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Serum catestatin may predict metabolic, CV risk in children, adolescents
Children and adolescents with obesity have lower levels of serum catestatin — an endogenous peptide found to be negatively associated with blood pressure level and insulin resistance — compared with children and adolescents with normal weight, according to findings published in Pediatric Diabetes. Source: Serum catestatin may predict metabolic, CV risk in children, Read more
First-month response to pediatric weight management predicts long-term BMI
Children and adolescents enrolled in weight-management programs who respond quickly are more likely to achieve greater long-term reductions in BMI compared with those without an early response, according to findings published in Obesity. “We often see vast individual variability in how people respond to weight-management treatment.” Source: First-month response to pediatric weight management predicts long-term… Read more Read more
Low sugar diet for pediatric NAFLD improves hepatic steatosis
An 8-week diet low in free sugar content significantly improved hepatic steatosis among adolescent boys with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared with their usual diet, according to a study published in JAMA. “There are no approved pharmacological therapies for the treatment of NAFLD,” Jeffrey B. Schwimmer, MD, from the University of California in San Diego,… Read more Read more
Human milk protein vs. formula protein and their use in preterm infants
  We review the current available evidence on the metabolic fate of human milk proteins and their potential clinical implications for growth and body composition development vs. Read more
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As fantastic as Google is, it can’t filter out the fluff that we, as dietitians were not looking for. NutriScape has undertaken the massive task of linking one central site to all of the most useful nutrition related resources the internet has to offer.   RD.NutriScape.net seeks to provide the professional content you are looking for…. Read more Read more
Pediatric Malnutrition Consensus
Consensus Statement of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (the Academy) and the American Read more