Omega-3 fatty acids may help increase colonic microbiota diversity
Creating a colonic environment that reduces proinflammatory processes has important implications in promoting health and treating certain diseases. Because the
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
Strategies to improve bone health among Hispanic adults: where do we go next?
A healthy, balanced diet is important for overall good health, but certain nutrients, such as protein, calcium, vitamin D, potassium,
A Diet Low in Manganese Increases Complications with Ovulation and May Impact Fertility
A diet low in manganese may increase the risk for anovulation, or failure of the ovary to release an egg
What role does nutrition play on vascular dementia?
According to the United Nations the aging population is growing and by 2050 the number of people aged 60 years
The role of maternal folic acid supplementation on offspring neurodevelopment
Folic acid is a B-vitamin and is well known for its role during early neurodevelopment. It promotes the closure
When calcium is not equal to bone health
Calcium is traditionally considered the bone-health nutrient. This is because 99% of calcium is contained within the bone, in which
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
Vitamin D and Cancer Risk – A potential magic bullet?
Vitamin D, also known as cholecalciferol, plays an important role in bone health and muscle strength and is essential for
Moving toward a holistic model of woman-centered antenatal care
By: Sheela Sinharoy, MPH Sunday began with a symposium titled, Delivering Nutrition Interventions to Women during Pregnancy: Beyond Individual Interventions