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Nutrient Composition

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...

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. 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...

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...

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)...

Effects of Egg Consumption and Choline Supplementation on Plasma Choline and Trimethylamine-N-Oxide in a Young Population 15/05/2018

Lemos. S B, Vera-Medina I et al, 15 May 2018, Effects of Egg Consumption and Choline Supplementation on Plasma Choline and Trimethylamine-N-Oxide in a Young Population, Journal of the American...

Maternal Dietary Choline Status Influences Brain Grey and White Matter Development in Young Pigs 21/03/2018

Abstract Background Choline is an essential nutrient that is pivotal to proper brain development. Research in animal models suggests that perinatal choline deficiency influences neuron development in...