The first evidence that high levels of vitamin A can suppress development of type 1 diabetes in laboratory mice prone to that disease is among the new nutrition and health findings noted in the most recent issue of the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Food and Nutrition Research Briefs and the Spanish-language edition Informe de investigaciones de alimentos y nutrición.
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The popular online newsletter reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide.
Among other findings, the current issue reports that:
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ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief scientific research agency.