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Nutrient composition

Activation of central orexin/hypocretin neurons by dietary amino acids

Highlights Brain orexin/hypocretin cells are stimulated by dietary amino acids (AAs) AA sensing involves K-ATP channels and system-A transporters Nonessential AAs stimulate orexin/hypocretin cells more than essential AAs AA presence prevents glucose from blocking orexin/hypocretin cells...

Choline: needed for normal development of memory

Choline is a dietary component essential for normal function of all cells. It, or its metabolites, assures the structural integrity and signaling functions of cell membranes; it is the major source of methyl-groups in the diet (one of choline's metabolites, betaine, participates in the...

Free aromatic amino acids in egg yolk show antioxidant properties

Abstract Laying hens are known to be able to “bio-convert” health-promoting components from the diet into eggs. Wheat and corn are important sources of antioxidant phenolics in the human diet. Given the fact that wheat and corn are major feed ingredients of laying hens in Canada, the...