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Breakfast consumption and nutrient intakes in 4–18-year-olds: UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme (2008–2012) 17/08/2017

Abstract Although breakfast consumption is widely considered to be an important component of a healthy lifestyle, few UK studies have examined differences in nutrient intakes between breakfast...

Usual Choline intakes are associated with egg and protein food consumption in the United States 05/08/2017

Summary Choline is an essential nutrient with critical roles in several biological processes including neuronal development, cell signaling, nerve impulse transmission, and lipid transport and...

Peripheral skeleton bone strength is positively correlated with total and dairy protein intakes in healthy postmenopausal women 02/08/2017

Abstract Background Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) are positively correlated with dietary protein intakes, which account for 1–8% of BMC and BMD variances. However, the...

Replacement of Refined Starches and Added Sugars with Egg Protein and Unsaturated Fats Increases Insulin Sensitivity and Lowers Triglycerides in Overweight or Obese Adults with Elevated Triglycerides 02/08/2017

Abstract Background Hypertriglyceridemia is a common condition in the United States and is often associated with other metabolic disturbances, including insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and a...

Poor Appetite and Dietary Intake in Community-Dwelling Older Adults 26/07/2017

Abstract Background/objectives Poor appetite in older adults leads to sub-optimal food intake and increases the risk of undernutrition. The impact of poor appetite on food intake in older adults is...

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...

Suboptimal Maternal Iodine Intake Is Associated with Impaired Child Neurodevelopment at 3 Years of Age in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study 01/07/2017

Abstract Background Severe iodine deficiency in pregnancy has major effects on child neurodevelopment, but less is known about the potential consequences of mild-to-moderate deficiency and iodine...

AMA Recommendations Highlight Importance of Choline for Pregnancy 28/06/2017

Abstract The American Medical Association (AMA) recently announced its recommendation to include choline in prenatal vitamins.1 Choline is an essential nutrient that is particularly important during...

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...