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Expiration dates: keep, toss or eat?Oct 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine nutrition expert explains the meaning behind food expiration, "use by" and "sell by" dates of foods.
Kids born small should get movingAug 8, 2013
BCM researchers part of study that finds female mice who were growth restricted in the womb were born at a lower birth weight, but were less active and prone to obesity as adults.
Study shows relationship between magnesium, bone mineral contentJul 9, 2013
In a new study, researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that the magnesium content of a diet is significantly related to bone health.
Enjoy tasty summer treats wisely to control caloriesJul 2, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine dietitian says many refreshing summer treats include calories and fat, and provides tips for low-calorie summertime sweets.
Researchers study benefits of blueberriesJul 2, 2013
Researchers in the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to find out what happens to blueberries, nutritionally, after they're cooked in a variety of different ways.
Study shows long-term weight maintenance in school-based interventionsJun 24, 2013
Researchers at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital found that a six-month weight management program for adolescents resulted in weight loss and long-term weight maintenance.
Campers wanted for seventh annual Kamp K’aana programMay 17, 2013
Children ages 10 to 14 can sign up for Kamp K'aana, a fun weight management program this summer, created by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.
Female mice overfed as infants become couch potatoes for lifeApr 2, 2013
Study found overnutrition in infancy caused persistent changes that last into adulthood.
Correcting glutathione deficiency improves impaired mitochondrial fat burning, insulin resistance in agingApr 2, 2013
Research could open possibilities to improve metabolic health in older people.
African-American girls needed for study on healthy eating, physical activityApr 1, 2013
Study recruiting African American girls, 8-10 years old with access to a computer, high speed Internet and a parent willing to participate.