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Released: 30-Mar-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Nutrition Guidance During Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created the COVID-19 Nutrition Resource Center to offer guidance to the public about grocery shopping, healthful eating, recipes, food safety and more.

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Released: 27-Mar-2020 11:40 AM EDT
Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too
University of Göttingen

Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals were already feeding themselves regularly on mussels, fish and other marine life.

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Released: 25-Mar-2020 2:05 PM EDT
Expert Alert: Have heart disease? Protect your health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Mayo Clinic

People with heart disease and other underlying health conditions are at a high risk for becoming seriously ill if they develop COVID-19. Heart patients may question if they are doing the right things for their health at a time when there is little research available surrounding this new viral disease. Stephen Kopecky, M.D., a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, talks about what heart patients need to consider in relation to COVID-19.

Released: 25-Mar-2020 1:05 PM EDT
New research predicts purified, prescription-strength fish oil could prevent more than 70,000 adverse cardiovascular events nationwide each year
University of California, Irvine

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have conducted a statistical analysis that predicts more than 70,000 heart attacks, strokes and other adverse cardiovascular events could be prevented each year in the U.S. through the use of a highly purified fish oil therapy.

Released: 25-Mar-2020 9:55 AM EDT
Diet, Nutrition Have Profound Effects on Gut Microbiome
George Washington University

A new literature review from scientists at George Washington University and the National Institute of Standards and Technology suggests that nutrition and diet have a profound impact on the microbial composition of the gut.

19-Mar-2020 1:00 PM EDT
National study finds diets remain poor for most American children; disparities persist
Tufts University

A study of national dietary trends over 18 years finds some improvements in the diets of U.S. children, but the majority still have a poor-quality diet. Disparities persisted or even worsened, finds the study published in JAMA and led by researchers at Tufts.


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