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Icebergs are an excellent metaphor for our knowledge of the effects of medications on nutritional health – we’re aware of their existence, but we don’t really know the size of the underwater or “hidden” component.

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Medications & Nutrition Overview

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Medications can both affect our nutritional status and be affected by various foods, nutrients and our nutritional health. This overview will briefly address some of these aspects.

The terms “drugs”, “medicines” and “medications” are used interchangeably.

About pharmaconutrology

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Medications can both affect our nutritional status and be affected by various foods, nutrients and our nutritional health. This overview will briefly address some of these aspects.

The terms “drugs”, “medicines” and “medications” are used interchangeably.

MedNut Mag Issue 1

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MedNut Mag Issue 1 is an introduction to the applicability of pharmaconutrition in daily clinical practice.

This is a free resource as not even your name and email are required, because we believe many clinicians are unsure whether this aspect of care is relevant to their practice - and hopefully this resource will inform your professional decision.

Insulin chart

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Chart outlining human insulin preparations including time to onset, time to peak, and duration of effect.

Non-insulin preparations chart

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Chart variously outlining non-insulin preparations including half-life, time to peak, duration of effect, and time to steady state.

B vitamin names

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A number of terms are applied to B vitamins and are often used interchangeably and so can become confusing.

This website is also guilty of using the terms interchangeably.

List of Osmolalities of some medicines

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Osmolality is profoundly important in tolerance of medicines as its side effects are often uncomfortable and therefore unacceptable.
This is a table of 80+ medicines for which their osmolalities were relatively easy to identify.

Beginners guides


Explanatory tips on the layout of the database


Suggestions for applying the information


Expandable tables to present summary information

Useful sources of good quality research information

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Weekly abstract service - you can choose your journals.

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Weekly abstract service from a range of journals. 

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Enables access to a range of vetted, good quality journals.

Free access however content may cost.

Enables access to a broad range of good quality journals.

Free access however content may cost.

Media

The Pharmacist Edit - podcast

https://pharmacistedit.com/yvonnecoleman/

When will the nutrition scientists

look over the fence and into this paddock of unknowns that await exploration?

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