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Released: 27-Feb-2020 2:05 PM EST
Extra olive virgin oil keeps healthy properties when used for cooking
Universidad De Barcelona

Consuming extra virgin olive oil has proved to have protecting effects for the health, especially due to its antioxidant content.

Released: 18-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST
New Survey From Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Compensation Increases Exceed Inflation, Help Practitioners ‘Capitalize and Create Workforce Opportunities’
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

A new survey conducted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows median salaries for registered dietitian nutritionists and nutrition and dietetics technicians, registered have increased significantly more than inflation during the past two years.

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Released: 7-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST
Diabetes food myths: Is fresh fruit healthier than canned or frozen fruits?
LifeBridge Health

In addition to exercise, nutrition is an important for managing diabetes.

Newswise: Global Warming’s Impact on Undernourishment
29-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
Global Warming’s Impact on Undernourishment
PLOS

Global warming may increase undernutrition through the effects of heat exposure on people, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Yuming Guo of Monash University, Australia, and colleagues.

Released: 30-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Serves Up Hot Topics at 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Behavioral health and cultural competence are just a few of the emerging topics that will be addressed at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & ExpoTM October 26 to October 29 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Released: 18-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT
Amazon Studios gets body image right in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon'
Furman University

When she saw the trailer for the movie “Brittany Runs a Marathon,” psychologist and body image researcher Kerstin Blomquist’s first thought was, “Oh, no. They’re doing it again!” Blomquist studies how to prevent disordered eating and how to promote a positive body image. She thought Hollywood had made another movie perpetuating negative stereotypes about people with obesity. Then, she saw the movie. “The movie was surprisingly better than I expected." She talks about what the movie got right, and what it could have done a little better.

Newswise: A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment
Released: 30-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment
Florida State University

Gloria Salazar, associate professor of nutrition, has received $805,409 from the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program at the Florida Department of Health to look at the protective effects of polyphenols

Newswise: Trees Transplanted on Florida’s Highways Survive, Provide Motorists’ Benefits
Released: 12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Trees Transplanted on Florida’s Highways Survive, Provide Motorists’ Benefits
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

“Beauty and stress relief are probably the two most meaningful benefits trees bring to highways,” said Andrew Koeser, an assistant professor of environmental horticulture with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program
Released: 11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT
UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program
University of North Carolina Health Care System

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the challenge of achieving long-term weight loss among patients with obesity cared for at primary care practices.


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