Nutrition News

Small steps can lead to big leap in health this new yearDec 30, 2019
According to Baylor College of Medicine doctors, the secret to achieving and maintaining good health is to incorporate small behavioral changes that you can live with into your lifestyle.
Form of severe malnutrition linked to DNA modification Dec 19, 2019
Researchers identified significant differences at the epigenetic level between two clinically distinct forms of acute childhood malnutrition known as edematous severe acute malnutrition (ESAM) and non-edematous SAM (NESAM).
Tips to work off holiday eatingDec 11, 2019
Make sure you don’t land on Santa’s naughty list for overindulging in all of your favorite holiday foods. A Baylor College of Medicine family physician says staying active is the best way to counteract holiday calories.
Scientists create ‘epigenetic couch potato’ mouseDec 2, 2019
A new Baylor College of Medicine led study in mice shows for the first time that a different molecular level of regulation – epigenetics – plays a key role in determining one’s innate drive to exercise.
How to have an allergy-friendly ThanksgivingNov 14, 2019
Thanksgiving can be a challenge for individuals with a food allergy. An allergy expert offers advice on how to accommodate food allergies so everyone can have a safe holiday season.
Serve up nutrition this ThanksgivingNov 13, 2019
Jennifer Cleveland, registered dietitian with Baylor College of Medicine, shares tips on how to stay healthy during the holidays.
Determining meals before and after exercise Nov 6, 2019
Roberta Anding, registered dietitian, sports dietitian and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, explains approaches to take with food and exercise.
Brain circuit connects feeding, mood in response to stressSep 5, 2019
Researchers looked into the possibility of crosstalk between eating and mood and discovered a brain circuit in mouse models that connects the feeding and the mood centers of the brain. 
Baylor earns C. Everett Koop National Health AwardSep 4, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a winner of the C. Everett Koop National Health Award in 2019 for its workplace health promotion program, BCM BeWell.
Postnatal overnutrition linked to agingAug 26, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found a new answer to an old question: how can overnutrition during infancy lead to long-lasting health problems such as diabetes?