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Eating More Vitamin K Found to Help, Not Harm, Patients on Warfarin

When prescribed the anticoagulant drug warfarin, many patients are told to limit foods rich in vitamin K, such as green vegetables. The results of a new clinical trial call that advice into question and suggest patients on warfarin actually benefit...
3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

One Change Can Make Diet More Planet Friendly

Food production is an important contributor to climate change, accounting for about a quarter of carbon emissions globally. According to a study that examined the real-world diets of thousands of people in the U.S., we could greatly reduce the...
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Sun-Exposed Oyster Mushrooms Help Patients Fight Tuberculosis

In a new study, researchers show that sun-exposed oyster mushrooms offer a readily available source of vitamin D that can help TB patients respond better to anti-TB drugs by improving immune response.
3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research on Diet and Supplements During Pregnancy and Beyond

The foods and nutrients a woman consumes while pregnant have important health implications for her and her baby. Nutrition 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, will feature new research on prenatal vitamins, infant...
3-Jun-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Poor Sleep with Poor Nutrition

Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new study suggests the two factors may be connected.
3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Policies Encouraging Healthy Eating Could Greatly Cut Cancer-Related Costs

The foods we eat can play an important role in preventing cancer. New modeling research presented at Nutrition 2019 shows that policies using taxes or warning labels to encourage healthier eating could reduce the number of people who develop cancer,...
3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Do Policies Targeting Sugary Drinks Pay Off?

Drinks with added sugar, also known as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), are one of the largest sources of added sugar in the American diet and a major contributor to obesity. SSBs include non-diet sodas, flavored juice drinks, sports drinks,...
3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Reveals How Diet Influences Diabetes Risk

Could changing what we eat lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes? Studies presented at Nutrition 2019 will examine how consuming certain foods, vitamins and even the order in which we eat can affect blood sugar levels and risk of...
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