Research from ASN Journals

Study finds dietary hemp mitigates the development of obesity-related disorders in genetically obese rats

Hemp seeds contain a variety of nutrients and bioactive compounds that may play an important role in human health. Of

Ketogenic diets: What the science says

High intake of dietary fat is commonly believed, by both scientists and the general public, to cause obesity, diabetes, and

Adding a variety of spice to food may benefit health

The results of a recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that a blend of different spices not

Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategies Must Start Early

Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition concludes, “starting early isn’t an option, it’s essential.” Today in the United States,

Acute high-fat overfeeding elevates circulating hepatokines

Hepatokines are recently identified proteins that exert systemic metabolic effects in an endocrine-like manner.  These proteins impact insulin sensitivity and

Are You Eating Enough Fish?

Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition finds a link between fish consumption and a lower risk of several chronic

ATF4 regulates mTORC1 responses to prolonged leucine deprivation via REDD1 and Sestrin2

The master protein kinase, mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1), promotes anabolism when it is activated by amino acids,

Overview of the Third Expert Report on Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Cancer

The impact of dietary patterns, nutrition, and physical activity on cancer development has been the topic of study by many

Multiple factors influence folate metabolism as indicated by serum levels of multiple forms

A complete picture of the various serum folate forms after the introduction of folic acid fortification of foods is now

Can a fungus lead to improved iron absorption?

Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) remains one of the most common micronutrient deficiency disorders in the world. Strategies to address IDA