Nutrition Gateway

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  • Image attributed to: Trichomonas_vaginalis_phase_contrast_microscopy from Wikipedia

    Why won’t T. vaginalis grow on sucrose?

    The protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis possesses the coding capacity to produce an active β-fructofuranosidase, and cloning experiments indicate that this gene is transcribed, indicating that its inability to grow on sucrose is not due to it being unable to degrade this form of carbohydrate.

    BMC Biochemistry 2014, 15:12
  • ISSN position stand: energy drinks

    A systematic review on energy drinks, from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

    Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2013, 10:1
  • Nutrition & Metabolism: up & up

    A history of this successful journal, and what happens when you submit.

    Nutrition & Metabolism 2013, 10:1
  • Childhood television viewing predicts waist size

    Increased television viewing between 29 and 53 months is associated with increased waist circumference and reduced explosive leg strength at 8 - 10 years old, independent of physical activity levels, according to this study of 1314 children.

    International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012, 9:87
  • Stakeholder engagement promotes nutritional improvement in schools

    This article presents a model of health promotion in school settings with a focus on stakeholder engagement in all phases of intervention design, implementation, and evaluation. This engagement leads to increased uptake and success compared to traditional prescriptive initiatives.

    International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012, 9:80


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Wyeth W Wasserman

Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia