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Critical nutrients for brain development in infants and children 23/09/2020

Bridget Halnan Abstract The UK Department of Health publishes detailed recommendations for supplements during pregnancy and the postnatal period. Are there potential risks of over-supplementing the...

Evaluating current egg consumption patterns: Associations with diet quality, nutrition and health status in the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey 17/09/2020

Gibson S., Gray J. Abstract Dietary habits are constantly evolving with changes in culture, economics and the food supply. In the UK, red meat intakes have been declining for more than a decade,...

Selenium, Selenoproteins and Viral Infection 04/09/2020

Guillin, O.M., Vindry, C., Ohlmann, T., et al.  Abstract Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are frequently produced during viral infections. Generation of these ROS can be both beneficial and detrimental...

The provision of recipes and single-use herb/spice packets to increase egg and protein intake in community-dwelling older adults: a randomised controlled trial 01/09/2020

Van den Huevel, E., Murphy, J.L, Appleton, K.M. Objective: This study investigated the impact of recipe and single-use herb/spice packet provision on egg intake and protein intake in community-...

Effects of weight loss during a very low carbohydrate diet on specific adipose tissue depots and insulin sensitivity in older adults with obesity: a randomized clinical trial 12/08/2020

Goss, A.M., Gower, B., Soleymani, T. et al. Introduction Nearly 35% of adults in the U.S. aged 65 and over have obesity, and the prevalence of chronic metabolic disease and impaired functional status...

Energy Intake and Satiety Responses of Eggs for Breakfast in Overweight and Obese Adults—A Crossover Study 03/08/2020

Keogh, B.J. and Clifton, M.P. Abstract The type of food eaten for breakfast may determine the amount of food consumed at the next meal. This may be important when considering dietary advice for...

Soy and wheat proteins helpful for building aging muscles, but not as potent as animal protein 07/07/2020

The Physiological Society The number of vegans in the UK has quadrupled since 2006, meaning that there are around 600,000 vegans in Great Britain. While we know plant-based diets are beneficial for...

Iodine status during pregnancy and at 6 weeks, 6, 12 and 18 months post‐partum 29/06/2020

Aakre, I., Morseth, M.S., et al.  1 INTRODUCTION Iodine is a micronutrient and an essential component of the thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones regulate a wide range of cellular and physiological...

Maternal choline and respiratory coronavirus effects on fetal brain development 12/06/2020

Freedman, R., Hunter, Sharon.K., Law, Amanda.K., Introduction The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) anticipate that maternal COVID-19 infection will affect fetal development like other respiratory...

Extra choline may help pregnant women decrease negative effects of COVID-19 on their newborns 01/06/2020

Milzer, J.    Pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on their babies, according to a new...