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Friedman Nutrition Notes, discontinued in 2008, contains the latest published research emerging from the school and from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging.

2008
Tufts Researchers Update Their Food Guide Pyramid for Older Adults; Elderly at Risk for Physical Disabilities Exercise, Improve Physical Function; Vitamin B12 Function May Be Diminished by Excessive Folate
2007
Folate and B12 May Influence Cognition Among Seniors; Update on Tufts Vitamin K Research
2007
Study Examines Calorie Restriction and Glycemic Load; Study Finds Dietary Fat Interacts with Genes
2007
Childhood Obesity Intervention Shows Promising Results; Dietary Preferences and Patterns May Be Linked to Genes, Says Research; Lack of Sun Does Not Explain Low Vitamin D in Elderly Who Are Overweight
2007
Researchers Probe Risks, Benefits of Folic Acid Fortification; A Link Between Carbohydrate Quality and Vision Loss is Strengthened by New Data; Links Between Food Cravings, Types of Cravings, and Weight Management
2007
Zinc May Reduce Pneumonia Risk in Nursing Home Elderly; Limiting Refined Carbohydrates May Stall AMD Progression; Glycemic Index Values are Variable, Report Researchers; Sugary Drinks, not Fruit Juice, May Be Linked to Insulin Resistance
2006
Older Adults May Reduce Risk of Metabolic Syndrome by Eating More Whole Grains; Tufts Expert Examines the Cardiovascular Benefits of a Mediterranean-Style Diet; Research Into Soy Will Continue But Soy is Not a Solution for Heart Disease
2006
Tufts Expert Recommends Communicating "Nutrient Density" to Consumers; Tufts Trial Suggests Combination Therapy Protects against Muscles Loss from Disuse; Kudos Given to Tufts Researchers at Experimental Biology Conference
2006
Tufts Researchers are Keeping Track of Vitamin K; Loss of Central Vision with Age May Be Linked to Quality of Dietary Carbohydrates
2006
Smoking Out the Links Between Nutrition and Oral Cancer
2006
Consuming Cola May Up Osteoporosis Risk for Older Women: Epidemiological Study Finds that Cola is Associated with Bone Mineral Density Loss; Prescribe Exercise for Older Adults for Better Health; Genes and Diet Linked to Risk Factors for Heart Disease
2006
Trans Fat Ban: Watch Saturated Fats and Calories Too; HIV Treatments Improve Health, but Nutritional Issues Remain
2005
Genetics Research Unlocks a Key Regulator of Weight in Women; Researchers In Quest of Osteoporosis Prevention Find Benefits In Vitamin B12
2005
Metabolic Syndrome Found in College Students; Type of Dietary Fat May Influence the Growth of Prostate Cancer
2005
Resistance Training Benefits Older Hispanic Adults with Type 2 Diabetes; Preliminary Data Suggest that Soda and Sweet Drinks Are the Main Source of Calories in the American Diet; The Children in Balance Initiative
2005
Nutrition Scientists Take a Look at Cataract Prevention; Taking a Break from Fractures: A Closer Look at Vitamin D
2005
Leafy Green Vegetables May Help Keep Brains Sharp Through Aging; New Nutritional Challenges Emerge for HIV Care Providers
2005
Nutritional Genomics Identifies a Potential Weight-Loss Resistance Gene; Tufts Professor Chews on the Nutrition-Oral Health Connection; A Pilot Study Suggests That Measures of Insulin May Predict Greater Weight Loss with Low Glycemic Foods in Some Individuals
2004
Men and Women Respond Differently to Low Fat, Low Cholesterol Diets; Iron Helps Build Strong Bones; Loss of Familiar Fruits and Vegetables May Increase Obesity Risk for Some Elderly Hispanics
2004
Extra Pounds Paired with Certain Genes May Increase Heart Disease Risk; Losing Weight Helps Reduce Inflammation and Disease Risk; Eat Carrots Rather than Supplements: Research Shows High Doses of Beta-carotene Can Be Harmful
2004
Alcohol May Blur Vision Long Term; Eat That Big Healthy Breakfast and Lose Weight; Three Servings of Whole Grains a Day Might Keep Diabetes Away
2004
Some Leaders Talk the Talk; Some Leaders Run It---Literally; Bones are Boosted by High Protein Diets; The Power of Soy is in the Protein
2004
People Need to Eat More Beta Carotene to Get Enough Vitamin A; A Low Glycemic Index Diet May Help Decrease Disease Risk Factors
2004
Home-Based Exercise Programs Improve Strength and Balance in Elderly Individuals Says Strong Women Author; Elevated Homocysteine Level May Signal Future Bone Fractures; Elderly Injuries And Illness Due To Falls Can Be Reduced By Vitamin D
2004
Not All Carbohydrates Are Equal;Resistance Training Benefits People with Chronic Kidney Disease; Lutein-Enriched Eggs May Help Maintain Eye Health
2004
Vitamin E to Prevent the Common Cold?; Older Women and Women with Diabetes: Eat Fish For Your Heart
2004
Practice What You Read: Adolescents and Nutrition Labels; Molecules and Mysteries: Unraveling Ubiquitin for Eye Health