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Nutrition

Oct 1, 2018 Issue
Interventions for Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Children Five Years and Younger [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Child feeding interventions are effective in the short term (i.e., less than 12 months) for increasing a child's intake of fruits and vegetables, but only by less than 5% of the recommended daily allowance. Conversely, parental nutrition education and multicomponent interventions, such as combining ...


Aug 15, 2018 Issue
Nutrition in Toddlers [Article]

During toddlerhood, children acquire the motor skills needed to feed themselves and develop preferences that affect their food selections. Parents and caregivers are important models for healthy eating and activity and should provide healthy food options for toddlers to choose from. Find out what the recommendations are for healthy eating in toddlers.


Aug 1, 2018 Issue
Food Insecurity: How You Can Help Your Patients [Editorials]

Physicians can improve the health of patients who experience food insecurity by following the SEARCH (screen, educate, adjust, recognize, connect, help) mnemonic and by using the resources outlined in this article.


Jul 15, 2018 Issue
Lower Extremity Erythema [Photo Quiz]

A man who lived a hermit lifestyle presented with an open eschar over the left medial malleolus.


Jun 1, 2018 Issue
Diets for Health: Goals and Guidelines [Article]

Patients and physicians often have difficulty staying abreast of diet trends, many of which focus primarily on weight loss rather than nutrition and health. Find out which dietary approaches have proven benefits for cardiovascular disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and obesity.


May 1, 2018 Issue
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease [Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews]

What is the effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on cardiovascular outcomes?


Mar 15, 2018 Issue
Probiotics for Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]

A combination of three probiotic species slightly improves symptoms in patients with major depressive disorder. Lactobacillus casei alone does not affect depressive symptoms in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, but it does improve anxiety.


Feb 15, 2018 Issue
Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Community-Dwelling Adults: Common Questions and Answers [Article]

Measuring vitamin D levels and prescribing oral vitamin D supplementation is common in clinical practice, although the health benefits have not been established. Clinical trials have not found vitamin D to be beneficial for chronic nonskeletal conditions, and screening and supplementation are not recommended in asymptomatic individuals.


Feb 15, 2018 Issue
Vitamin D Screening and Supplementation in Primary Care: Time to Curb Our Enthusiasm [Editorials]

Evidence for vitamin D screening and supplementation in adults shows that these commonplace practices have virtually no established health benefits.


Oct 1, 2017 Issue
Food Consumption by Children and Adults [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]


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