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Make fitness part of holiday routineNov 16, 2012
Don't forget exercise when enjoying holiday food and drinks.
Grant to study virtual weight management program for women with mobility impairmentsNov 8, 2012
Program will focus on diet, nutrition, barriers women with mobility impairments face when preparing food.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspringOct 8, 2012
High fat levels during pregnancy lowers hormone that helps regulate energy, implications for weight maintenance.
Healthy diet for pregnant moms may affect obesity risk in offspringOct 5, 2012
BCM researchers find healthy diet during pregnancy can help keep obesity at bay for children.
NIH awards over $2.5M to Baylor College of Medicine for Walking School Bus studyAug 29, 2012
Grant will fund study to determine if a Walking School Bus program will increase children's rates of walking to school, physical activity.
New school nutrition policy helps children meet dietary guidelinesAug 13, 2012
BCM dietician says new options available in the hot line at school better reflect what a healthy meal should look like.
Volunteers needed for children's breakfast studyAug 8, 2012
Children between the ages of eight and 10 years are needed for study on breakfast consumption.
Jahoor receives Grand Challenges Explorations grantMay 10, 2012
Funds from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address arginine rates in Indian women, explore link to low-birth-weight babies.
Soy isoflavone supplementation has no impact on blood pressure in menopausal womenMay 2, 2012
Study finds soy isoflavone supplements don't lower menopausal women's blood pressure.
Looks can be deceiving; read labels for accurate food factsMar 1, 2012
Avoid these common misconceptions when looking for healthy food options.