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Olive Oil, olive oil health effects, Type 2 Diabetes, Health, Nutrition, Food

Virginia Tech Biochemists Dip Into the Health Benefits of Olives and Olive Oil

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A Virginia Tech research team discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

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Food Allergies, Lunch Packing Tips, Cancer Changing Sense of Taste, and More in the Food Science News Source

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Children's Anxiety, Thriving After Cancer, Unnecessary Antibiotics, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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nutrition education, Nutrition Interventions, Webinar, Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

Fall Journal Club focusing on Nutrition Education and Lifestyle Interventions/Programs: Study Design and Methods of Application

The webinars will host authors published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior who will share their experiences with designing and implementing nutrition education interventions and programs. These educational workshops will provide valuable learning opportunities for participants wishing to expand their knowledge base.

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Folic Acid, Autism, Pesticide Exposure, UC Davis MIND Institute

Folic Acid May Mitigate Autism Risk From Pesticides

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Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have shown that mothers who take recommended amounts of folic acid around conception might reduce their children’s pesticide-related autism risk.

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Diabetes, American Medical Association, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, AMA Partner on Prediabetes Patient Registry

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, in partnership with the American Medical Association (AMA), is piloting a patient registry that could become a national model for enrolling patients with prediabetes into evidence-based diabetes prevention programs and reducing their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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sugar-sweetened beverages, State Tax, legal preemption

Federal Preemption of Taxes on State and Local Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Is Not Warranted

Federal and state government can alter or hinder state and local activity through a legal mechanism called preemption – when a higher level of government blocks the action of a lower level of government. A new study evaluates whether it could it be used to block taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.

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Technology and Innovation , Pediatrics, safety and delivery of care, infants and children

SoCal CTIP - Medical Accelerator Announces Seed Grants to Improve Pediatric Care

The Southern California Consortium for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), based at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has awarded $165,000 in seed grants to accelerate projects specifically designed to improve the safety and delivery of care to infants and children.

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Cancer, Patients, Senses, taste and smell disorders, Taste, spicy food, cancer treatment side effects, UCLA, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Cancer Treatments Can Change the Sense of Taste, Nutrition Expert Warns

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Cancer treatments have many effects on patients – some apparent and some less so. One of the most noticeable changes is a change in taste.

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School Lunch guidelines, School Lunch, School Lunches, School Lunch Program

Federal Snack Program Does Not Yield Expected Impacts, Virginia Tech Researchers Find

A well-intentioned government regulation designed to offer healthier options in school vending machines has failed to instill better snacking habits in a sample of schools in Appalachian Virginia, according to a study by Virginia Tech researchers.







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