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Equation Nutrition is a free monthly newsletter in French for health professionals in which researchers from around the world contribute to the writing of unpublished articles. Aprifel offers you access to the entire database of Equation Nutrition bulletins since 2000 in PDF format. A newsletter in French is also available.

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October 2020 N° 56 - October 2020 Recent news on the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children (WIC) The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the global community to its core. The United States (U.S.) has suffered exponential losses for myriad of reasons, including policy failures and cultural confl icts. As with our global neighbors, many U.S. families have lost loved ones, livelihoods, and shelter, challenging their health, nutritional, and emotional stability. Among the programs [...]
September 2020 N° 55 - September 2020 Diet, microbiota and health The impact of diet on health is no longer questioned and a diverse diet is key in this context. A challenge is to understand the main mechanisms that are involved in the links between dietary profiles and chronic diseases. Amongst players is the gut microbiota, which metabolize a myriad of food molecules. While different food [...]
54 – July/August 2020 N° 54 - July 2020 How to tackle obesity? The prevalence of obesity has risen rapidly in the last two decades, especially among subpopulations exposed to cheap ultra-processed foods. On current trends, obesity is expected to affect 18% of men and more than 21% of women by 2025. In the present issue of The Global Fruit & Veg Newsletter (GFVN), Jean-Michel Lecerf, based on [...]
53 – June 2020 N° 53 - June 2020 Fruit and vegetable consumption and cardiovascular diseases prevention Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide. Cancer is continuing to develop, but better preventive measures could slow it down and save hundreds of thousands of lives each year, especially in developing and emerging countries. That is, in essence, the key messages of the two lengthy reports made public on March 4th, 2020 [...]
52 – April/May 2020 N° 52 - April 2020 Obesity Food environment and the impact on food consumption Our obesogenic environment is tempting us to perform unhealthy behaviors, leading to overweight and obesity. This environment is a complex system of interactions between multiple environmental characteristics. As the level of urbanization is increasing, more individuals will be exposed to the same environment. This further endorses the relevance to better understand the relationship between the [...]