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Nutrient Composition

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)...

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...

Macular Xanthophylls Are Related to Intellectual Ability among Adults with Overweight and Obesity 20/03/2018

Abstract Excess adiposity or obesity has been inversely related to cognitive function and macular xanthophyll status. However, whether the neuroprotective effects of macular xanthophylls on cognitive...

Iodine as Essential Nutrient during the First 1000 Days of Life 27/02/2018

Abstract Iodine is an essential micronutrient incorporated into thyroid hormones. Although iodine deficiency can lead to a broad spectrum of disorders throughout life, it is most critical in the...

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...

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...