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Circulating and dietary magnesium and risk of cardiovascular disease

In this podcast we speak with Dr. Liana Del Gobbo of Harvard's School of Public Health about the review, “Circulating and dietary magnesium and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies,” published in the July 2013 issue of AJCN.

Alcoholic Liver Disease

Listen to a podcast with Dr. Charles Halsted about the review "Vitamin-Dependent Methionine Metabolism and Alcoholic Liver Disease." Read the review

Fatty acids and adipose tissue

Dr. Naima Moustaid-Moussa discusses her review on n-3 fatty acids and how they may alleviate adipose tissue inflammation and insulin resistance. Read the review.

Diet and adiposity review

Dr. Penny Kris-Etherton and Michael Flock discuss their review titled 'Effects of Adiposity on Plasma Lipid Response to Reductions in Dietary Saturated Fatty Acids and Cholesterol.' Read the review.

Vitamin C

Dr. Mark Levine discusses Vitamin C and how in science, even if you are not prepared for the accidental discovery, you must pursue it. Read the full review.

Functional amino acids

Dr. Guoyau Wu discusses what is meant by functional amino acid, and their function in the body. Read the review.

Maternal obesity and congenital heart defects

Dr. James Mills of NICHD discusses a study about maternal obesity and risk of congenital heart defects in babies. Read the full study.

Low-fat diet and women

Dr. Barbara Howard speaks about the Women's Health Initiative Dietary Modification Trial and the effects on cancer and heart disease. Read the study.

Food insecurity and chronic disease

What does NHANES show about food insecurity and disease among low-income adults? Dr. Hilary Seligman discusses her study in JN.

Green tea and osteopenia in mice

Dr. Iwaniec discusses consumption of green tea and its effect on bone in mice. Read the JN study.