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Folate Metabolism, Genetics, Pregnancy and Diet

As a toddler, we learn the song “Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Eyes, Ears, Mouth and Nose“.  We recognize people by  their external characteristics – sex, voice, eye color, hair, and body size. Soon we learn that all people … Continue reading

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Pleased to be giving a seminar as an Adj

Pleased to be giving a seminar as an Adjunct Professor on “Personalizing Nutrition Guidance and Career Development” in the Department of Human Health & Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph on Monday, Nov 19 at 1:00! HHNS at UofG http://ow.ly/i/JAWnz

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Standardization of methods so that resea

Standardization of methods so that research studies conducted in different labs can be compared ALWAYS helps science advance. This paper applies to doubly water labeling studies to measure energy expenditure & body composition http://ow.ly/45gD30mE0Dl

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New Hope in Recognizing Fictional Epidemiological Diet-Disease Discourse

In an insightful paper, Archer, Lavie and Hill (2018) argue that controversies regarding the health effects of dietary sugar, salt, fat and cholesterol are not driven by legitimate observations. They discuss the fatal flaws of Memory-Based Dietary Assessment Methods (M-BMs): … Continue reading

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In the USA, 28% of adults use multivitam

In the USA, 28% of adults use multivitamin-mineral supplements (MVMS) to increase nutrient intake (Blumberg et al, 2017). New research from China finds <1.8% using MVMS https://t.co/Ok9BrNNapX #MissedOpportunity #StatusMatters

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In the USA, 28% of adults regularly uses

In the USA, 28% of adults regularly uses (>21d/mo) multivitamin-mineral supplement (MVMS) to increase nutrient intake (Blumberg et al, 2017). New data from China finds <1.8% using MVMS http://ow.ly/DF7330mApv6 #MissedOpportunity #StatusMatters http://ow.ly/i/JuwRA

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20 Things to Know When Starting PhD Studies

Working toward a PhD, or ready to reflect on your own experience? Then you should read these 20 recommendations by Lucy A Taylor. Number 8 is always a challenge for me. The thought of writing a thesis, a book chapter, or … Continue reading

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