Journal of the American Center for Nutrition

Evidence-Based Nutrition Research

The American Center for Nutrition is an independent research center focused on the scientific study of nutrition and its impact on human health and wellness. Our Journal is an Open Access quarterly available for free to the public.

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Open Access Nutrition Research Articles

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Best Type of Fiber for Weight Loss

When it comes to weight loss, incorporating soluble fiber into your diet is a great way to reduce your appetite and keep yourself feeling fuller for longer. But which fiber is the best for weight loss?
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Caffeine Free Pre Workouts: Do They Work?

Caffeine-free pre-workouts are a great choice for those who are sensitive to caffeine or have trouble sleeping, but still want the increased focus and performance boost.
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Best Time to Drink Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Few understand the complexities surrounding protein intake timing and the impact on weight loss. The effects of protein supplement timing can vary depending on the type of protein supplement you choose.
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Whey vs. Plant-Based Protein for Fitness Goals

Healthy adult bodies require protein to function, and many people boost their dietary protein intake with protein powders and supplements to help them reach their fitness goals. The ideal protein source for different people depends on their fitness goals and dietary needs.
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Does Vitamin C Help Acne-Prone Skin?

Much research has been done on vitamin c as an acne treatment. Several clinical studies have shown that both topical and oral vitamin c use have a measurable impact on acne through multiple pathways. Acne is a common inflammatory skin condition caused by blocked hair follicles.

Nutrition Science Supplementals

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Soy vs. Whey vs. Plant Protein: A Comprehensive Analysis

Discover the pros & cons of soy, whey, & plant-based proteins. This analysis compares nutritional profiles, benefits, & drawbacks. Learn how amino acid composition, digestibility, allergenicity, & ethical considerations affect your dietary preferences.
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Comparing Rice And Pea Protein Vs. Whey For Muscle Building

Explore the benefits and drawbacks of whey, rice, and pea proteins in muscle building. Review the nutritional value, digestibility, and potential allergens of these protein sources, helping you make an informed decision on the best supplement for your fitness goals and dietary preferences.