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The Age of Chemicals in the 21st Century

Carol F. Kwiatkowski.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 6743 words.

Chapter 1 profiles the history, exposure routes, and health effects of chemicals in categories such as pesticides, solvents, flame retardants, plastics, and antimicrobials. Human exposure...

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Aging, Brain Plasticity, and Integrative Preventive Medicine

Michael M. Merzenich.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 12658 words.

This chapter reviews aging and the brain from an important, alternative, still-underappreciated scientific and medical perspective. It briefly describes the history of brain...

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An analysis of methods used to synthesize evidence and grade recommendations in food-based dietary guidelines

Phillipa Blake, Solange Durão, Celeste E Naude and Lisa Bero.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 7385 words.

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Evidence-informed guideline development methods underpinned by systematic reviews ensure that guidelines are transparently developed, free from overt...

Birth order and number of siblings and their association with overweight and obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fernanda Oliveira Meller, Christian Loret de Mola, Maria Cecília Formoso Assunção, Antônio Augusto Schäfer, Darren Lawrence Dahly and Fernando Celso Barros.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 4165 words.

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The effect of both birth order and number of siblings on overweight and/or obesity has not been...

Chemical Water Pollution and Human Health

Christopher P. Weis and Donald E. Tillitt.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9522 words.

Human activities associated with environmental degradation are threatening urban and rural water supplies throughout the world. Although water quality in the United States surpasses that in...

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Classic Toxicology vs. New Science

Laura N. Vandenberg.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9596 words.

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are compounds that interfere with hormone action. Many EDCs are agonists or antagonists of estrogen, androgen, or thyroid hormone receptors. EDCs are...

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Clinical evidence on dietary supplementation with chia seed (Salvia hispanica L.): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Siew Li Teoh, Nai Ming Lai, Possatorn Vanichkulpitak, Vladimir Vuksan, Hoang Ho and Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk.

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 12011 words.

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Chia seed is a popular dietary supplement, taken mainly for its high content of alpha-linolenic...

Complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine

Margaret L. Stuber and Brandon Horn.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5130 words.

What is now regarded as CAM emerged from ancient faith traditions, primarily in India and China. They are deeply spiritual approaches to health, and to the integration of the body, mind,...

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The Concept of Mindfulness in Integrative Preventive Medicine

Kim Aikens and Shauna Shapiro.

in Integrative Preventive Medicine

November 2017; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health; Clinical Medicine. 13453 words.

This chapter discusses mindfulness as it applies to integrative preventive medicine. Defining mindfulness as the awareness that arises through intentionally attending in an open, caring,...

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Corrigendum for “Revisiting the safety of aspartame” by Arbind Kumar Choudhary and Etheresia Pretorius Nutrition Reviews. 2017; 75(9): 718–730

in Nutrition Reviews

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 243 words.

Corrigendum for “Systems biology of personalized nutrition.” Nutrition Reviews 2017; 75(8): 579–599

in Nutrition Reviews

January 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 14 words.

Diet, Environmental Chemicals, and the Gut Microbiome

Marvin M. Singh and Gerard E. Mullin.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9674 words.

This chapter reviews the latest research on gut health and addresses the nutritional and environmental effects on the gut microbiome, a key player in pathogenesis of diseases such as...

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Disinfection in the 21st Century

Patricia A. Hunt, Terry C. Hrubec and Vanessa E. Melin.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9569 words.

Use of personal care products and household and commercial cleaners with antibacterial capabilities has increased human exposure to an array of chemicals. Because these products are washed...

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Editorial Transition

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 827 words.

Effect of nutrition labels on dietary quality among college students: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mary J Christoph and Ruopeng An.

in Nutrition Reviews

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 9864 words.

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College students are at an elevated risk of poor nutrition and eating habits.

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Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cognition: an updated systematic review of randomized clinical trials

Oscar D Rangel-Huerta and Angel Gil.

in Nutrition Reviews

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 11387 words.

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The increasing number of studies on the effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids...

Effect of supplementation with methyl-donor nutrients on neurodevelopment and cognition: considerations for future research

Sarah E McKee and Teresa M Reyes.

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 9416 words.

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Pregnancy represents a critical period in fetal development, such that the prenatal environment can, in part, establish a lifelong trajectory of...

Effect of whey protein supplementation on body composition changes in women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Robert E Bergia, Joshua L Hudson and Wayne W Campbell.

in Nutrition Reviews

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 6177 words.

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A preponderance of evidence supports the beneficial effects of whey protein (WP) supplementation...

Effectiveness of behavioral interventions to reduce the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abir Abdel Rahman, Lamis Jomaa, Lara A Kahale, Pauline Adair and Cynthia Pine.

in Nutrition Reviews

February 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 10427 words.

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Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) among children has been associated with adverse...

Effects of dietary RRR α-tocopherol vs all-racemic α-tocopherol on health outcomes

Katherine M Ranard and John W Erdman.

in Nutrition Reviews

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Popular Health; Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health. 9969 words.

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Of the 8 vitamin E analogues, RRR α-tocopherol likely has the greatest effect on health outcomes. Two sources of α-tocopherol, naturally sourced RRR...