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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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New rat study backs Aquamin’s benefit over traditional calcium for bone health

Disagreement about carotenoid research raises again the question of what ‘natural’ means

Disagreement about carotenoid research raises again the question of what ‘natural’ means

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High-dose supplementation cuts vitamin D deficiency in severely premature babies

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Study on choline intakes suggests eggs or supplements are only way to get enough

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Collagen supplements may boost nail growth and appearance: Human data

ORAC values might be passé, but antioxidant activity still demands research, experts say

ORAC values might be passé, but antioxidant activity still demands research, experts say

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Is there a role for vitamin B3 in preventing birth defects?

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Probiotics in space: NASA explores viability of microorganisms for space flight

Among elderly, probiotic supplementation may ease constipation woes

Probiotic supplementation may ease constipation among elderly, new study suggests

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