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Recent Progress in Nutrition , Volume 4 , Issue 2 (2024)

Pages: 65

Published: July 2024

(This book is a printed edition that was published in Recent Progress in Nutrition)

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Cover Story: In Europe, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) cause two-thirds of premature deaths, straining socio-economic stability. This study reveals that incorporating algae, rich in dietary fiber, can prevent 4.5% of NCD-related deaths and save about 30 million euros, promoting health, economic sustainability, and new health policies.View this paper

Volume 4,Issue 2

Open Access Short Review

Simiao Powder as an Effective Remedy for Gout

Received: 29 November 2023;  Published: 11 May 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2402009


Gout is an increasing metabolic disease due to the buildup of uric acid. The buildup of uric acid due to inadequate excretion leads to uric acid crystal formation. Treatment for gout aims to eliminate the uric acid crystal formation so that inflammation decreases. Traditional gout medication is usually allopurinol, but increasing studies have proven that herbal remedies may be promising. Over the past few years, studies have demonstrated that Simiao powder, a traditional Chinese medi [...]

Open Access Editorial

Nutritional Guidance for Individuals with Prediabetes — Uniform or Tailored to Phenotypes?

Received: 15 April 2024;  Published: 23 April 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2402008


EditorialNutritional Guidance for Individuals with Prediabetes — Uniform or Tailored to Phenotypes?Sathish Thirunavukkarasu 1, 2, *,1. Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA; E-Mail:

Open Access Short Communication

Home-Based Appetite-Guided Weaning of Enteral Nutrition of Infants with Congenital Heart Disease: A Preliminary Clinical Observation

Received: 13 January 2024;  Published: 19 April 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2402007


Infants with a critical congenital heart defect are at high-risk for feeding difficulties, often necessitating feeding tube placement. Enteral nutrition (EN) support is initiated to meet nutritional requirements and promote growth pre- and post-operatively. Tube-fed infants with congenital heart disease (CHD) who achieve stable health status post-operatively are at risk of becoming feeding tube dependent (FTD). We report a clinical observation for infants with CHD based on survey results from &l [...]

Open Access Original Research

Dietary Fiber in Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases: Predicting Prevented Deaths and Economic Impact through the Use of Algae as a Fiber Source

Received: 30 August 2023;  Published: 15 April 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2402006


Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are responsible for two-thirds of premature deaths in Europe. This added to the European socio-economic scenario already weakened by the vital aging of the population, contributes to the loss of active individuals, weakening competitiveness and social and economic sustainability, thus making the prevention of NCDs a European objective. Preventing NCDs with the enrichment of the food environment using algae or their compounds, which are rich in nutrients and bioac [...]

Open Access Review

“Guess Who?” in the Creation of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Diets through History

Received: 17 November 2023;  Published: 03 April 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2402005


The relationship between obesity and weight loss treatments has run parallel throughout history; however, not all diets are suitable for improving one’s health. This review aims to categorize diets according to the new classification of hazardous diets established in 2021. A search was conducted across grey, white, and black literature. The results reveal a study of 179 diets, of which 35 are effective, while the rest are hazardous to health. Looking at the geographical distribution of these die [...]