Nutrition News

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.
Nutrition month is about personal choices Mar 22, 2013
Losing weight is all about calories, portion control and physical activity, but it all comes down to your tastes and what makes you happy.
CpG methylation in embryonic stems cells turns genes onMar 21, 2013
Finding sheds light on the complex roles of DNA methylation during mammalian development.
Research confirms benefits of family mealsMar 6, 2013
Our expert says research shows sitting down together as a family to eat is an important factor in making healthy food choices.
Calorie needs of athletes vary with intensity of trainingMar 6, 2013
BCM expert reminds athletes not to skip fruits and vegetables in diet.
Brown bag lunches may need nutrient makeoverMar 6, 2013
Nutrition experts find kids with packed lunches are lacking in healthy, nutritious foods.
Blood marrow derived cells regulate appetiteFeb 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover that blood marrow derived cells help regulate appetite.