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How to keep your food – and your insulin – down during the holidaysYesterday
Don’t let holiday feasts come back to haunt you – planning meals can help those with acid reflux and diabetes enjoy the festive foods, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Skin can reflect eating habitsNov 5, 2015
A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, and dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine say there is evidence that links certain foods to flares in acne.
Gut development during infancy can have lifelong implicationsSep 30, 2015
While many recent studies demonstrate that the gut microbiome has a significant and long-term impact on gastrointestinal health, new work by Baylor researchers provides a clue about how this works.
Study shows no increased waste in fruits and vegetables after implementation of new school lunch guidelinesSep 17, 2015
Study examining food waste in elementary school cafeterias finds there was no increase in waste after the new guidelines were put in place, according to researchers.
Quality, quantity of foods help prevent 'freshman 15'Aug 19, 2015
According to our experts, there are several things college students can do to ensure that they’re consuming nutritious foods and avoiding the dreaded ‘freshman 15.
Don’t let your vacation sidetrack your dietJun 23, 2015
Eating out while on vacation can be tricky. Our experts offer some tips to keep your vacation diet on track.
Male brain listens to female sex hormoneJun 22, 2015
The role of the estrogen receptor in preventing weight gain in females is well known, and there also is strong evidence that the same receptor is important for body weight control in males.
Twin infants needed for feeding behavior studyJun 18, 2015
Researchers are recruiting pairs of infant twins under four months of age to participate in the Infant Twin Study to understand the development of preschool children’s eating behaviors.
Thirsty? You’re already dehydratedJun 15, 2015
Summertime means lots of people are outside dealing with the heat – some by choice and some because they have to. Whatever the reason, staying hydrated is the key to dealing with hotter temperatures.
Mother's diet before pregnancy may affect child’s lifelong risk of cancerJun 11, 2015
Study finds mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the function of certain genes in her child, including the gene associated with cancer risk.