Research from ASN Journals

25-Hydroxycholecalciferol is most effective in raising serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D

Achieving optimal levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) through diet is difficult as most foods contain low levels of vitamin D. 

Should Your Diet Be Tailored to Your Metabotype?

Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition finds more work is needed to prove whether this personalized nutrition strategy will work

Which to Choose: Full-fat, Low-fat, or Non-fat Dairy?

Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition finds evidence does not support dietary recommendations of low-fat and non-fat dairy foods

Can walnut consumption benefit brain health?

Oxidative stress has long been linked to age-related cognitive decline, the harbinger of dementia. Epidemiologic studies relating adherence to antioxidant-rich

Plant Pigment Power of Phytonutrients and Vascular Health

Blueberries, Red Raspberries and Resveratrol Phytochemicals, also known as phytonutrients (phyto=plant) are plant-based compounds with certain biological actions that sustain

Water consumption affects cognitive function in children

While it has long been known that dehydration affects cognition and mood in adults, few studies have examined the impact

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