e.g., metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, continue to escalate. Poor diet, lifestyle, and an aging population has...

Eggs in Early Complementary Feeding and Child Growth: A Randomized Controlled Trial 30/05/2017

Abstract Background Eggs are a good source of nutrients for growth and development. We hypothesized that introducing eggs early during complementary feeding would improve child nutrition. Method A...

Timing of food introduction and development of food sensitization in a prospective birth cohort 29/05/2017

Abstract Background The effect of infant feeding practices on the development of food allergy remains controversial. We examined the relationship between timing and patterns of food introduction and...

Eggs - Nature's multivitamin media report May 2017 17/05/2017

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Has the UK really become iodine sufficient? 24/04/2017

Abstract In December, 2016, the Iodine Global Network (IGN) published its new map of global iodine nutrition based on median urinary iodine concentration (mUIC) in school-aged children. Notably, the...

Intake of different dietary proteins and risk of type 2 diabetes in men: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. 11/04/2017

Abstract The roles of different dietary proteins in the aetiology of type 2 diabetes (T2D) remain unclear. We investigated the associations of dietary proteins with the risk of incident T2D in...

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data 15/02/2017

Abstract Objectives  To assess the overall effect of vitamin D supplementation on risk of acute respiratory tract infection, and to identify factors modifying this effect. Design  Systematic review...

Eggs and type 2 diabetes: Current evidence suggests no cause for concern in the short-term 14/02/2017

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide (van Dieren et al. 2010) and therefore nutritional guidelines to prevent and manage this disease and its...