Maternal diet and perinatal factors influence the microbial composition of breast milk
Breast milk is a complex, dynamic matrix of nutrients and bioactive agents, both of which are vitally important to the
Whole Grains: A matter of processing
When a carbohydrate-rich food or meal is consumed, there is a subsequent rise in blood glucose, referred to as the
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
Do Certain Food Groups Raise Breast Cancer Risk?
Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition examines the link between breast cancer risk and 13 food groups Breast cancer
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
Lifelong consumption of two sources of bioactives can reduce estrogen receptor-negative mammary cancer incidence and volume
All cancers are characterized by changes in regulators of cell proliferation and apoptosis, with many of those changes resulting from
Brain gene expression is impacted by a-tocopherol form in weanling mice
Some of the impacts of vitamin E deficiency include neurodegeneration, demyelination and ataxia, indicating that vitamin E is critical in
Will Eating Nuts Help You Ward Off Cognitive Decline?
Scientific review published in Advances in Nutrition finds some promising evidence, but not enough to make firm conclusions As we
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
Do plant-based ultra-processed foods improve the nutritional quality of vegetarian diets?
Vegetarian diets are often characterized as having beneficial health effects due to their higher nutritional quality. However, not all vegetarian