In the case of Shakespeare, a rose is a rose is a rose – all smell sweet. But, in the case of sweeteners, the story is not quite so simple. Here are a couple of scenarios that may look familiar to you: – You’ve sat down at your favorite breakfast place, and your […]
https://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SweetenerPackets_SFerreira.jpg40323024Sanae Ferreirahttps://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/asn-logo-2.gifSanae Ferreira2018-10-10 15:40:332018-10-11 14:27:09What's in a name? That which we call "sweet" by any other name may not be the same.
Choose your own adventure: Which scenario do you identify with? You wake up crabby and groggy each morning, reluctantly rolling out of bed after hitting ‘snooze’ three times at a minimum. You curse the morning as you shock your system with a splash of cold water- a cruel, yet necessary ritual. You grab strong coffee […]
https://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Feature-image-ASN.jpg476850Sarah Dimitratoshttps://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/asn-logo-2.gifSarah Dimitratos2018-10-01 12:10:332018-10-01 12:15:52Food and Mood: What Is Nutritional Psychiatry?
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for persons ages 15-43, affecting 16.2 million adults. Furthermore, depression is comorbid with other prevalent, chronic conditions including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and obesity/metabolic syndrome (MetS). MDD alone is almost twice as prevalent in women compared to men, and women have a 62% […]
https://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/pexels-photo-568027.jpeg350524Olivia Riverahttps://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/asn-logo-2.gifOlivia Rivera2018-09-07 13:16:532018-09-10 15:49:06Why women are at greater risk for major depression and cardiometabolic comorbidities
Sleep in America Do you prioritize your sleep? If you do, you are among the 10% of American adults who make sleep a priority. However, if sleep is not your priority, you may relate more to the 33% of American adults who currently sleep less than seven hours per night, which may have health […]
Folic acid is a B-vitamin and is well known for its role during early neurodevelopment. It promotes the closure of the neural tube in utero. The neural tube in the developing embryo is the first step to forming the brain and spinal cord. If the neural tube does not close, it can lead to […]
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Breastfeeding as an issue of significance in the world of public health and nutrition has gained considerable traction in recent months. With globally publicized opposition by the US to the World Health Assembly Resolution on Infant and Young Child Feeding (triggered by severe restrictions on milk products for older infants and young children) and reports […]
https://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/breastfeeding-2730855_1280.png12801003Rukshan Mehtahttps://nutrition.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/asn-logo-2.gifRukshan Mehta2018-07-31 09:56:022018-07-31 09:59:19Breastfeeding: The Long and the Short of It