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Nutrition Reviews

Present Knowledge in Nutrition, Tenth Edition

ILSI News: ILSI's Quarterly Newsletter



Flavonoids and Heart Health
Journal Article 1/1/2007

This Journal of Nutrition supplement (2007;137 Suppl:718S-737S) describes research on flavonoid intake and the relation between flavonoids and heart health, and provides a summarization and prioritization of the research needed to establish the relations between specific flavonoids and heart health.

Funding Food Science and Nutrition Research: Financial Conflicts and Scientific Integrity
Journal Article 1/1/2009
UPDATED POSTING: This paper, published in Nutrition Reviews (2009;67:264–272), discusses conflict-of-interest guidelines regarding industry funding to protect the integrity and credibility of the scientific record, particularly with respect to health, nutrition, and food safety science.
Hydration and Health Promotion
Journal Article 1/1/2009

As described in this Nutrition Today article (2009;44:190–201), while the relation between hydration status and physical activity (military operations, sports performance) has been an area of extensive research, more recently, researchers have begun examining the relation between hydration status and health, acute and chronic diseases, and cognitive performance.

Hydration and Human Health: Critical Issues Update
Journal Article 1/1/2009
UPDATED POSTING: The symposium on which this article is based dealt with the current knowledge on hydration. This work is published in Nutrition Today (2009;44:6).
Functional Neuroimaging Correlates of Mental Fatigue Induced by Cognition among Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients and Controls
Journal Article 1/1/2007

The purpose of the study, published in Neuroimage (2007;36:108–122), was to use functional magnetic resonance imaging to determine the association between feelings of mental fatigue and blood oxygen level-dependent brain responses during a mentally fatiguing cognitive task.

Cognitive Methods for Assessing Mental Energy
Journal Article 1/1/2007

This review, published in Nutritional Neuroscience (2007;10:229–242), assesses the concept of mental energy and cognitive tests used to assess it, including cognitive performance, mood questionnaires, electrophysiological techniques, brain scanning technologies, and ambulatory monitoring.

Dietary Sodium Intake and Its Relation to Human Health
Journal Article 1/1/2006
These articles, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (2006;25 Suppl 3), address the role of sodium in fluid homeostasis with exercise, the influence of dietary sodium on blood pressure, salt sensitivity, the relationship between dietary sodium and cardiovascular disease, the interaction between sodium and potassium, the role of dietary sodium in osteoporosis, and the formulation of dietary guidelines in light of scientific evidence.


Understanding Tolerable Upper Level Intakes
Journal Article 1/1/2006

The supplement, published in the Journal of Nutrition (2006;136 Suppl 1:487S-521S), includes articles describing the science behind the philosophy and methods for deriving upper tolerable intake levels (ULs), how public health can best be served by the use of upper levels, and research needs for advancing the science that is used to establish the upper level.  

Four Classification Schemes for Adult Motivation
Journal Article 1/1/2006

A classification of perspectives on motivation and recommendations for measurement are provided in this article, published in Perceptual and Motor Skills (2006;102:563–575).

Beverage Caffeine Intakes in Young Children in Canada and the US
Journal Article 1/1/2006

This article, published in the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research (2006;67:96–99), addresses caffeine consumption patterns and caffeine intake differences in Canadian and US children.