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Nutrient Composition

We still don’t know that our children need vitamin D daily: a study of parents’ understanding of vitamin D requirements in children aged 0-2 years 15/08/2019

Day R, Krishnarao  R, Sahota P, Christian MS     Abstract Background Vitamin D deficiency has been highlighted as a serious public health problem in the United Kingdom. One in four toddlers are not...

Role of vitamin D supplementation for primary prevention of cancer: Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. 15/05/2019

Varun Samji, Tarek Haykal, Yazan Zayed, Inderdeep Gakhal, Vijay Veerapaneni, Michelle Obeid, Babikir Kheiri, Sunil Badami, Ghassan Bachuwa, Rizwan Danish; Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State...

Dietary protein and bone health across the life-course: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis over 40 years 01/04/2019

Authors A. L. Darling, R. J. F. Manders, S. Sahni, K. Zhu, C. E. Hewitt, R. L. Prince, D. J. Millward, S. A. Lanham-New Abstract We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of published papers...

Egg consumption in pregnancy and infancy: Advice has changed 20/02/2019

Gray J, 20 February 2019, Egg consumption in pregnancy and infancy: Advice has changed, Journal of Health Visiting (2019), 7(2):68-77 The UK government has now revised its advice on the safety of...

Food-First Approach to Enhance the Regulation of Post-exercise Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis and Remodeling. Burd et al. Sports Med. 2019; 49(Suppl 1): 59–68. 22/01/2019

Abstract Protein recommendations are provided on a daily basis as defined by the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) at 0.80 g protein/kg/day. However, meal-based, as opposed to daily, dietary...

Maternal choline supplementation ameliorates Alzheimer’s disease pathology by reducing brain homocysteine levels across multiple generations 08/01/2019

Ramon Velazquez, Eric Ferreira,  Wendy Winslow,  Nikhil Dave,  Ignazio S. Piras,  Marcus Naymik, Matthew J. Huentelman,  An Tran,  Antonella Caccamo & Salvatore Oddo Abstract The lack of...

Maternal choline supplementation ameliorates Alzheimer’s disease pathology by reducing brain homocysteine levels across multiple generations. Velazquez R, et al. Mol Psychiatry. 2019; Epub ahead of print. 08/01/2019

Abstract The lack of effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is alarming, considering the number of people currently affected by this disorder and the projected increase over the next few...

Choline: The Underconsumed and Underappreciated Essential Nutrient 01/11/2018

Wallace, Taylor C., PhD, CFS, FACN; Blusztajn, Jan Krzysztof, PhD; Caudill, Marie A., PhD, RD; Klatt, Kevin C., MS; Natker, Elana, MS, RD; Zeisel, Steven H., MD, PhD; Zelman, Kathleen M., MPH, RD, LD...

Dietary Protein and Preservation of Physical Functioning Among Middle-Aged and Older Adults in the Framingham Offspring Study. 14/08/2018

Mustafa J Ellison RC Singer MR Bradlee ML Kalesan B Holick MF Moore LL Abstract    Dietary protein may help prevent age-related declines in strength and functional capacity. This study examines the...

Intake of Different Dietary Proteins and Risk of Heart Failure in Men 29/05/2018

Abstract Background  Animal and plant protein intakes have indicated opposite associations with cardiovascular mortality risk. Whether dietary proteins are associated with risk of heart failure (HF)...