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Food and Nutrition Research Briefs

ARS Food and Nutrition Research Briefs Issued

By Kim Kaplan
February 12, 2016

Research showing that people whose diets lack adequate vitamin D may be at increased risk of developing osteoarthritis in their knees is among the new nutrition and health findings in the latest issue of the Agricultural Research Service's (ARS) Food and Nutrition Research Briefs.

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The popular online newsletter reports discoveries from researchers at ARS laboratories nationwide.

Among other findings, the current issue reports the following:

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ARS is the U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief intramural scientific research agency.