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Diet & Nutrition

Eating Disorders in Children

Parents of school-agers and adolescents should be aware of the “red-flags” that may indicate an eating disorder in the child. The incidence of eating disorders appears to be increasing...
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Probiotics in Childhood

The human gastrointestinal tract has been identified as one of the most densely populated part of the body with microbes (known collectively as the gut microbiota). The initial colonization...
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Raw Milk and Lactose Intolerance

The Question: Does consumption of raw milk lessen the symptoms of lactose intolerance? The Study: The 16 adults in this study had self-reported lactose intolerance and laboratory testing verified...
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Eating Style and Behavior

The Question: Does biting food lead to aggressive behavior in children? The Study: A dozen children age six to ten years old attending a day camp were divided into...
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Head Start & Obesity

The Question: Does Head Start participation lead to healthy weight changes? The Study: Researchers looked at the height and weight measurements of 43,748 Michigan children of Head Start age...
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Probiotics & Allergies

The Question: Does the consumption of probiotic-containing milk products during pregnancy and infancy affect the chances of the infant developing infant eczema and allergic diseases? The Study: The mothers...
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