News tagged with nutrition problems

Insects: A must for a protein-rich diet

Arnold van Huis is an expert on tropical insects specialised in pest management and biological control based at Wageningen University. He advocates growing insects as feed for livestock and for human consumption. Here, van ...

May 14, 2013
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Proposed dietary guidelines for Americans sharply debated

A special article published today in the journal Nutrition sharply criticizes the recent Report of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). Authors Hite et al. argue the Report fails to conform to the standa ...

Oct 01, 2010
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Golden rice an effective source of vitamin A

The beta-carotene in so-called "Golden Rice" converts to vitamin A in humans, according to researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Tufts University in an article that appears in the current issue of the American Jo ...

May 13, 2009
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How to predict post-operative enteral nutrition problems

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) has become one of the most useful and established enteral nutrition techniques. However, since PEG is based on a surgical technique and is mainly performed in elderly individuals ...

Mar 24, 2009
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