Some Nutrition And Diet Studies May Overstate Results

“We found that about one of 11 studies have some kind of issue that we identified that was degrading the fidelity of research reporting,” Dr. Nir Menachemi said. “In the article we call it an overreaching statement. That’s probably the most fair way to characterize these infractions,” Menachemi, who led the analysis, told Reuters Health. His team’s findings were published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Not much is known about how often findings are distorted by scientists or the media.
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NUTRITION KNOW HOW: Discover the pros and cons of fruit juice

Fresh fruits and vegetables are mainly carbohydrates. Fruit is much higher in carbohydrates than most vegetables, so depending on what produce is used, an 8 ounce glass can contain approximately 30 grams of carbohydrate. Carrots and beets are also high in natural sugar (carbohydrates). Without the fiber, the carbohydrates are quickly digested and can cause a spike in blood sugar. Most plants are very low in protein and fats so these major nutrients are missing in only juice.
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Medical Nutrition – A Global Market Overview

Another key factor that driving the market is premature births because of insufficient nutrition supply to mothers, especially in Asia, in most populous countries such as China and India. However, medical nutrition products that contain probiotics and prebiotics, primarily targeted at the aging population, are witnessing unprecedented demand as against traditional medical nutrition products, opening the gates for a new market dominated by very few players. Medical Nutrition product segments analyzed in this study include Infant, Enteral and Parenteral. The report also analyses the sub-segments of Enteral Medical Nutrition comprising Standardized, Elemental/Semi-Elemental and Specialized Entetal Nutrition. The global market for Medical Nutrition, estimated at US$27.2 billion in 2012 and forecast to be US$28.8 billion in 2013, is further projected to reach US$40.1 billion by 2018, thereby exhibiting a 2008-2018 CAGR of 5.8%. ” Medical Nutrition – A Global Market Overview” reviews and analyses the worldwide market for medical nutrition products for the global and the regional markets including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and Rest of World.
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