09/23/2016 - There are few naturally occurring sources of vitamin D, especially ones suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Read More
Find information and resources concerning hot topics, such as dietary supplements, probiotics and popular food ingredients. Learn about the latest trends in functional foods and how to help clients evaluate health claims for certain foods and supplements.
03/14/2016 - Fiber is undoubtedly an essential part of a healthy eating plan, yet its implication as a nutrient has been somewhat elusive. Read More
12/29/2015 - Many of the trials evaluating the effectiveness of vinegar and glycemic control were small in scale, and the amount of vinegar, type of vinegar, its acidity, timing of consumption, and composition of the meal varied. Read More
11/16/2015 - Our understanding of probiotics is a work in progress. The challenge to develop evidence-based practice guidelines for probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics is the need for additional research in the form of well-designed, controlled trials for the numerous proposed functions of these products. Read More
6/27/2016 - Knowing reliable resources and how to evaluate research regarding dietary supplements is essential for the dietitian. Listen to your client, evaluate, discuss and give them the best up-to-date data in this ever-changing field of supplements. Read More