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Some Rules for Studies Evaluating Nutrient Effects

Share/Bookmark The field of nutrition is confronting a strange paradox. On the one hand, nutrients are substances provided by the environment which an organism needs for the optimal functioning of its various physiological systems. In other words, a nutrient produces … Continue reading

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The Sodium Story

Share/Bookmark Watch this video for more on the science behind sodium recommendations Over the years I have attended many official dinner events, usually seated next to people not previously known to me. When I would ask one of my table … Continue reading

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