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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.
Bright ideas for sun protection, skin careJun 5, 2015
Sun Protection Factor (SPF) is not the only factor to consider when protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Our experts provide tips on preventing skin cancer.
Vitamin E protects against liver damage in parenterally fed premature pigsJan 27, 2015
Study finds adding vitamin E to lipid emulsions used to feed premature pigs intravenously prevents liver damage.
Volunteers needed for colic studyJan 22, 2015
Volunteers wanted for a study to determine whether a probiotic can reduce the amount of crying and fussiness in infants with colic.
Added sugar could contribute to extra holiday poundsDec 12, 2014
According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, we should all be aware of the amount of added sugar we’re consuming year-round and especially during the holidays.
Study finds school lunches from home not up to national standardsNov 24, 2014
Study finds lunches from home had more sodium and fewer servings of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and milk.