Research from ASN Journals

Adherence to sustainable dietary practices may help prevent future weight gain

Improving sustainability of current food systems may prevent future health, environmental and social concerns. In addition to these positive impacts,

A Mediterranean diet rich in extra-virgin olive oil: An important defense against nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, characterized by abnormal accumulation of fat within the liver, is a leading cause of chronic liver

Japanese longevity: Does diet play a role?

Year after year, average life expectancy in Japan continues to be the highest in the world.  Some speculate that the

Consumption of water with very low mineral content may compromise bone development in children

Calcium is one of the key micronutrients needed for bone development. It is especially important during childhood and adolescence because

Children receiving small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplementary foods have lower mortality rates

Vulnerable populations, particularly children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries, are at increased risk of adverse

Declining dietary quality may begin as early as 1 year of age

A new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that declines in dietary quality begin as early as

Brain concentrations of docosahexaenoic acid in neonatal mice are independent of fatty acid transporter expression

Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids play many essential roles in mediating inflammatory reactions, brain myelination, and cognitive function. Docosahexaenoic acid

Intake of fermented dairy foods is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are both leading causes of morbidity and mortality in many countries. 

Multifaceted interventions improve motor and language skills in children

Development of children can be influenced by multiple factors, including nutritional status (during pregnancy and in childhood), health, hygiene behaviors,

Fasting during the second trimester of pregnancy may be particularly harmful

Energy restriction during pregnancy is known to increase risk of preterm birth. A recent study published in The Journal of