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Nutrition News

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.
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