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Nutrition News

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.
Human milk fat improves growth in premature infantsAug 15, 2014
Research finds incorporating a cream supplement into premature infants’ diets improved their growth outcomes in the NICU.
Back-to-school prep should include healthy after-school snacksAug 5, 2014
Baylor expert recommends the best after-school snacks that satisfy, meet daily nutritional goals
Volunteers needed for video game studyMay 22, 2014
Children between the ages of 10 and 12 years are needed for a six-month study involving health-related video games.
Diet not obesity defines body’s microbiome communitiesMay 20, 2014
Baylor study finds consuming a high fat diet during pregnancy and breast feeding persistently alters the structure of an infant’s microbiome.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014
Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.