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Nutrition Evidence Alert – September 2020
19 September 2020

As the mornings get cooler and the news is full of predictions of a second wave of Coronavirus, many Nutrition Practitioners are wondering what role the nutrition profession will play in supporting recovery from this health crisis. Nutrition Evidence is here… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Food Allergies in the Elderly
12 August 2020

FOOD ALLERGIES are becoming more common in the ELDERLY.  This article discusses a number of underlying mechanisms for this observation. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to allow… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Cinnamon and Metabolic Syndrome
5 August 2020

This clinical trial found that 3g of CINNAMON for 16 weeks improved blood glucose control, body composition, body mass index, lipid profile and blood pressure in Asian Indian individuals with METABOLIC SYNDROME. This study has been BANT enhanced on the… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Plant Compounds for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
28 July 2020

This clinical trial showed that FERULIC ACID, an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compound found in many plant foods, can improve several CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS within just six weeks in people with elevated blood lipids. This study has been BANT enhanced on… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Probiotics for Childhood Gastroenteritis
14 July 2020

This meta-analysis showed that a specific PROBIOTIC strain, Lactobacillus reuteri DSM17938, can shorten duration of illness and hospitalisation for acute GASTROENTERITIS in young children. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Anthocyanins to Reduce Inflammation
8 July 2020

This systematic review and meta-analysis found that ANTHOCYANINS, the colourful pigments in plant foods, may reduce INFLAMMATORY MARKERS, with higher doses being more effective. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Coeliac Disease, Gut Bacteria and Probiotics
1 July 2020

People with COELIAC DISEASE show specific patterns in gut bacteria which can be modulated by PROBIOTICS.  A review of the evidence. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary to… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Diet and COVID-19
24 June 2020

This opinion piece discusses the importance of DIET to support GENERAL HEALTH and the IMMUNE SYSTEM in particular, to minimise the impact of COVID-10. Possible long-term impacts are also considered. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Nutrition to reduce COVID-19 risk 
9 June 2020

Underlying health conditions, like diabetes and hypertension, significantly increase the risk of severity of COVID-19.  This study discusses potential preventative NUTRITIONAL STRATEGIES. This study has been BANT enhanced on the NUTRITION EVIDENCE database to provide a full plain language summary… Read More >


Nutrition Evidence Database Enhanced Study – Fat Tissue may Increase Risk in COVID-19
2 June 2020

Fat tissue itself, rather than associated conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, may be to blame for the increased risk of complications and death from COVID-19 in people with OBESITY.  Possible molecular mechanisms explained in this study.  This study has been BANT… Read More >


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