Nutritional Immunology and Inflammation

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,