New Approaches for Creating Lasting Behavior Change
Identifying optimal behaviors to maximize health and prevent chronic diseases is just part of our challenge. We must also help people make
Consumption of water with very low mineral content may compromise bone development in children
Calcium is one of the key micronutrients needed for bone development. It is especially important during childhood and adolescence because
A Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil: An important defense against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, characterized by abnormal accumulation of fat within the liver, is a leading cause of chronic liver
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Adherence to sustainable dietary practices may help prevent future weight gain
Improving sustainability of current food systems may prevent future health, environmental and social concerns. In addition to these positive impacts,
Japanese longevity: Does diet play a role?
Year after year, average life expectancy in Japan continues to be the highest in the world. Some speculate that the
Children receiving small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplementary foods have lower mortality rates
Vulnerable populations, particularly children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries, are at increased risk of adverse
Declining dietary quality may begin as early as 1 year of age
A new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that declines in dietary quality begin as early as
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Abstract Submissions are Open for Nutrition 2020!
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) welcomes the submission of original research in the form of abstracts for presentation at
ASN Nominations for 2020 Board of Director Positions
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) has opened the call for nominations to fill six positions on the 2020 ASN
Current Developments in Nutrition’s 2019 Research Interest Section (RIS) Competition for Special Collections
Jack Odle, PhD, Editor of Current Developments in Nutrition (CDN), along with his Deputy Editors, are pleased to announce the
Call for Nominations: Honoring Excellence in Nutrition Science, Education & Practice
We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for 2020 ASN Awards and the ASN Class of 2020 Fellows!
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
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Brain concentrations of docosahexaenoic acid in neonatal mice are independent of fatty acid transporter expression
Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids play many essential roles in mediating inflammatory reactions, brain myelination, and cognitive function. Docosahexaenoic acid
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
Is it Time to Rethink the Traditional Renal Diet?
The renal diet is commonly recommended for those with late stages of chronic kidney disease and end-stage kidney disease. The