Multiple ways to achieve a healthy high-quality diet
The Dietary Patterns Methods Project is a multi-institutional effort to standardize dietary pattern research through consistency of methods that could
Does taxing sweetened beverages affect purchases of nontaxed food and beverages?
Policy makers are increasingly interested in implementing sweetened beverage taxes as a strategy for reducing sweetened beverage consumption and associated
Diet diversity unveils relationships between fiber intake and gut microbiota composition
Diet is known to influence composition of the gut microbiota, however, our understanding of the specific changes in microbial composition
Ascorbic acid enhances iron bioavailability from fortified infant cereals containing whole grain and pulses
Combatting iron deficiency anemia during early childhood typically involves using fortified cereal-based complementary foods. Because of the nutrients (vitamins, minerals,
Iron fortification of salt may benefit those in regions with high rates of anemia
Low compliance among the people of India has caused iron supplementation approaches there to not be effective in reducing anemia.
Commercial devices provide reasonable estimates of energy expenditure but not energy storage
Mathematical models have been formulated that allow energy intake (EI) to be estimated by solving the equation energy storage (ES)
Understanding how obesity contributes to diseases requires an appreciation of how fat mass and lean mass correlate with metabolic biomarkers
Many diseases are associated with obesity, and multiple studies have documented associations between body mass index (BMI), a surrogate measure
Snacks fortified with a nutrient compendium found to lower blood lipid levels in adults unable or unwilling to use drug therapy
A newly released study in The Journal of Nutrition reported significant reductions in LDL cholesterol in response to consumption of
Junk food: Do we know it when we see it?
In the academic literature, there is no consistent definition for junk food. Most studies assume that junk food is limited
Link strengthened between sugar-sweetened beverage consumption during adolescence and body fat at early adulthood
A newly released study in The Journal of Nutrition confirmed a positive association between high intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages during