Research from ASN Journals
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
Children receiving small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplementary foods have lower mortality rates
Vulnerable populations, particularly children under five years of age in low- and middle-income countries, are at increased risk of adverse
Declining dietary quality may begin as early as 1 year of age
A new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that declines in dietary quality begin as early as
Brain concentrations of docosahexaenoic acid in neonatal mice are independent of fatty acid transporter expression
Long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids play many essential roles in mediating inflammatory reactions, brain myelination, and cognitive function. Docosahexaenoic acid
Intake of fermented dairy foods is inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are both leading causes of morbidity and mortality in many countries.
Multifaceted interventions improve motor and language skills in children
Development of children can be influenced by multiple factors, including nutritional status (during pregnancy and in childhood), health, hygiene behaviors,
Fasting during the second trimester of pregnancy may be particularly harmful
Energy restriction during pregnancy is known to increase risk of preterm birth. A recent study published in The Journal of
Ebola virus disease: Can vitamin A supplementation lower overall mortality?
There is a crucial need for impactful care strategies to combat the frequent outbreaks and high mortality associated with Ebola
Synbiotic pasta found to enhance the health of obese individuals with or without hyperglycemia
The microbes that populate the human body provide vital functions that are essential for health. Food components known as probiotics
Dietary fiber: An integral component of a successful weight loss intervention
Major shortcomings associated with sustainable weight loss include difficulty following low-calorie diets and the body’s ability to regain weight easily.