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This perspective article summarizes the present scientific evidence focused on 1) the gut barrier as an important component of normal gastrointestinal structure and function in human health, 2) currently available modalities to describe the intestinal barrier and quantify its function in humans, and 3) providing possible associations between diet and normal gut barrier function among healthy or at-risk people.
The objective of the current study was to estimate the relative contribution, in the US diet, of naturally occurring, enriched/fortified, and dietary supplement sources of 15 micronutrients in meeting or exceeding appropriate DRIs for various age groups.
This study examined race/ethnicity and income differences in meeting the Dietary Reference Intakes based on estimated dietary intakes among the U.S. population age ≥2 years.
Chronic inflammation is thought to be a major characteristic of aging, which may increase need for substrates, specifically protein, to support anti-inflammatory processes. The aim of this study was to assess associations between dietary protein and changes in biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress over the long term in a community-dwelling population.
The Scientific Integrity Consortium developed a set of recommended principles and best practices that can be used broadly across scientific disciplines as a mechanism for consensus on scientific integrity standards and to better equip scientists to operate in a rapidly changing research environment.