71 results for: Nutrition Science

Nutrition and Genes: Science, Society and the Supermarket

A joint project of the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) and the University of Guelph Philosophy department which examined ethical questions surrounding the rapidly emerging field of Nutrigenomics. The paper was used for consultation and provides a good basic review of the topic.

  2008-06-03 – Position Paper/Policy Document

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrient Supplementation

Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on nutritional supplementation, where "additional nutrients from supplements can help some people meet their nutrition needs as specified by science-based nutrition standards such as the Dietary Reference Intakes".

2013-04-08 – Position Paper/Policy Document

Pestering Parents: How Food Companies Market Obesity to Children

Report prepared by the Centre for Science in the Public Interest outlines the importance of good nutrition to children’s health, children’s exposure to food marketing, the types of venues and techniques used to market food to children and actions that have been taken in other countries and for other health behaviors. Recommendations for parents, industry, schools and governments to help reduce the marketing of low-nutrition foods to children are provided.

2013-03-20 – Research Report/Paper

Should You Strike "Boosting Your Immune System" from Your Vocabulary? Avoiding "Science-ploitation"

In a recent podcast, Dr. Jen Gunter describes the problems with the phrase “boosting the immune system” (1). The PEN Team wondered if the podcast concepts might be useful to dietitians when clients ask about “immune-boosting” foods and supplements.

2021-07-29 – Trending Topic

A2 Milk Revisited

2018-08-15 – Trending Topic

Double Pyramid

Information from the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Science, People, Environment, Economy for communicating with the public about healthy, environmentally sustainable food choices.

  2021-10-01 – Handout

Sustainable Diets and the Environment Background

Background information regarding sustainable diets and the environment.

  2021-09-29 – Background

Philosophy of Evidence-Based Principles and Practice in Nutrition

This special article through Science Direct outlines the three fundamental principles of evidence-based practice as applied to the field of clinical nutrition. Mayo Clinic Proceedings; Innovations, Quality and Outcomes. 2019 Jun;3(2):189-99.

          2019-06-03 – Topic Overview