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Metagenics Response to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans:...

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 were released in January 2016 and have made significant updates for the consumer based on good science. However,...
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Exercise and Heart Health

Over the past several years, we have been instructed on the value of exercise and activity for our heart health. Statistics on the state...
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Who’s Wearing Red Today? I Am.

Author: Sara Le Brun-Blashka, Bsc Nutrition It’s 1983, my grandmother and I are out for walk on my grand parents farm in rural America and...
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Are All Calories Created Equal?

Author: Nilima Desai, MPH, RD Most people who are on a quest for weight loss have all heard, “a calorie is a calorie” and that...
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Phytosterols and Their Effect on Lowering Cholesterol Levels

Nilima Desai, MPH, RD Phytosterols, also referred to as plant sterols or stanols, are cholesterol-like molecules found in cell membranes of plants. Unlike cholesterol,...
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Nutrition Prescriptions – An Opportunity to Induce Behavior Change...

It is well known that nutrition plays a major role in the prevention and management of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and...
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When It Comes to Dietary Supplements, Quality Is Crucial

Dietary supplements are used by a majority of Americans on at least an occasional basis. The Dietary Supplement Health and Education (DSHEA) defines dietary...
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Folic Acid Supplementation for Homocysteine Reduction

The gene MTHFR is one of the best-known and most relevant genes in the growing field of nutrigenomics. According to the National Institutes of...
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MHICN at the MIT-Harvard Symposium on Health and Ventures...

  On Friday April 8, 2016, MHICN attended the Inaugural MIT-Harvard Symposium on Health and Ventures in the Microbiome. The event featured two keynote...
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It is Really Never too Late to Harvest the...

Author: Oscar Franco, MD, PhD Organisation: ErasmusAGE, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Even from early age, we tend to disregard healthy lifestyle changes because we have...
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