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Nutrition News

Extreme heat raises concerns about lunchbox food safetyAug 30, 2011
BCM expert offers tips for parents to make sure their kids won't get sick while still getting the nutrition they need at lunch.
Walking School Bus program increases children's physical activityAug 22, 2011
BCM researchers discover that student participants in a Walking School Bus program had increased rates of physical activity.
Schools use software to give parents power in cafeteriaAug 8, 2011
New software in schools allow parents to intervene in kids' school lunch choices to ensure nutritious, allergy-free lunches.
Breakfast key piece of back-to-school puzzleAug 8, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine expert outlines why kids shouldn't skip breakfast.
Weight gain during pregnancy should fall within certain rangeJul 20, 2011
Baylor expert says it is important for expecting mothers to work closely with their physician and perhaps even a registered dietitian to achieve a healthy weight gain during pregnancy.
Fad diets may not lead to successful weight lossJun 13, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine dietitian says trendy diets may actually do more harm than good, provides tips for healthy weight loss.
Forum on arts, health promotion to be held March 24Mar 10, 2011
Art form as promotional method for health message focus of educational forum.
Season of conception permanently written on DNA of rural AfricansDec 23, 2010
Permanent changes in epigenome present in infants born in different rural African seasons noted.
High fat diet in moms affects offspring's circadian, metabolic rhythmsNov 29, 2010
Primate study shows that a high fat diet in mothers can lead to obesity in children.
Help kids make better bad choices this HalloweenOct 22, 2010
while no candy can be viewed as a health food, there are some "better" bad choices, BCM dietitian says.