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1. THE SCIENCE AND SCOPE OF NUTRITION
EATING FOR A LIFETIME
A new field in nutrition research is revealing surprising details about how food affects our genes.
2. HEALTHY DIETS
FROM DESERTS TO OASIS Are "food deserts" preventing millions of Americans from eating well?
3. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM AND DIGESTIVE DISORDERS
A GUT FEELINGIs gluten really all that bad?
"WHOLE GRAIN" HYPE Can science help us navigate the perils of the cereal aisle?
5. NUTRITION AND DIABETES
Nearly 100 years ago, a discovery revolutionized medicine and saved millions of children as a result.
THE SKINNY ON FATHow native Greenlanders with a passion for seal blubber showed the world that not all lipids are created equal.
7. LIPIDS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
DEATH IN BOGALUSAFrom tragic deaths in a Southern town, insights into heart disease.
HOW MUCH OF A GOOD THING DO WE NEED?Experts consider how much protein is best for us all.
9. PLANT-BASED DIETS
PASS THE PLANTS, PLEASE
What does a Spanish study say about the benefits of following a Mediterranean-like diet?
10. FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS
SOAK UP THE SUNAn ailing gorilla inspires a lifelong interest in the vitamins.
11. WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMINS
IT'S NOT A GERMPioneering research uncovers vitamin deficiency diseases.
12. DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS
SUPPLEMENTS, HERBS, AND FUNCTIONAL FOODS Surprising studies on the value of vitamin supplements.
13. MAJOR MINERALS AND WATER
POTASSIUM POWEREating a diet low in sodium and rich in potassium may be protective of hypertension.
14. TRACE MINERALS
SMALL AMOUNTS WITH BIG IMPORTANCE Is iodine deficiency a thing of the past?
15. ENERGY BALANCE AND OBESITY
THE SITTING DISEASE Understand the causes and consequences of obesity.
16. FITNESS AND SPORTS NUTRITION
EATING TO WIN Research suggests that when athletes eat may be just as important as what they eat.
17. NUTRITION FOR PREGNANCY, BREASTFEEDING, AND INFANCY
NOURISHING MOTHER AND BABY New research suggests that delaying cord clamping after birth preserves iron status.
18. CHILDHOOD NUTRITION
FOOD ALLERGIES AND INTOLERANCESAs paradoxical as it might seem, could dirt and germs make children healthier for life?
19. THE COLLEGE YEARS
DETERMINANTS OF EATING BEHAVIOR, ALCOHOL, AND DISORDERED EATING
How food choices are influenced by social norms.
20. FOOD SAFETY AND SECURITY
SAFE AND PLENTIFUL FOODHow a series of food crises transformed the U.S. food protection system.
21. NUTRITION AND THE AGING ADULT
LIVE LONG AND PROSPER Can you eat your way to a longer, healthier life?
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