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Research reviews

A randomized trial of egg introduction from 4 months of age in infants at risk for egg allergy 14/10/2016

Abstract Epidemiological evidence suggests delayed introduction of egg may not protect against egg allergy in infants at risk of allergic disease. Objective To assess whether dietary introduction of...

Timing of Allergenic Food Introduction to the Infant Diet and Risk of Allergic or Autoimmune Disease A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis 21/09/2016

ABSTRACT Importance  Timing of introduction of allergenic foods to the infant diet may influence the risk of allergic or autoimmune disease, but the evidence for this has not been comprehensively...

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...

Dietary cholesterol, heart disease risk and cognitive dissonance 22/01/2014

In the 1960s, the thesis that dietary cholesterol contributes to blood cholesterol and heart disease risk was a rational conclusion based on the available science at that time. Fifty years later the...

Eggs and satiety review 06/07/2012

Introduction Eggs have long been acknowledged as a healthy food, but studies now point towards benefits for weight management, most recently from a trial presented at this year’s European Congress of...