Maternal vitamin D is positively associated with neurocognitive development of children
Vitamin D is recognized as critical for the neurological development of fetuses, however it is unclear whether gestational vitamin D
Higher energy and zinc intakes in complementary foods are associated with improved child nutritional status
Effective complementary feeding practices to provide the nutrients needed for growth and development once child growth demands exceed the nutrient
Inclusion of lactoferrin in a test meal increased iron absorption in infants
Lactoferrin binds iron ions and the presence of a lactoferrin receptor in the small intestine suggests iron bound to lactoferrin
Biofortification increases iron content of potatoes and sweet potatoes, but does not negate need for additional iron to prevent deficiency
The prevalence of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in low- and middle-income countries is relatively high, in part, because
Vitamin D status and COVID-19 severity: Is there a link?
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Co-V-2) has caused a global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Infected persons display
Understanding the Intersection of Climate/Environmental Change, Health, Agriculture and Improved Nutrition
Achieving adequate micronutrient nutrition presents some of the greatest challenges in the U.S. and globally. In developing countries micronutrient inadequacy is
What exactly does a HAT Trick in Hockey have to do with Sepsis Therapy?
Sepsis is a nondiscriminatory condition affecting the young and old. It is a physiologic, biologic and biochemical chaotic state reflecting
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,