Are the beneficial effects of dietary nitrate on blood pressure dependent on bacteria in our mouth?

The Paper of the Month for April is ‘The Role of Dietary Nitrate and the Oral Microbiome on Blood Pressure and Vascular tone’ and is free to access for 1 month.…


Better diet leads to better population health and has economic benefits – but it takes time

The Paper of the Month for March 2021 is ‘Diet quality improvement and 30-year population health and economic outcomes: a microsimulation study’ from Public Health Nutrition and is free to access for 1 month.…


Study shows Latino families more likely to have purchased toddler milk

Though multiple national health organizations recommend against giving toddler milk – a nutrient-fortified drink for children ages 12 months to 3 years that often contains added sugars – to young children, a new study suggests Latino families may be at particularly high risk for purchasing the product.…


Changing WIC food packages & the impact on childhood obesity by family income

Public Health Nutrition Editorial Highlight: The role of income and neighbourhood poverty in the association between the 2009 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food package change and child obesity among WIC-participating children in Los Angeles County, 2003–2016.…


Are you getting enough ERGO in your food?

The Paper of the Month for February 2021 is ‘Is ergothioneine a ‘longevity vitamin’ limited in the American diet?‘ from the Journal of Nutritional Science and is free to access for 1 month..…


Malnutrition due to COVID-19, How big of a problem?

The Paper of the Month for January 2021 is ‘Prevalence Of Malnutrition In Covid-19 Inpatients: The Nutricov Study’  from the British Journal of Nutrition and is free to access for 1 month.…


How did the COVID-19 pandemic impact eating behaviour during the first wave?

The Paper of the Month for December is Poor appetite and overeating reported by adults in Australia during the coronavirus-19 disease pandemic: a population-based study and is free to access for 1 month.…


Higher long term egg consumption increases diabetes risk in Chinese adults

The association between egg consumption and diabetes is inconclusive. In the USA, egg consumption has been shown to increase the risk of diabetes. However, studies on egg consumption and diabetes are limited in Asia with conflicting results.