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Feasibility and Acceptability of Maternal Choline Supplementation in Heavy Drinking Pregnant Women: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

June 21, 2018

Jacobson SW1,2,3, Carter RC4,5, Molteno CD3, Meintjes EM2,6, Senekal MS7, Lindinger NM2, Dodge NC1, Zeisel SH8, Duggan CP9, Jacobson JL1,2,3. Feasibility and Acceptability of Maternal Choline Supplementation in Heavy Drinking Pregnant Women: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 May 11. doi: 10.1111/acer.13768. 1 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences , Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan. 2 Department of Human […]

Efficacy of Maternal Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy in Mitigating Adverse Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Growth and Cognitive Function: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.

June 21, 2018

Jacobson SW1,2,3, Carter RC4,5, Molteno CD3, Stanton ME6, Herbert JS7, Lindinger NM2, Lewis CE2, Dodge NC1, Hoyme HE8,9, Zeisel SH10, Meintjes EM2,11, Duggan CP12, Jacobson JL1,2,3Efficacy of Maternal Choline Supplementation During Pregnancy in Mitigating Adverse Effects of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure on Growth and Cognitive Function: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.  Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018 May 11. doi: 10.1111/acer.13769. 1 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State […]

Choline: The essential but forgotten nutrient

December 14, 2017

This article was originally published November 2, 2017 in The Seattle Times. by Carrie Dennent Special to The Seattle Times On Nutrition Perhaps it’s because you don’t see it on nutrition labels yet, but choline — an essential nutrient from conception through old age — tends to be tragically overlooked. According to data from the National Health […]

What’s Essential for the Prenatal Brain?

October 27, 2017

This interview was originally published in Carolina Public Health Magazine – Fall 2017. Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD, Kenan Distinguished University Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics, and Director, UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC In science, 10 percent of successful scientific discovery is the result of skill and hard work – but 90 percent comes from asking the […]

Choline Builds Healthy Eyes

July 13, 2017

Read the original article by Tom Druke from Natural Products Insider. The eye health segment appears to be undergoing a solid resurgence over the past few years. According to data from Innova Market Insights, global new product launches with “vision” claims more than doubled from 2015 to 2016, and remain on pace to maintain that […]

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Precision Nutrition Needed for Healthy Military Muscles

June 22, 2017

Read the original article by Allan Maurer from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. Eat colorful meals and make sure you get enough choline. That’s the key advice two nutrition experts offered during lunch at the Medical, BioMedical & BioDefense: Support the Warfighter symposium in Chapel Hill last week. The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s Bio Defense […]

Do Eggs Cause Heart Disease?

October 28, 2016

Read the original article from the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute. Several recent studies linked increased levels of a metabolic product of dietary choline with higher risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) (Wang et al., 2011; Tanget al., 2013) through a mechanism that involved gut microbiota-produced trimethylamine oxide (TMAO). These studies have sparked considerable scientific […]

Nutrition Research Institute Shows Choline Is Essential To A Normal Diet

October 28, 2016

Read the original University of North Carolina article by Phillip Ramati here. Though it’s present in a variety of foods and an essential part of a person’s diet, many people may not have heard of the nutrient choline. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute, located at the NC Research […]

The 7 Best Supplements For Men

October 13, 2016

Read the original article from trueviralnews.com.             Choline Choline repairs DNA and supports brain function. A deficiency can raise your risk of liver damage and even liver cancer, says Steven Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. In one study, people who ate the most choline cut […]

Pregnancy, Drinking and Diet: Researchers Urge Women to Consider Their “Whole Health” when Pregnant 

February 08, 2016

Scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute are developing a “whole health” message for pregnant mothers emphasizing evidence-based, nutritional research that empowers them to make their own decisions on everything from drinking to dietary choices. Don’t eat this. Don’t drink that. In the face of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Plasma 1-carbon metabolites and academic achievement in 15-yr-old adolescents

January 04, 2016

Plasma 1-carbon metabolites and academic achievement in 15-yr-old adolescents. The Official Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, January 4, 2016. Torbjörn K. Nilsson*,1, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf †, Michael Sjöström ‡, Wolfgang Herrmann §, Rima Obeid §, Jennifer R. Owen ¶ and Steven Zeisel ¶,‖. Author Affiliations * Department of Medical Biosciences/Clinical Chemistry, […]

Maternal dietary intake of choline in mice regulates development of the cerebral cortex in the offspring

December 23, 2015

Maternal dietary intake of choline in mice regulates development of the cerebral cortex in the offspring. The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, December 23, 2015. Yanyan Wang*,†, Natalia Surzenko*,‡, Walter B. Friday* and Steven H. Zeisel*,‡. Author Affiliations *Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, North […]

Effect of egg ingestion on trimethylamine-N-oxide production in humans: a randomized, controlled, dose-response study

June 26, 2014

Effect of egg ingestion on trimethylamine-N-oxide production in humans: a randomized, controlled, dose-response study. Jun 26, 2014 The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. August 2014. Carolyn A Miller, Karen D Corbin, Kerry-Ann da Costa, Shucha Zhang, Xueqing Zhao, Joseph A Galanko, Tondra Blevins, Brian J Bennett, Annalouise O’Connor, and Steven H Zeisel. The Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, […]

Towards nutrigenomics: studies to identify gene-diet interactions affecting susceptibility to cardiovascular disease.

April 22, 2014

Towards nutrigenomics: studies to identify gene-diet interactions affecting susceptibility to cardiovascular disease. The FASEB Journal, April 2014; Brian Bennett1,3; Karen Corbin2,; Tangi Smallwood3,; Annalouise o’Connor2; Steven Zeisel1,4. 1UNC Nutrition Research Institute Kannapolis NC United States; 2UNC Nutrition Research Institute Kannapolis NC United States; 3Department of Genetics University of North Carolina Chapel Hill NC United States; 4 Department of […]

Nutrition Research Institute: Helping the world get healthier, one person at the time

June 12, 2013

The Nutrition Research Institute is located on the developing North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Scientific studies under way at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Nutrition Research Institute (NRI), located on the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, show promise of a healthier future for children and adults based on new […]

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline

April 07, 2013

Nutrition in pregnancy: the argument for including a source of choline April 2013. International Journal of Women’s Health. April 2013. Zeisel, SH. Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Abstract Women, during pregnancy and lactation, should eat foods that contain adequate amounts of choline. A mother delivers […]

Choline’s role in maintaining liver function: new evidence for epigenetic mechanisms

March 13, 2013

Choline’s role in maintaining liver function: new evidence for epigenetic mechanisms. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolomic Care. March 13, 2013. Mehedint, MG, Zeisel SH. Nutrition Research Institute at the NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Humans eating diets low in […]