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Nutrition News

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.
Don't use 'once in a while' excuse at rodeoMar 1, 2012
BCM expert says skip fried treats, eat healthy before you hit the rodeo.
Don't let snacks replace healthy, balanced mealsMar 1, 2012
Consider how snacks fit into your child's nutritional needs, creating a balanced diet.
Obesity risk still present at a healthy weightMar 1, 2012
BCM expert says it's possible to have a normal weight and still be obese
One meal at a time - the motto for successful dietsMar 1, 2012
BCM expert offers tips for a successful diet.