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Mineral content of eggs differs with hen strain, age, and rearing environment 16/02/2018

Abstract Egg nutrient quality is strongly influenced by hen diet but is also affected by rearing environment, hen strain, and hen age. The objective of the current study was to determine the effect...

Replacing carbohydrate during a glucose challenge with the egg white portion or whole eggs protects against postprandial impairments in vascular endothelial function in prediabetic men by limiting increases in glycaemia and lipid peroxidation 14/02/2018

Abstract Eggs attenuate postprandial hyperglycaemia (PPH), which transiently impairs vascular endothelial function (VEF). We hypothesised that co-ingestion of a glucose challenge with egg-based meals...

British eggs: Back on the menu for all 13/02/2018

Abstract This article updates the latest guidance and research on the suitability of eggs as a good source of nutrition for particular population groups. This follows the publication of two important...

A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression of the effect of protein supplementation on resistance training-induced gains in muscle mass and strength in healthy adults 19/01/2018

Abstract Objective  We performed a systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression to determine if dietary protein supplementation augments resistance exercise training (RET)-induced gains in...

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...