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Nutrient Composition

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...

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...

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...

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...

Usual Choline intakes are associated with egg and protein food consumption in the United States 05/08/2017

Summary Choline is an essential nutrient with critical roles in several biological processes including neuronal development, cell signaling, nerve impulse transmission, and lipid transport and...

Peripheral skeleton bone strength is positively correlated with total and dairy protein intakes in healthy postmenopausal women 02/08/2017

Abstract Background Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) are positively correlated with dietary protein intakes, which account for 1–8% of BMC and BMD variances. However, the...

Poor Appetite and Dietary Intake in Community-Dwelling Older Adults 26/07/2017

Abstract Background/objectives Poor appetite in older adults leads to sub-optimal food intake and increases the risk of undernutrition. The impact of poor appetite on food intake in older adults is...