Nutrition News

Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.
Don’t let heartburn hinder your holidaysNov 14, 2016
With stress, travel and changes in diet, the holidays are a time to pay attention to the health of your esophagus.
Scientists uncover mechanism that controls feeding behavior in miceNov 9, 2016
A team of scientists has discovered a mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice by regulating the electrical activity of a few thousand brain cells.
Experts discover gene variants that protect a lucky few primates against obesity from a high fat dietNov 4, 2016
A team of researchers may have discovered the answer to why a lucky few primates are resistant to obesity.
Baylor College of Medicine rises in ranks of healthiest workplaces for 2016Oct 18, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
Small brain region plays a major role in the control of appetite; possible link to nicotineOct 3, 2016
A new study on the brain cells that moderate hunger opens the possibility of developing drugs to help treat obesity.
Pediatric obesity guidelines serve as toolkit for treating patients with obesity Sep 23, 2016
The Obesity Medicine Association released guidelines on pediatric obesity care for healthcare professionals who make decisions for pediatric patients with obesity.
Rap1, a potential new target to treat obesitySep 13, 2016
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health and Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have discovered a new mechanism in the mouse brain that regulates obesity.
Nutrition can be important factor in athletic successAug 15, 2016
Roberta Anding, registered dietitian and sports dietitian, says an athlete’s diet is important because food is the fuel athletes use to perform.
Parents can empower kids to make healthy lunch choices this school yearAug 10, 2016
Because packing a lunch is not always an option, our expert offers advice to parents on how to talk to kids about making healthy choices in the cafeteria line.