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Three stable trajectories of picky eating have been identified in childhood from ages 4 to 9 years

Three Trajectories of Picky Eating Identified in Children

Membership in high picky-eating trajectory tied to higher child emotional lability, lower emotional regulation
Higher intake of whole-fat dairy products is associated with a lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome as well as hypertension and diabetes

Higher Intake of Whole-Fat Dairy May Cut Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Similar associations found for hypertension, diabetes in large multinational cohort study
For middle-aged adults without preexisting cardiovascular disease

Fruit-, Veggie-Rich Diet May Soon Lower Markers for Cardiac Injury

Healthy eating during eight weeks tied to lower levels of markers for subclinical cardiac damage, strain
Since 2009

No Improvements Seen in Meeting AAP Vitamin D Intake Guidelines

Nonbreastfeeding infants more likely to meet the guidelines than breastfeeding infants
One in seven adults ages 50 to 80 years say they experienced household food insecurity in the past year (before the COVID-19 pandemic)

Poll: One in Seven Older Adults Report Food Insecurity

Yet, very few are able to access government food benefits, including food stamps or home-delivered meals
Higher long-term dietary intake of flavonoids is associated with lower risks for Alzheimer disease and related dementias in U.S. adults

Long-Term Flavonoid Intake Tied to Lower Alzheimer Risk

Findings seen for both Alzheimer disease and related dementias during nearly 20 years of follow-up
In 2019

Incidence of Enteric Infections Due to Pathogens Up or Stable

Compared with 2016 to 2018, incidence in 2019 was increased for infections caused by five pathogens
Food insecurity in the United States is high as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

Food Insecurity Rates High Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Pandemic-related food insecurity follows known regional patterns
Greater vegetable intake before pregnancy is associated with better birth outcomes

Vegetable Intake Before Pregnancy Tied to Birth Outcomes

Higher intake of traditional vegetables before pregnancy may lower risk for preterm birth
Higher intake of manganese is associated with a lower type 2 diabetes risk among postmenopausal women

Higher Manganese Intake May Be Tied to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Association may be partially mediated by inflammatory biomarkers