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​ILSI disseminates science by publishing articles on original research, literature reviews and gap analyses, and meeting proceedings in peer-reviewed journals. ILSI also publishes books, monographs, white papers, and other reports through ILSI Press.

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Low-Carbohydrate Diets: Assessing the Science and Knowledge Gaps
Journal Article 1/1/2006

This article, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (2006;106:2086–2094), summarizes a 2005 workshop that sought to assess the state of the science, clarify definitions and behavioral questions on low-carbohydrate diets, and identify related research gaps.

Effect of Chronic Caffeine Intake on Choice Reaction Time, Mood, and Visual Vigilance
Journal Article 1/1/2005

This study, published in Psychology and Behavior (2005;85:629–634), discusses the lack of research and expands on current research to examine chronic caffeine intake and how it affects our reaction time, mood, and visual vigilance.

Fluid-Electrolyte and Renal Indices of Hydration During Eleven Days of Controlled Caffeine Consumption
Journal Article 1/1/2005

After identifying critical gaps in caffeine research, this study examined the effects of tolerance and withdrawal from caffeine on hydration status in subjects who are regular users of caffeine. The findings were published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism (2005;15:252–265).

Beverage Caffeine Intake in US Consumers and Subpopulations of Interest: Estimates from the Share of Intake Panel Survey
Journal Article 1/1/2004

Concerns exist about the potential adverse health effects of high consumption of dietary caffeine, especially in children and pregnant women. This article, published in Food and Chemical Toxicology (2004;42:1923–1930), discusses the Share of Intake Panel survey.

Evaluation of Four Highly Cited Energy and Fatigue Mood Measures
Journal Article 1/1/2004
This paper, published in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research (2004;57:435–441), evaluates four highly cited measures of energy and fatigue moods, including the vitality scale of the SF-36 Health Survey, Profile of Mood States, and the Activation-Deactivation Adjective Checklist.
Consumer Perceptions of Mental and Physical Energy
Journal Article 1/1/2004

Consumer's definitions of energy could inform structure/function claims. This paper, published in the Journal of Neutraceuticals, Functional & Medical Foods (2004;4:45–60), summarizes focus group research that explored consumer's descriptions of mental and physical energy. 

Dietary Fatty Acids, Hemostasis, and CVD Risk
Journal Article 1/1/2004

This article, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (2004;104:410–419; quiz 492), describes relationships between dietary fatty acids, hemostasis, and CVD risk.  The article is approved by the American Dietetic Association for continuing education credits.

Supplement on Behavior and Obesity Prevention
Journal Article 1/1/2003
This article, published in Obesity Research (2003;11), evaluates how various dietary and physical activity factors relate to weight management. The author presents what is understood about the complex biological, social, environmental, and economic factors that contribute to obesity.
AJCN Supplement on Sugars and Health
Journal Article 1/1/2003

These nine articles, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2003;78), cover sugars and weight control, insulin sensitivity, diabetes, CVD, dental caries, and US guidance on sugars intake.

Sugars and Health: Is There an Issue?
Journal Article 1/1/2003

Current controversy over the impact of sugars in health prompted a workshop in which participants shared the latest nutritional science information on this topic. The outcomes were published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association (2003;103:1058–1060).