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Research Update: Omega-3 Supplementation and Child Development

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to investigate the effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on childhood cognitive and visual development.

ADHD: What the Science Says

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental conditions in children.

Magnesium

Magnesium is an element and essential mineral involved in over three hundred enzymatic reactions and many body functions.

Research Update: Vitamin D Deficiency and Anemia in Children

This cross-sectional study explored the association between 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25[OH]D) and anemia in a large cohort of Iranian children.

Research Update: Fried Foods and Mortality

Data from the Women’s Health Initiative was evaluated to examine the association between fried food consumption and mortality in US women.

Research Update: Vitamin C and Mortality

Researchers assessed whether plasma vitamin C influences total mortality in low-income regions using data from the General Nutrition Intervention Trial.

Fasting: What the Science Says

Research has demonstrated the benefits of fasting and its potential use in a number of inflammatory and cardiometabolic conditions.

Research Update: Effects of Fish and Krill Oil on Gene Expression

An 8-week randomized controlled trial compared the effects of lean and fatty fish, krill oil, and high-oleic sunflower oil on PBMC expression of genes.

A Practitioner’s Guide to Prebiotics

Prebiotics provide a source of fuel for the intestinal microbiota and promote a healthy microbial profile, conferring a number of benefits to the host.