News from Nutrition 2019

Understanding Nutritional Science – A Video Contest

A video contest to help the public better understand nutrition research The Understanding Nutritional Science competition promotes the creation of

New research on diet and supplements during pregnancy and beyond

Scientists announce findings on use of supplements and eating well when you’re expecting Baltimore (June 9, 2019) – The foods

Eating more vitamin K found to help, not harm, patients on warfarin

Contrary to common wisdom, increasing vitamin K intake helps stabilize anticoagulation Baltimore (June 11, 2019) – When prescribed the anticoagulant

Highlights from Nutrition 2019: Sunday, June 9

Over 3,000 people joined American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting, Nutrition 2019 held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore,

One change can make diet more planet friendly

Using simulation and diets of 16,000 people, scientists discover how to cut your diet’s climate impact in half Baltimore (June

Policies encouraging healthy eating could greatly cut cancer-related costs

Using sophisticated models, researchers examine how various warning labels and taxes targeting diet would reduce cancer cases and cancer-associated costs

Do policies targeting sugary drinks pay off?

New research suggests that taxes and health warnings could bring significant health and economic benefits by cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened

Sun-exposed oyster mushrooms help patients fight tuberculosis

Bread containing the low-cost mushrooms increased vitamin D levels and boosted immune response of TB patients Baltimore (June 9, 2019)

Study links poor sleep with poor nutrition

People who routinely sleep less than 7 hours per night show lower intakes of critical nutrients Baltimore (June 9, 2019)

What is the world drinking? Study reveals global intake of major beverages

Latest stats show beverage choice varies dramatically around the world Baltimore (June 8, 2019) – The beverages we drink represent