Do plant-based ultra-processed foods improve the nutritional quality of vegetarian diets?
Vegetarian diets are often characterized as having beneficial health effects due to their higher nutritional quality. However, not all vegetarian
Plant protein vs. animal protein: Which has the greatest impact bone health?
Studies suggest that increased intakes of plant-based foods and decreased consumption of animal-based foods may reduce the risk of chronic
Vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity: Is there a link?
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Co-V-2) has caused a global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Infected persons display
Is there a link between temporal dietary patterns and obesity?
Traditional investigation of the diet-health relation tends to focus on singular behaviors such as breakfast skipping or aspects of dietary
Vitamin D Status and Depression: Is there a link?
Low vitamin D status has been associated with depression, but research among minority populations such as Puerto Ricans living in
Can Low-Dose Dietary Fish Oil Supplementation Provide Cardiovascular Health Benefits?
Inconsistent and sometimes contradictory results from nutrition studies can be puzzling. However, the challenge of reproducibility is the foundation of
Updated WIC food packages are associated with improvements in the diets and health of low-income, vulnerable infants and young children
In 2009 the USDA’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), which promotes the health and nutrition
Food attributes: Why some foods may be better than others for satisfying hunger
Studies have shown that satiety-promoting foods, those that prolong digestion and reduce appetite, may facilitate weight loss by helping to
COVID-19: Disruptions in food security and the potential impacts on migration
Food insecurity is an increasing concern around the world. Together, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and the global recession
Limiting myristic acid-rich foods: A novel dietary approach to lowering cardiovascular disease risk
The primary function of lipoproteins is to transport lipids in the blood. While there are several classes of lipoproteins, some