Nutrition Evidence Alert – May 2021 – Scientific Shortlist

Welcome to the May edition of the Nutrition Evidence Alert.

We’ve put together a shortlist for you of the latest scientific nutrition evidence available, enhanced by the BANT indexing team.  Articles this month include a look at the impact of gluten free diets on the microbiota, SARS-CoV-2 and immune-microbiome interactions, the impact of berberine on circulating inflammatory mediators in severe Covid-19 and a meta-analysis of the effect of omega-3 dosage on cardiovascular outcomes.  These, and others, are listed below.

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Newly Indexed Articles for May 2021

The following articles are featured as “recommended reading” this month:

The occurrence of resveratrol in foodstuffs and its potential for supporting cancer prevention and treatment. A review in Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny. 2021

Effects of a gluten-free diet on gut microbiota and immune function in healthy adult humans.  in Gut Microbes. 2021

Zinc supplementation in the treatment of anorexia nervosa in Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira. 2021

Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in eating disorders: an overview of Cochrane systematic reviews. in Einstein (Sao Paulo, Brazil). 2021

SARS-CoV-2 and immune-microbiome interactions: Lessons from respiratory viral infections. in International journal of infectious diseases. 2021

Increased kynurenine-to-tryptophan ratio in the serum of patients infected with SARS-CoV2: An observational cohort study. in Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular basis of disease. 2021

Berberine reduces circulating inflammatory mediators in patients with severe COVID-19. in The British Journal of Surgery. 2021

Probiotics in Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19: Current Perspective and Future Prospects. in Archives of medical research. 2021

Effect of Omega-3 Dosage on Cardiovascular Outcomes: An Updated Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression of Interventional Trials. in Mayo Clinic proceedings. 2021

Understanding Viral Infection Mechanisms and Patient Symptoms for the Development of COVID-19 Therapeutics. in International journal of molecular sciences. 2021


Recommended Blog and Podcast this month

The Obesity Medicine Association (OMA): Episode 27: Clinical Conversations: Behavioral Interventions in Lifestyle Change

Metagenics Institute: Do These Microbes Make Me Look Fat?


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