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Delayed conception in women with low-urinary iodine concentrations: a population-based prospective cohort study 11/01/2018

Abstract Study Question Is iodine deficiency associated with decreased fecundability? Summary Answer Moderate to severe iodine deficiency is associated with a 46% decrease in fecundability. What is...

Maternal choline supplementation during the third trimester of pregnancy improves infant information processing speed: a randomized, double-blind, controlled feeding study 07/12/2017

ABSTRACT  Rodent studies demonstrate that supplementing the maternal diet with choline during pregnancy produces life-long cognitive benefits for the offspring. In contrast, the two experimental...

Food Allergy: Update on Prevention and Tolerance 27/11/2017

Abstract Of the many possible hypotheses which explain the recent rise in childhood food allergy, the dual allergen exposure hypothesis has been the most extensively investigated. This chapter serves...

Maternal IgG immune complexes induce food allergen–specific tolerance in offspring 20/11/2017

Abstract The role of maternal immune responses in tolerance induction is poorly understood. To study whether maternal allergen sensitization affects offspring susceptibility to food allergy, we...

Eggs early in complementary feeding increase choline pathway biomarkers and DHA: a randomized controlled trial in Ecuador 01/11/2017

Abstract Background Choline status has been associated with stunting among young children. Findings from this study showed that an egg intervention improved linear growth by a length-for-age z score...

Early life innate immune signatures of persistent food allergy 24/10/2017

Abstract Background Food allergy naturally resolves in a proportion of food allergic children without intervention, however the underlying mechanisms governing the persistence or resolution of food...

The Importance of Breakfast in Atherosclerosis Disease: Insights From the PESA Study 10/10/2017

Abstract Background Daily habits, including the number and quality of eating occasions, are potential targets for primary prevention strategies with large health impacts. Skipping breakfast is...

Consumption of whole eggs promotes greater stimulation of postexercise muscle protein synthesis than consumption of isonitrogenous amounts of egg whites in young men 04/10/2017

Abstract Background: Protein in the diet is commonly ingested from whole foods that contain various macro- and micronutrients. However, the effect of consuming protein within its natural whole-food...

Egg consumption, cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes 27/09/2017

Summary Eggs are rich in nutrients and a source of essential fatty- and amino acids, and the food item with highest cholesterol content. Since the 1970s dietary recommendations have advised limiting...

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...