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Preparing for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines: Health and culinary attributes of refined grains, added fibers and bran
Journal Article 1/1/2012
This publication summarizes 2011 AAACC International Annual Meeting Hot Topic Session provided an opportunity to explore the current scientific understanding of the nutritional and culinary value of including refined grains, added fibers, and bran in the diet.
The confusing world of dietary sugars; definition, intakes, food sources and international dietary recommendations
Journal Article 1/1/2012
This review defines sugars, provides the sugar content of major food sources, summarizes health concerns about dietary sugars, and compiles dietary guidelines for sugars issued by various organizations.
Examination of Vitamin Intakes among U.S. Adults by Dietary Supplements
Journal Article 1/1/2012
​The purpose of this analysis was to examine vitamin intakes from foods by supplement use and how dietary supplements contribute to meeting or exceeding the Dietary Reference Intakes for selected vitamins using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Do Dietary Supplements Improve Micronutrient Sufficiency in Children and Adolescents?
Journal Article 1/1/2012
To examine if children use supplements to fill gaps in nutritionally inadequate diets or whether supplements contribute to already adequate or excessive micronutrient intakes from foods.
Trans Fatty Acid Intakes and Food Sources in the U.S. Population: NHANES 1999–2002
Journal Article 1/1/2012
Because of efforts to decrease trans fatty acids in the food supply, intake should be assessed in the population to establish a baseline TFA intake.
Predicted Changes in Fatty Acid Intakes, Plasma Lipids, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Following Replacement of trans Fatty Acid-Containing Soybean Oil with Application-Appropriate Alternatives
Journal Article 1/1/2012
This study aimed to model the effects of replacing TFA-containing partially hydrogenated soybean oil (PHSBO) with applicationappropriate alternatives on population fatty acid intakes, plasma lipids, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.
Second International ILSI North America Conference on Hydration and Health, November 15–16, 2011 – Miami Beach, Florida
Journal Article 1/1/2012
The International Life Sciences Institute North America Hydration Committee organized a conference on that featured experts in the field, attracting attendees from International sectors of government, industry, professional organizations, and academia. The conference reviewed the available science on hydration and related health issues, while also providing a scientific discussion of the compilation of data on fluid intake as it relates to health, well-being, disease, and human performance.
Defining a Healthy Human Gut Microbiome: Current Concepts, Future Directions, and Clinical Applications
Journal Article 1/1/2012
This Perspective focuses on key concepts related to defining a healthy gut microbiome. Briefly, it addresses how a healthy microbiome is defined and the current evidence that relates the microbiome to human health.
Ensuring Scientific Integrity: Guidelines for Managing Conflicts
Other 1/1/2012
A considerable and growing body of literature has evolved in recent times on the subject of conflicts of interest and their potential influence on the scientific record and the integrity of scientific research. It is hoped that this paper will define and clarify the highly complex issues involved in questions of conflict and scientific bias, particularly with regard to that portion of research funding originating with the food industry.
Effect of Dietary Linoleic Acid on Markers of Inflammation in Healthy Persons: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Book 1/1/2012
The majority of evidence suggests that n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic acid (LA), reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease as reflected by current dietary recommendations.