Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Study finds a spoonful of cinnamon improves health

Sprinkling a spoonful of cinnamon on breakfast foods not only adds a burst of flavor but also dramatically lowers an individual's blood sugar levels, potentially reducing the chance of developing diabetes, says a new study ...

Feb 06, 2013
popularity0 comments 0

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
popularity34 comments 0

Is long-term weight loss possible after menopause?

Many people can drop pounds quickly in the early phases of a diet, but studies have found that it is difficult to keep the weight off in the long term. For post-menopausal women, natural declines in energy expenditure could ...

Aug 28, 2012
popularity0 comments 0

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
popularity54 comments 0