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Nutrition articles from across Nature Portfolio

Nutrition is the organic process of nourishing or being nourished, including the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance.

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A web-based low carbohydrate diet intervention significantly improves glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes: results of the T2Diet Study randomised controlled trial

  • Jedha Dening
  • Mohammadreza Mohebbi
  • Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam

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Consumption of ultra-processed foods and cardiometabolic risk factors in Brazilian adolescents: results from ERICA

  • Mariana Migliavacca Madalosso
  • Nina Nayara Ferreira Martins
  • Felipe Vogt Cureau

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Anti-obesity effects of chlorogenic acid and caffeine- lipid nanoparticles through PPAR-γ/C/EBP-ɑ pathways

  • Melahat Sedanur Macit Celebi

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Association between Mediterranean dietary pattern with sleep duration, sleep quality and brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in Iranian adults

  • Sobhan Mohammadi
  • Keyhan Lotfi
  • Parvane Saneei

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Skeletal muscle estimation using magnetic-resonance-imaging-based equations for dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis

  • Grant M. Tinsley
  • Christian LaValle
  • Steven B. Heymsfield

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Reduced body cell mass and functions in lower extremities are associated with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s dementia

  • Dieu Ni Thi Doan
  • Jaeuk U. Kim


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Beyond the limits of indirect calorimetry.

  • Pierre Singer
  • Liran Statlender

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Enteral nutrition of preterm infants on the Maltese islands: are we doing it right?

  • Sophie Noelle Hackenbruch
  • Daniel Cutajar
  • Ryan Dominic Farrugia

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Hunger and famine are not accidents — they are created by the actions of people

Hundreds of millions of people are going hungry as conflicts affect food supplies. There is also growing evidence that food producers are exploiting the situation to increase their profits.

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Lab-grown meat: the science of turning cells into steaks and nuggets

Companies making cultured meat are attracting billions of dollars of investment. Here are their biggest challenges.

  • Nicola Jones

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Fungi bacon and insect burgers: a guide to the proteins of the future

Humanity needs to eat less meat. Here are seven alternatives.

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Ketogenic diet in cancer: insufficient stress response?

