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Higher intakes of potassium, calcium, and magnesium and lower intakes of sodium have been associated with a lower risk of hypertension and cardiovascular disease. In this study, the associations of mineral intake and mineral-sodium intake ratios with blood pressure were investigated.
This paper is a “plain language summary” of the comprehensive 2017 systematic review on the adverse health outcomes associated with caffeine in healthy adults, pregnant women, adolescents and children. The authors of the systematic review were invited to develop this summary by the co-editors of Nutrients, for inclusion in a special journal issue on caffeine.
The associations between protein intake and maintenance of functional integrity are examined in the Framingham Heart Study Offspring cohort of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
This report reviews current developments in dietary intake and physical activity assessment in youth.
This paper summarizes recent technological advancements, such as remote sensing devices, digital photography, and multisensor devices, which have the potential to improve the assessment of dietary intake and physical activity in free-living adults.