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Human Nutrition
Effects of incorporating red meat into a Mediterranean-style dietary pattern on cardiometabolic and emotional well-being
The Mediterranean-style eating pattern (Med Pattern) is consistently associated with decreased chronic disease risk (1-3) with emerging evidence suggesting improved quality of life (4-6) and sleep...
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
Characterizing a U.S. swine movement network to enhance epidemiological modeling and response to transboundary animal diseases
Swine Health - Foreign Animal Disease
African Swine Fever Virus: a bioinformatics resource to support comparative genomics for vaccine and virulence studies
Public Health - MRSA
Origin, evolution, and zoonotic potential of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus found in US swine farms
Reports claiming that livestock, particularly pigs, could serve as a reservoir for the ‘superbug’ methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) shocked the medical and veterinary...
Human Nutrition
Effects of Dietary Protein Source and Quantity during Weight Loss on Appetite, Energy Expenditure, and Cardio-Metabolic Responses
Abstract Higher protein meals increase satiety and the thermic effect of feeding (TEF) in acute settings, but it is unclear whether these effects remain after a person becomes acclimated to energy...
Human Nutrition
Daily Addition of a Protein-rich Breakfast for Long-term Improvements In Energy Intake Regulation and Body Weight Management in Overweight & Obese ‘Breakfast Skipping’ Young People
Objective To identify whether the daily addition of a Normal- Protein (NP) vs. High-Protein (HP) breakfast leads to long-term improvements in energy intake regulation and body weight management in...
Swine Health - PRRS
Testing the Potential of PRRSV GP4 to Protect Swine From PRRS
The objective of the study was to experimentally test the potential of viral protein gp4 in protective immunity against PRRS. In order to accomplish this objective, two recombinant vaccines...
Human Nutrition
Survey of Residual Nitrite and Nitrate in Conventional and Organic, Natural, Uncured, Indirectly Cured Meats Available at Retail in the United States
Abstract A survey of residual nitrite (NO2–) and nitrate (NO3–) in cured meats available at retail was conducted to verify concentrations in conventional (C) products and establish a baseline for...
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