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Nutrient Composition

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...

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...

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...