11/12/ 21: Vitamin D in Breastmilk

  1. Vitamin D
  2. The vitamin D deficiency pandemic: Approaches for diagnosis, treatment and prevention


Prolonging the female reproductive lifespan and improving egg quality with dietary omega-3 fatty acids

5/12/21: Omega-3 for Toddlers and Infants

  1. The Relationship of Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) with Learning and Behavior in Healthy Children: A Review
  2. Omega-3 fatty acids in ADHD and related neurodevelopmental disorders
  3. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake by Age, Gender, and Pregnancy Status in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003–2014

4/26/21: Longevity

In Brief: Social relationships and longevity

4/14/21: Carbohydrate Requirements

  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Dietary Carbohydrates: Sugars and Starches
  3. The Ketogenic Diet: A Detailed Beginner’s Guide to Keto
  4. A Low-Carb Meal Plan and Menu to Improve Your Health

3/16/21: Non-Dairy Milk for Toddlers

  1. A Comparison of the Nutritional Value of Cow’s Milk and Nondairy Beverages

3/10/21: Vitamin D and pregnancy

  1. A randomized trial of vitamin D supplementation in 2 community health center networks in South Carolina
  2. Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy: double-blind, randomized clinical trial of safety and effectiveness.
  3. Prenatal vitamin D and dental caries in infants
  4. Maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy and childhood bone mass at age 9 years: a longitudinal study

3/9/21: Dates and Labor

  1. Date fruit consumption at term: Effect on length of gestation, labour and delivery
  2. The effect of late pregnancy consumption of date fruit on labour and delivery

2/18/21: Folate vs Folic Acid

  1. Multivitamin Supplementation During Pregnancy: Emphasis on Folic Acid and l-Methylfolate
  2. Folic acid for the prevention of colorectal adenomas: a randomized clinical trial
  3. Cancer incidence and mortality after treatment with folic acid and vitamin B12

2/16/21: Preconception and undernutrition

Food Assistance

A Summary of Pathways or Mechanisms Linking Preconception Maternal Nutrition with Birth Outcomes

2/10/21: Baby Food and Toxins: Should You Worry?

  1. Baby Foods Are Tainted with Dangerous Levels of Arsenic, Lead, Cadmium, and Mercury
  2. Lead Exposure in Children
  3. Analytical Results of the Total Diet Study

2/3/21: Vitamin A

  1. Bioconversion of dietary provitamin A carotenoids to vitamin A in humans
  2. Single nucleotide polymorphisms upstream from the β-carotene 15,15′-monoxygenase gene influence provitamin A conversion efficiency in female volunteers

11/25/20: Chicken Soup

  1. “Effects of drinking hot water, cold water, and chicken soup on nasal mucus velocity and nasal airflow resistance.” CHEST. (1978).
  2. Metabolic response to injury and illness: estimation of energy and protein needs from indirect calorimetry and nitrogen balance
  3. Water, electrolytes, vitamins and trace elements – Guidelines on Parenteral Nutrition, Chapter 7
  4. Existing and potential therapeutic uses for N-acetylcysteine: the need for conversion to intracellular glutathione for antioxidant benefits
  5. Adjunctive therapies and immunomodulating agents for severe influenza
  6. “Modulatory effects of plant phenols on human multidrug-resistance proteins 1, 4 and 5 (ABCC1, 4 and 5).” FEBS J. (2005).
  7. “Garlic for the common cold.” The Cochrane Library. (2009).
  8. “Fresh ginger (Zingiber officinale) has anti-viral activity against human respiratory syncytial virus in human respiratory tract cell lines.” J Ethnopharmacol. (2013).

11/18/20: Garlic Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potatoes

11/17/20: Collagen Powder

  1. Skin anti-aging strategies
  2. Effects of a nutritional supplement containing collagen peptides on skin elasticity, hydration and wrinkles
  3. Collagen hydrolysate for the treatment of osteoarthritis and other joint disorders: a review of the literature
  4. Collagen supplementation as a complementary therapy for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis: a systematic review
  5. A calcium-collagen chelate dietary supplement attenuates bone loss in postmenopausal women with osteopenia: a randomized controlled trial
  6. Specific Collagen Peptides Improve Bone Mineral Density and Bone Markers in Postmenopausal Women—A Randomized Controlled Study
  7. Collagen peptide supplementation in combination with resistance training improves body composition and increases muscle strength in elderly sarcopenic men: a randomised controlled trial
  8. Effect of Collagen Tripeptide on Atherosclerosis in Healthy Humans
  9. Smoking affects collagen synthesis and extracellular matrix turnover in human skin
  10. Nutrition and aging skin: sugar and glycation
  11. Mechanisms of Photoaging and Cutaneous Photocarcinogenesis, and Photoprotective Strategies with Phytochemicals

11/12/20: Intermittent Fasting

  1. Intermittent fasting could improve obese women’s health
  2. Intermittent fasting: Surprising update
  3. Effects of Intermittent Fasting on Health, Aging, and Disease

11/9/20: Ultra-Processed Food Graph

  1. Ultra-processed foods and added sugars in the US diet: evidence from a nationally representative cross-sectional study
  2. Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Among Participants of the NutriNet-Santé Prospective Cohort
  3. Ultra-Processed Food Consumption Is Associated with Abdominal Obesity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Older Adults
  4. Ultra-Processed Foods and Health Outcomes: A Narrative Review
  5. Eating healthy: Prohibitively expensive or surprisingly cheap?
  6. Do healthier foods and diet patterns cost more than less healthy options? A systematic review and meta-analysis
  7. U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study
  8. Association Between Ultraprocessed Food Consumption and Risk of Mortality Among Middle-aged Adults in France

11/5/20: Coffee and Hydration

11/4/20: Chamomile

10/29/20: Calcium #3

10/26/20: Calcium #2

10/22/20: Calcium #1: Present Knowledge in Nutrition Ninth Edition, Volume 1.

10/20/20: Pumpkin Oat Cookies: Healthy Pumpkin Oat Cookies

10/13/20: Gourd Puree

10/7/20: Artificial Sweeteners

10/2/20: Food Waste

10/1/20: Benefits of Blueberries

9/30/20: Dip into Harvest’s healthy squash appetizer

9/28/20: Associations between diet and mental health using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire: cross-sectional and prospective analyses from the Japan Multi-Institutional Collaborative Cohort Study

8/28/20: Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-Based Recommendations: JACC State-of-the-Art Review