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Newswise Nutrition and Fitness News Wire 27-Apr-2020

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High-fat Diet Consequences Include Mental Fatigue, Researchers Say

Obesity has been shown to place physical stress on the body, but new research suggests that excess weight may also cause mental fatigue.

– Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

Experimental Biology 2020

Food Safety and Coronavirus

Covid Conversations on Risk featuring Jade Mitchell, Ph.D., and Felicia Wu, Ph.D. both from Michigan State University addresses food safety and risk. A recording of the webinar can be found on the SRA website at

– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

High-altitude adaptations connected with lower risk for chronic diseases

High-altitude adaptations in the Himalayas may lower risk for some chronic diseases, according to a research team including faculty from Binghamton University, State University of New York, the University of New Mexico, and the Fudan University Schoo...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

American Journal of Physical Anthropology, April-2019

Embargo expired on 23-Apr-2020 at 12:00 ET

Recurrent Genomic Selection for Wheat Grain Fructans

Development of Climate-Resilient, Nutritionally Improved Wheat

– American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA), Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Crop Science

Study points to obesity as driver of pancreatic cancer

A new study led by Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers has demonstrated in mice that hormones released from the pancreas itself can advance pancreatic cancer — and that weight loss can stop this process in its early stages. The research was publis...

– Yale Cancer Center


Embargo expired on 17-Apr-2020 at 11:00 ET

Children’s Fruit Drinks Need Clearer Labels, Finds NYU Study

The labels of drinks marketed to kids do not help parents and other consumers differentiate among fruit juice and sugar-laden, artificially flavored drinks.

– New York University

American Journal of Public Health

Embargo expired on 16-Apr-2020 at 16:00 ET

Dietitians Anticipate New Era of 'Personalized Nutrition’ Based on Emerging Science

New science on patients will allow registered dietitian nutritionists to enhance care.

– International Life Sciences Institute North America

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

NUS Food Scientists ‘Upcycle’ Unsold Bread Into Tasty Probiotic Drink and Cuts Food Waste

A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore has cooked up an innovative solution to reduce bread waste by using a novel fermentation process to ‘upcycle’ surplus bread into a beverage fortified with gut-friendly micro-orga...

– National University of Singapore

Tips to avoid overeating while working from home

Experts offer advice on how to avoid telecommuting weight gain

Expert Available

– University of Georgia

Why are the grocery store shelves empty?

Agricultural economist explains COVID-19 impact on food markets

Expert Available

– University of Georgia





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