Nutrition & Parkinson’s disease: is there a link?
Figure of mouse brain tissue from the substantia nigra; cells that are stained are dopamine producing. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is
Therapies targeting gut microbiota in chronic kidney disease: exciting ideas, but not supported by the current evidence
The gut microbiota is the diverse community of microorganisms that reside within the gastrointestinal tract. The importance of the composition
Breastfeeding: The Long and the Short of It
Breastfeeding as an issue of significance in the world of public health and nutrition has gained considerable traction in recent
Omega-3s: “The Triple Threat” or “The Dynamic Duo”?
The popularity of the essential polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids (O3FA) is on the rise. In 2017, O3FA achieved a spot
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
Alkaline Diets and Kidney Disease
Many dangerous fad diets exist that purport to treat diseases such as cancer by manipulating the pH of blood with
Inflammatory Bowel Disease – A Condition of our Culture, or Cultures of our Condition?
By Allison Dostal, PhD Gastrointestinal problems are one of the most common unpleasant issues that we all experience at some
Green Tea: Who Does it Help, and How?
By: Emma Partridge, MS Candidate Green tea contains a high concentration of polyphenols, most of which are flavanols. Flavanols are
Immunometabolism: The Role of Iron in an Emerging Field
By Ann Liu, PhD Historically, immunology and metabolism have been distinct disciplines. However in recent decades we have learned that
The Many Faces of Nutrition and Inflammation
By Sheela Sinharoy Tuesday’s minisymposium ‘Nutrition and Inflammation’ covered a wide range of topics and research designs from clinical, lab,