Vitamins and Minerals

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