The Inflammatory Potential of the Diet Is Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Different Subgroups of the General Population [Nutritional Epidemiology]

The Inflammatory Potential of the Diet Is Associated with Depressive Symptoms in Different Subgroups of the General Population [Nutritional Epidemiology] Background: Low-grade chronic inflammation, which can be modulated by diet, has been suggested as an important risk factor for depression, but few studies have investigated the association between the inflammatory potential of the diet and…

A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids' cardiometabolic health

A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids’ cardiometabolic health As little as 10 minutes a day of high-intensity physical activity could help some children reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, according to an international study. A little vigorous exercise may help boost kids’ cardiometabolic health Source: Science…

Identifying genes key to human memory: Insights from genetics and cognitive neuroscience

Identifying genes key to human memory: Insights from genetics and cognitive neuroscience Researchers have identified more than 100 genes important for memory in people. The study is among the first to identify correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing, providing a new window into human memory. It is part of the nascent…

Dietary Choline Intake Is Directly Associated with Bone Mineral Density in the Hordaland Health Study [Nutrition and Disease]

Dietary Choline Intake Is Directly Associated with Bone Mineral Density in the Hordaland Health Study [Nutrition and Disease] Background: Choline is an important nutrient either obtained from a variety of foods or synthesized endogenously, and it is the precursor of betaine. We previously reported positive associations between plasma free choline and bone mineral density (BMD).…

Characteristics of Smartphone Applications for Nutrition Improvement in Community Settings: A Scoping Review

{$inline-image} Smartphone applications are increasingly being used to support nutrition improvement in community settings. However, there is a scarcity of practical literature to support researchers and practitioners in choosing or developing health applications. This work maps the features, key content, theoretical approaches, and methods of consumer testing of applications intended for nutrition improvement in community…