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Nutrient Composition

Intake of up to 3 Eggs per Day Is Associated with Changes in HDL Function and Increased Plasma Antioxidants in Healthy, Young Adults 11/01/2017

Abstract Background: HDL function may be more important than HDL concentration in determining risk for cardiovascular disease. In addition, HDL is a carrier of carotenoids and antioxidant enzymes,...

Iodine knowledge is positively associated with dietary iodine intake among women of childbearing age in the UK and Ireland 18/11/2016

Abstract Adequate I intake is important before conception and during pregnancy for optimal infant neurodevelopment. Recent studies have highlighted the prevalence of I deficiency in the UK and...

Estimation of the dietary requirement for vitamin D in adolescents aged 14–18 y: a dose-response, double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial 31/10/2016

Abstract Background Adolescents are a population group at high risk of low vitamin D status, yet the evidence base for establishing dietary vitamin D requirements remains weak. Objective The aim was...

Vitamin D–enhanced eggs are protective of wintertime serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in a randomized controlled trial of adults 31/10/2016

Abstract Background Despite numerous animal studies that have illustrated the impact of additional vitamin D in the diet of hens on the resulting egg vitamin D content, the effect of the consumption...

Vitamin K intake and all-cause and cause specific mortality 17/08/2016

Abstract Background & aims Vitamin K has been associated with various health outcomes, including non-fatal cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and cancer. However, little is known about the association...

Egg Consumption Increases Vitamin E Absorption from Co-Consumed Raw Mixed Vegetables in Healthy Young Men1,2,3 17/08/2016

Abstract Background: Most people living in the United States underconsume vitamin E, and dietary approaches to increase the absorption of vitamin E may help individuals to meet their body’s needs....

High dietary choline and betaine intakes are associated with low insulin resistance in the Newfoundland population 05/08/2016

Highlights: ●We first investigated the association of dietary choline and betaine intakes with insulin resistance. ●Dietary choline and betaine intakes were negatively correlated with insulin...

PHE is advising that 10 micrograms of vitamin D are needed daily to help keep healthy bones, teeth and muscles 21/07/2016

To protect bone and muscle health, everyone needs vitamin D equivalent to an average daily intake of 10 micrograms, Public Health England (PHE) advised the government today (Thursday 21 July 2016)....

Considering the benefits of egg consumption for older people at risk of sarcopenia. 09/06/2016

Abstract Sarcopenia is an important health issue for older people. It is closely linked with frailty and malnutrition and can significantly reduce both health and quality of life for those affected...

Higher Dietary Choline and Betaine Intakes Are Associated with Better Body Composition in the Adult Population of Newfoundland, Canada 11/05/2016

Abstract Background Choline is an essential nutrient and betaine is an osmolyte and methyl donor. Both are important to maintain health including adequate lipid metabolism. Supplementation of dietary...