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Micronutrients, Macro Impact
Anna Azvolinsky | May 31, 2017
At the interface of food, nutrition, and agriculture, Lindsay Allen’s research has been informing nutrition guidelines and policies around the world for decades.
Week in Review: July 7–11
Tracy Vence | Jul 11, 2014
Assessing mtDNA mutations among healthy people; heritability of intelligence; epigenetic inheritance of maternal malnutrition markers; consumers buy into DNA ancestry
Gestational Malnutrition Affects Offspring’s Sperm
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 10, 2014
Mice undernourished during pregnancy can transmit the effects of such nutritional stress to their sons’ germ cells, epigenetically.
How Malnutrition Affects the Microbiome
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 4, 2014
The gut bacterial communities of severely malnourished children appear to be less developed than those of healthy children, a study on Bangladeshi infants and toddlers finds.
More Carbon Dioxide, Fewer Crop Nutrients
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2014
Plants grown in higher concentrations of CO
have greater yields, but lower amounts of essential nutrients.
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 6, 2012
Malnutrition continues to be a problem for people living without stable homes, but it is beginning to be accompanied by obesity.