Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Leading nutrition experts speak up about malnutrition

As we better understand the role food plays in our overall health and wellbeing, the closer the connection becomes between nutrition and medicine. Malnutrition is a critical public health problem, affecting many people across ...

Apr 27, 2016
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Nutrition researchers develop the healthy beverage index

Researchers at Virginia Tech have developed a new scoring method for assessing beverage intake, the Healthy Beverage Index (HBI). In a report published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics they describe ...

Jul 09, 2015
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Get more out of your vitamin D

If you take a vitamin D pill to meet your requirements for the sunshine vitamin, you'll get more out of it if you eat it with a little fat. Fat stimulates the release of bile into the small intestine, which makes it easier ...

Oct 14, 2015
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Digging into the DNA for a successful diet

Genetically-tailored diets are in vogue. But do they work? Genes are the latest trend in nutrition, at least going by the burgeoning legion of Internet companies offering diets tailored to our genetic make-up. These services ...

Feb 26, 2016
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