american journal of clinical nutrition Archives
Diet and colorectal cancer risk
Feb. 14, 2022—Higher dietary intake of antioxidant compounds found in fruits, vegetables, teas and spices was associated with lower risk of colorectal cancer, and intake was lower among Black participants, potentially contributing to colorectal cancer health disparities.
People at high genetic risk for colorectal cancer benefit more from lifestyle changes
May. 13, 2021—People with a high polygenic risk score for colorectal cancer could benefit more at preventing the disease by leading healthy lifestyles than those at lower genetic risk, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers published in the April issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Study shows healthy diet is associated with diverse and health-promoting microbiome
Jan. 27, 2021—Scientists are just beginning to understand the impact of diet on the gut microbiome and how this interaction affects human health, but baselines must first be established to yield answers.
Meat intake and colorectal polyps
Mar. 9, 2020—Red and processed meat intakes are strongly associated with increased risk of sessile serrated polyps, which are not as well studied as conventional adenomas.
Study shows magnesium optimizes vitamin D status
Dec. 14, 2018—A randomized trial by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers indicates that magnesium optimizes vitamin D status, raising it in people with deficient levels and lowering it in people with high levels.
Gene regulators of circulating trans fatty acids identified
Dec. 18, 2014—High consumption of trans fatty acids (TFA) has been linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and even cancer.
Vanderbilt study finds nationwide decline in one type of serious heart attack
Nov. 18, 2014—The most emergent form of heart attacks is decreasing nationwide, but this declining incidence could affect emergency departments’ quality and timeliness of care. This is the key finding of a Vanderbilt University study released today in the American Journal of Cardiology and presented at the national American Heart Association meeting in Chicago this week. Using...
Fava beans’ impact on urine sodium
Apr. 29, 2013—Eating fava beans increases dopamine in blood and urine, but does not stimulate urinary sodium excretion.
Study reveals broad dangers of trans fats
Apr. 18, 2013—A new study by Vanderbilt investigators suggests a diet high in trans fatty acids (TFA) may contribute to death from any cause.