Top downloads from the ADA include Omega-3s and functional foods

If this annual review is any indication, functional ingredients aren't so far out anymore. The American Dietetic Association released its top list of downloaded articles for 2009.

  1. A Systemic Review of the Roles of n-3 Fatty Acids in Health and Disease
  2. Preventing childhood obesity: Health in the balance: Executive summary
  3. Adolescent and Young Adult Vegetarianism: Better Dietary Intake and Weight Outcomes but Increased Risk of Disordered Eating Behaviors
  4. Nutrigenomics Approaches to Functional Foods
  5. Position of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine: Nutrition and Athletic Performance
  6. Breakfast Habits, Nutritional Status, Body Weight, and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents
  7. School Food Environments and Practices Affect Dietary Behaviors of US Public School Children
  8. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Use of Nutritive and Nonnutritive Sweeteners
  9. Individual and Environmental Influences on Adolescent Eating Behaviors
  10. Comparative Effects of Three Popular Diets on Lipids, Endothelial Function, and C-Reactive Protein during Weight Maintenance
  11. What Is the Current Status of Research Concerning Use of a Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet for Children Diagnosed with Autism? • Short communication
  12. It's All About Kids: Preventing Overweight in Elementary School Children in Tulsa, OK
  13. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Functional Foods
  14. Diet and Physical Activity Patterns of School-Aged Children
  15. Factors Influencing Food Choices of Adolescents - Findings from Focus-Group Discussions with Adolescents
  16. Position of the American Dietetic Association and American Society for Nutrition: Obesity, Reproduction, and Pregnancy Outcomes
  17. Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Its Relation to Markers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Adolescents
  18. Position of the American Dietetic Association: Weight Management
  19. Association between School Food Environment and Practices and Body Mass Index of US Public School Children
  20. The Evidence for Dietary Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
  21. Development of a Diet Index for Older Adults and Its Relation to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors: The Elderly Dietary Index
  22. Vegetables, Fruit, and Cancer Prevention — A Review • Review article
  23. Nutrient Adequacy and Diet Quality in Non-Overweight and Overweight Hispanic Children of Low Socioeconomic Status: The Viva la Familia Study
  24. Dietary Intake, Eating Habits, and Metabolic Syndrome in Korean Men

What Is Pregorexia? • Short communication

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