Author: azingro

October 14, 2020

Choline. The Underconsumed and Underappreciated Essential Nutrient

Choline has been recognized as an essential nutrient by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academies of Medicine since 1998. Its metabolites have structural, metabolic, and regulatory roles within the body. Humans can endogenously produce small amounts of choline via the hepatic phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase pathway. However, the nutrient must be consumed exogenously to prevent signs of deficiency. The Adequate Intake (AI) for choline was calculated at a time when dietary intakes across the populationwere unknown for the nutrient.

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By azingro
October 12, 2020

Vitamin D deficiency linked to back pain in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D deficiency may lead to greater back pain in postmenopausal women, according to a study published in the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

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By azingro
October 9, 2020

U. of Colorado Study Recommends Choline Use for Pregnant Mothers During COVID-19 Pandemic

According to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, pregnant women who take extra choline supplements may mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on babies. Choline is a vitamin B nutrient found in a variety of foods and supplements, and supports fetal brain development.

https://www.nutraceuticalsworld.com/contents/view_breaking-news/2020-06-02/u-of-colorado-study-recommends-choline-use-for-pregnant-mothers-during-covid-19-pandemic

By azingro
September 3, 2019

Could we be overlooking a potential choline crisis in the United Kingdom?

The present article discusses the current choline situation in the UK and explains why more needs to be done to include and monitor this essential nutrient in food supplements and daily foods.

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By azingro
April 2, 2019

Breaking news: Choline may help fight Alzheimer’s disease across generations

Besides choline’s well known importance in early brain development, it acts to protect the brain from Alzheimer’s disease in at least two ways, according to researchers.

It is an attractive candidate for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, as it is considered a very safe alternative in comparison with many pharmaceuticals.

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By azingro
August 10, 2018

Intrafood 2018, Kortrijk 5-6 september

Our team will be attending the Intrafood 2018 fair in Kortrijk, Belgium.

We look forward to meeting you there.

www.intrafood.be

 

By azingro
May 15, 2018

EFSA dietary reference values

Based on the average observed choline intake in healthy population in the EU, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published dietary reference values for choline in 2016.

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By azingro
May 15, 2018

Folate deficiency and folic acid supplementation

Diet, particularly vitamin deficiency, is associated with the risk of birth defects. The aim of this review paper is to show the characteristics of common and severe neural-tube defects together with congenital heart defects (CHD) as vitamin deficiencies play a role in their origin.

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By azingro
October 13, 2016

Choline during pregnancy

Maternal choline supplementation during the third trimester of pregnancy improves infant information processing speed: a randomized, double-blind, controlled feeding study.

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