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Nutrition program could save hospitals up to $3,800 per patient

The total economic burden (direct & indirect) of disease-associated malnutrition in the US is estimated to be $157 billion each year (JPEN, 2014, Vol. 38, No. 2, Suppl 77S-85S). Image © iStock/Ridofranz

Tackling malnutrition in American hospitals could help save millions of dollars by shortening hospital stays and lowering readmission rates, says a new study conducted in four Chicago area hospitals.

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Collagen supplements may boost nail growth and appearance: Human data

Study backs multivitamins' ability to prevent nutrient shortfalls with hard data

Study backs multivitamins' ability to prevent nutrient shortfalls with hard data

Multivitamin startup Ritual raises $10.5m from Founders Fund

Ritual to focus on proven ingredients as it puts $10.5 million capital raise to work

Prenatal milkshake brand Mommi eyes post-partum opportunities

Prenatal milkshake brand Mommi eyes post-partum opportunities

Omega-3 deficiency is associated with prenatal depression. ©iStock

Low omega-3 levels linked to prenatal depression: Taiwan study

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Tocopherol source may affect breast milk vitamin E profile, says study

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ASAE honors Supplement OWL with Power of A Silver Award

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Fenugreek seed extract may reduce menopausal symptoms, says new study

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Herbal supplements all too often ignore underlying principles, experts say

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