Nutrition News

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.
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behaviorAug 5, 2016
Researchers found that certain neural circuits have the ability to inhibit binge-like eating behavior in mice.
Expert offers tips on going meat-free once a weekJun 27, 2016
Registered Dietitian Roberta Anding says going meatless once a week can be beneficial to your diet, and she offers tips on how to have a successful meat-free day.
Experts get serious about video games to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in childrenMay 9, 2016
A recent study found that children who played a video game promoting fruit and vegetable intake changed their eating behavior.
Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistakeApr 13, 2016
Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
Understanding nutrition during pregnancyMar 24, 2016
For pregnant women, nutrition is a key factor for their own health and that of their baby.
Expert advises against detox diets Mar 23, 2016
If you’re looking for a way to get rid of the toxins in your body through detox or cleansing diets, keep in mind that your body already has an all-natural way to do this, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.