Research and Literature


Ribose can be used as a medication and supplement (as D-ribose). Clinically, it is used by people with the genetic muscle condition myoadenylate deaminase deficiency (MAD) to improve their symptoms.

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Food Trends

2018 Top Food Trends

Food trends are always changing, and Nutrition411 tracks these food trends for you! Here is our list of the top 4 food trends so far of 2018.
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SEE ALSO: Techno Dining

Fruits and Vegetables

Berries: Reap the Nutritional Benefits

Delicious, beautiful, sweet, and simple—berries are as healthful as they are diverse. Recent research has focused on how and why berries are such a superfood.

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SEE ALSO: Juice Recommendations for Infants and Children

Blood Glucose

Nutritional Supplements for Glycemic Control

Nutritional supplements and functional foods are among the most widely used form of CAM, and their use has been increasing in the United States and worldwide.

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SEE ALSO: A1c: Why Is It Important?

Food Safety

Preventing Cross-Contamination in Your Kitchen

Cross contamination is the transfer of microorganisms that are naturally found in food from one food to another.


Calcium Supplements: What You Need to Know

The following table shows the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for calcium by age group and gender. Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption and is needed along with calcium... | Read More

Diet and Nutrition

Top 10 Foods That Reduce the Risk of Cancer

Many foods have exceptional health benefits, and certain nutrients that can reduce the risk of cancer. Here are 10 of the best cancer-fighting foods (in no particular order)... | Read More

Food Preparation

Dark, Leafy Greens: Great Ways to Prepare Them

Eating more kale, or any dark, leafy greens can help to reduce your risk of chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.