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Researchers find immigration to the US c

Researchers find immigration to the US changes microbiome. Of course, there are many factors (diet, physical activity, sanitation, etc) but anticipation of today’s mid-term elections are also probably affecting microbiome in many individuals! http://ow.ly/dmLS30mwa7j Advertisements

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Hey Parisians, you need to spend more ti

Hey Parisians, you need to spend more time in the sun and should use a vitamin D supplement too. Good advice for everyone, whether you live in Europe or anywhere in the northern hemisphere at this time of year http://ow.ly/ku7Y30mqOz4Continue reading

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Interesting experimental rat study finds

Interesting experimental rat study finds maternal B12 status to be more important to fetal outcome than fetal B12 status. Vitamins are essential for life. http://ow.ly/pNuE30mnWNb #StatusMatters

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Faced with a science journal paywall aga

Faced with a science journal paywall again! Such paywalls restrict scientific publications to the financially privileged or those employed by an organization paying institutional subscriptions. http://ow.ly/w47d30mn0Ym #MakeScienceAccessible http://ow.ly/i/J8HDd

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Supplementation vs no supplementation is

Supplementation vs no supplementation isn’t the correct comparison in nutrition RCTs in infants http://ow.ly/Jycs30mn0d8 or adults http://ow.ly/lbN630mn0n7. It is EPA+DHA status, i.e. the omega-3 index, that affects individual health outcome #StatusMatters OmegaQuant VitaScan

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Disappointing report on retinol activity

Disappointing report on retinol activity equivalents (RAE) of biofortified sweet potato. Vitamin A is essential for eyesight. Demonstrates ultimate importance of #StatusMeasures regardless of dietary practices http://ow.ly/hG0u30mlgAQ

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Journalists, before disseminating this f

Journalists, before disseminating this finding to the general public, please be transparent and disclose this is a mouse study in the headline. Results may not apply to humans. http://ow.ly/HC8r30mhBCc

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