Eat less meat: Fortifying food with creatine to tackle climate change.

@article{Ostoji2020EatLM,
  title={Eat less meat: Fortifying food with creatine to tackle climate change.},
  author={Sergej M. Ostoji{\'c}},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  year={2020}
}
  • S. Ostojić
  • Published 1 June 2020
  • Medicine
  • Clinical nutrition

Dietary intake of creatine and risk of medical conditions in U.S. older men and women: Data from the 2017–2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

TLDR
The considerable shortage of dietary creatine is associated with an increased risk of heart and liver conditions, which calls for public measures that foster diets rich in creatine‐containing foods, and additional research to investigate the role of creatine in age‐related diseases.

Nutritional Profiles of US Adults with Suboptimal Dietary Creatine Intake

  • S. Ostojić
  • Medicine
    Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism
  • 2021
TLDR
The large-scale rate of suboptimal dietary creatine intake found in this cross-sectional study warrants additional research, and calls for immediate public health measures fostering creatine-rich foods in human nutrition are called for.

Relationship between Dietary Creatine and Growth Indicators in Children and Adolescents Aged 2–19 Years: A Cross-Sectional Study

TLDR
The daily intake of creatine from a regular diet in taller children and adolescents was higher than in shorter peers aged 2–19 years, and the relationship between creatine intake and growth indicators was investigated using data from the 2001–2002 NHANES.

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