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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.
Theory behind increasing fruit and vegetable consumption does not determine realityNov 7, 2014
When it comes to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption in children, theory does not necessarily determine reality, according to researchers.
Alleviate 'sugar sag' with healthier dietOct 21, 2014
Everyone wants to age gracefully but they may not know that certain foods cause "sugar sag," which results in wrinkles and loose skin.
Dietitian offers healthy tips for tailgate treats Sep 29, 2014
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine offers tips on hosting a healthier tailgate without missing out on the flavor and fun.
Grants support projects with creative approaches for WIC program nutrition educationAug 29, 2014
New projects selected for grants from the USDA Center for Collaborative Research on WIC Nutrition Education Innovations.
New estrogen-based compound suppresses binge eating behavior in female miceAug 26, 2014
Baylor researchers find estrogen can strongly inhibit binge eating in mice, which was consistent with data in humans.