Month: October 2021

October 14, 2021

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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October 12, 2021

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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