NUTRIENTS

Nutrient profiling of foods: creating a nutrient-rich food index

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Nutrient profiling of foods, described as the science of ranking foods based on their nutrient content, is fast becoming the basis for regulating nutrition labels, health claims, and marketing an...

Drugs as anti-nutrients

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Purpose: To collate evidence on nutrient deficiencies caused by drugs. Design: Search of Medline and other databases, and published literature. Materials and methods: Medline, Scirus and Google S...

ARE YOUR NUTRIENTS EXPIRING?

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Common products in your kitchen have an expiration date that doesn't appear on the package--the day their nutrients start degrading. Here's how to store olive oil, potatoes, and other staples so they retain their extraordinary healing power.

Organic Foods Contain Higher Levels of Certain Nutrients, Lower Levels of Pesticides

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Organic Foods Contain Higher Levels of Certain Nutrients, Lower Levels of Pesticides, and May Provide Health Benefits for the Consumer

The multi-billion dollar organic food industry is fueled by consumer perception that organic food is healthier (greater nutritional value and fewer toxic chemicals). Studies of the nutrient conte...

Highlights of 'A Model for Establishing Upper Levels of Intake for Nutrients

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Highlights of 'A Model for Establishing Upper Levels of Intake for Nutrients and Related Substances: Report of a Joint FAO/WHO Technical Workshop on Nutrient Risk Assessment

Although adverse health effects resulting from excessive intake of nutrients have been studied for some time, nutrient risk assessment is only now gaining ground as a distinct discipline and emer...

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