Processed Foods: Nutrition, Definitions and Policy Issues
Recent publications about ultra-processed foods have led to proposed classifications of foods based on the degree of processing and whether
Food insecurity and childhood obesity: Is there a connection?
A well-nourished population requires that all members of society have access to sufficient amounts of nutritious food. Unfortunately, food insecurity
Announcing the Launch of ASN’s Statistical Review Board
ASN continues its tradition of innovation and excellence in nutrition research with the launch of a shared Statistical Review Board.
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A follow-up to the Women’s Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial: Are there health benefits associated with low-fat dietary patterns?
The preferred macronutrient dietary composition and its potential impact on health has been debated for decades. The importance of this
Is salted fish carcinogenic?
How certain foods, nutrients, and eating patterns influence cancer risk is of great interest. Although there is no certainty that
Trending Articles from ASN Journals – Week of August 5, 2019
The following articles from ASN Journals have been receiving attention in the news and social media: The impact of keto-adaptation
Do Almonds Lower Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?
Review published in Advances in Nutrition finds evidence to support almonds’ heart-healthy claims, but most people don’t eat enough of
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Strengthening Nutrition Research: The Role of a National Institute of Nutrition
At the American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting, Nutrition 2019, a panel discussion was held to discuss the proposed National
Oral Testimony to the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee
This oral testimony at the second meeting of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee was provided by Sarah Ohlhorst, MS,
ASN Welcomes New President, Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD
Leadership priorities include implementing the ASN 2028 strategic plan for ASN’s 100-year anniversary in 2028, and expanding knowledge, engagement and
Highlights from Nutrition 2019: Sunday, June 9
Over 3,000 people joined American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting, Nutrition 2019 held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore,
2019 Recipients of National Scientific Achievement Awards
Top researchers, clinicians and educators will be recognized for their outstanding contributions at Nutrition 2019 Rockville, MD (May 23, 2019)
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Emerging Health Effects and Implications of Cannabis
State legalization has expanded access and acceptance in the use of cannabis for medical and recreational purposes. It has also created
Going nuts about milk? Here’s what you need to know about plant-based milk alternatives
I don’t necessarily need to take milk products out of my diet. But as a consumer who is curious about
Food and Mood: What Is Nutritional Psychiatry?
Choose your own adventure: Which scenario do you identify with? You wake up crabby and groggy each morning, reluctantly rolling
Inflammation: What Is It, and how can my diet and behavior affect it?
Suppose you’ve been told to eat an anti-inflammatory diet, or maybe you’re a practitioner whose clients want to know whether