  • Shimona Starling

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  • Starch Discovery: Baking, Brewing, Milling
  • Maybe Skip the Banana in Fruit Smoothies?
  • Bitter Taste Distortion and Epigenetics
  • High-Fat Diets Alter Gut Bacteria
  • Kids Reasoning: Healthy Diet, Reading, Sports
  • Dieting Changes Your Gut Microbiome
  • Vegetables Can Help to Ease Lung Infection
  • Mediterranean Lifestyle: Long, Healthy Life
  • Cold Temps Trigger Brain, Boost Appetite
  • Preterm Babies Given Certain Fatty Acids Have Better Vision
  • Microgreens and Mature Veggies Differ in Nutrients, but Both Might Limit Weight Gain
  • Semaglutide Medication May Benefit 93 Million U.S. Adults
  • Making Plant-Based Meat Alternatives More Palatable
  • 3D-Printed Vegan Seafood Could Someday Be What's for Dinner
  • Infant Formula Safety Checks Can Be Improved With Stratified Sampling
  • Fat Burning During Exercise Varies Widely Between Individuals
  • Font Size Can 'nudge' Customers Toward Healthier Food Choices
  • Brain's 'appetite Control Center' Different in People Who Are Overweight or Living With Obesity
  • Laboratory Research Finds Gluten Caused Brain Inflammation in Mice
  • Tropical Plant Native to China Reveals Antiobesity Potential
  • Study Links Long-Term Artificial Sweetener Intake to Increased Body Fat Adipose Tissue Volume
  • A Mother's Diet Can Protect Her Grandchildren's Brains: Genetic Model Study
  • Scientists Tie Obesity to Sex And Age-Specific Genes
  • Irregular Sleep Patterns Associated With Harmful Gut Bacteria
  • Drinking Kombucha May Reduce Blood Sugar Levels in People With Type-Two Diabetes
  • How Heat Treatment Affects a Milk Alternative Made from Rice and Coconut Water
  • Alternative Cellular 'fuels' Boost Immunity
  • Insect Protein Slows Weight Gain, Boosts Health Status in Obese Mice
  • Mediterranean Diet and Physical Activity Could Prevent Hospitalization-Associated Disability in Older People
  • Protein Found to Protect Females Against Obesity
  • Food Allergy in Infancy Linked to Childhood Asthma and Reduced Lung Function
  • Obesity Associated With Consumption of Ultra-Processed Food Along With Thousands of Potential Environmental Toxins
  • Link Found Between Childhood Television Watching and Adulthood Metabolic Syndrome
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Appear Promising for Maintaining Lung Health
  • Ultra-Processed Foods Largely Missing from US Food Policy
  • Do Certain Amino Acids Modify the Risk of Dementia Linked to Air Pollution?
  • Scientists Find That a Special Omega-3 Lipid Might Prevent Fatty Liver Disease
  • An Early Breakfast May Reduce the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes
  • One Third of Normal-Weight Individuals Are Obese, According to Study Based on Body Fat Percentage
  • Scientists Build a Healthy Dietary Pattern Using Ultra-Processed Foods
  • Global Diet Study Challenges Advice to Limit High-Fat Dairy Foods
  • Not Eating Enough of These Six Healthy Foods Is Associated With Higher Cardiovascular Disease and Deaths Globally
  • How Dietary Restraint Could Significantly Reduce Effects of Genetic Risk of Obesity
  • Scientists Link Genes to Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight, but You Might Gain It Back Quickly
  • Light or Moderate Alcohol Consumption Does Not Guard Against Diabetes, Obesity
  • DNA Barcoding Identifies the Plants a Person Has Eaten
  • Unsafe Feeding Methods Spiked During Infant Formula Shortage
  • Molecular Imaging Identifies Brain Changes in Response to Food Cues; Offers Insight Into Obesity Interventions
  • Lean Body Mass, Age Linked With Alcohol Elimination Rates in Women
  • All the Immunity, None of the Symptoms
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Slower Decline in ALS
  • Ketone Supplements Worsen Performance in Trained Endurance Athletes, Researchers Find
  • BMI Alone May Not Be a Sufficient Indicator of Metabolic Health
  • A 'pinch' Of Mineral Salts Helps the Noncaloric Sweeteners Go Down
  • Fewer Meals May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity
  • The Latest Weapon Against Cancer Is ... a Keto Diet?
  • Researchers Uncover Why Light-to-Moderate Drinking Is Tied to Better Heart Health
  • Taurine May Be a Key to Longer and Healthier Life
  • Diet Tracking: How Much Is Enough to Lose Weight?
  • Colorful Fresh Foods Improve Athletes' Vision
  • How Chronic Stress Drives the Brain to Crave Comfort Food
  • Cutting Breakfast Carbs Can Benefit People With Type 2 Diabetes
  • Eat Right, Live Longer: Could a Moderate Protein Diet Be the Coveted Elixir of Youth?
  • Researchers Design an Innovative Strategy to Fight Obesity Through Gene Therapy
  • Junk Food May Impair Our Deep Sleep
  • Low-Flavanol Diet Drives Age-Related Memory Loss, Large Study Finds
  • A Student's Poor Eating Habits Can Lead to a Lifetime of Illness
  • Multivitamin Improves Memory in Older Adults, Study Finds
  • The Mediterranean Diet: Good for Your Health and Your Hip Pocket
  • Study May Explain Why High-Sugar Diets Can Worsen IBD
  • Nitrate: Healthy Heart or Cancer Risk? Meet Nutrition's Jekyll and Hyde
  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Cells That Drive Appetite in Obesity
  • The Feeling of Hunger Itself May Slow Aging in Flies
  • A Special Omega-3 Fatty Acid Lipid Will Change How We Look at the Developing and Aging Brain
  • Elevated Levels of Toxic Metals in Some Mixed-Fruit Juices and Soft Drinks
  • What Does It Take to Thrive in Cities, If You're a Bird?
  • Behavior Patterns of People Who Achieve Clinically Significant Weight Loss
  • What Makes 'junk Food' Junk?
  • Study Links Nutrients, Brain Structure, Cognition in Healthy Aging
  • Arterial Stiffness May Cause Metabolic Syndrome in Adolescents Via an Increase in Fasting Insulin and LDL Cholesterol
  • Cannabinoids Give Worms the Munchies, Too
  • Chitin from Consuming Insects Can Help Both Gut Microbiota and Global Health
  • Water Arsenic Including in Public Water Is Linked to Higher Urinary Arsenic Totals Among the U.S. Population
  • Simple Addition to Corn Bran Could Boost Grain's Nutritional Value 15-35%
  • Diet High in Fruit and Vegetables Linked to Lower Miscarriage Risk
  • Warning Labels on Restaurant Menus Reduced Likelihood Consumers Would Order High-Sugar Foods
  • How to Get Your Children to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
  • Study Links Poor Diet to 14 Million Cases of Type 2 Diabetes Globally
  • Kombucha to Kimchi: Which Fermented Foods Are Best for Your Brain?
  • Researchers Leverage Cell Self-Destruction to Treat Brain Tumors
  • Broccoli Consumption Protects Gut Lining, Reduces Disease, in Mice
  • Fasting Diet Reduces Risk Markers of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Men and Women Have Different Obesity Drivers, Pointing to the Need for Tailored Interventions
  • People With Obesity Due to Genetic Predisposition Have Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Study Shows How to Prevent a High-Fat Diet from Throwing Metabolism out of Whack
  • Exposure Therapy to Feared Foods May Help Kids With Eating Disorders
  • Cells Refine Palm Fat Into Olive Oil
  • Diminishing Health Benefits of Living in Cities for Children and Teens
  • Obesity Treatment Could Offer Dramatic Weight Loss Without Surgery or Nausea
  • New Form of Omega-3 Could Prevent Visual Decline With Alzheimer's Disease
  • Beneficial Bacteria in the Infant Gut Uses Nitrogen from Breast Milk to Support Baby's Health
  • Dieting: Brain Amplifies Signal of Hunger Synapses
  • Finding the Sweet Spot in Sugar Reductions
  • A Higher Dose of Magnesium Each Day Keeps Dementia at Bay
  • How Fit Is Your Gut Microbiome?
  • Sweets Change Our Brain
  • Novel Drug Makes Mice Skinny Even on Sugary, Fatty Diet
  • Diet and Exercise Programs Alone Won't Tackle Childhood Obesity
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