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Article ID: 714303

If asked the right way, toddlers will choose broccoli over cake, UCI-led study finds

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, Calif., June 12, 2019 – “Would you like cake or broccoli?” If you ask a child under the age of 3, the answer – eight times out of 10 – will be broccoli. But this has less to do with parents successfully instilling healthy food preferences than the order in which the choices are presented. A study led by the University of California, Irvine and published in the online journal PLOS One has found that toddlers are highly subject to “recency bias” when faced with “or” questions: They tend to pick the last option, even if it’s not what they actually want.

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12-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

Article ID: 714273

Study Aims to Use Orange Peels for Something Useful: Better Heart Health

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

Yu Wang, an assistant professor of food science and human nutrition at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, part of the USDA. With the award, Wang plans to lead a research team to ensure extracts from orange peels improve the gut’s ability to stave off fatty linings in your arteries.

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12-Jun-2019 9:30 AM EDT
Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

Article ID: 714207

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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11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713705

One Change Can Make Diet More Planet Friendly

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Food production is an important contributor to climate change, accounting for about a quarter of carbon emissions globally. According to a study that examined the real-world diets of thousands of people in the U.S., we could greatly reduce the carbon footprint of what we eat by changing just one food each day.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713707

Sun-Exposed Oyster Mushrooms Help Patients Fight Tuberculosis

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

In a new study, researchers show that sun-exposed oyster mushrooms offer a readily available source of vitamin D that can help TB patients respond better to anti-TB drugs by improving immune response.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713700

Study Links Poor Sleep with Poor Nutrition

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new study suggests the two factors may be connected.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713750

New Research on Diet and Supplements During Pregnancy and Beyond

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

The foods and nutrients a woman consumes while pregnant have important health implications for her and her baby. Nutrition 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, will feature new research on prenatal vitamins, infant supplements and the impacts of a mother’s diet during pregnancy and after the baby is born.

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3-Jun-2019 8:55 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713733

Policies Encouraging Healthy Eating Could Greatly Cut Cancer-Related Costs

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

The foods we eat can play an important role in preventing cancer. New modeling research presented at Nutrition 2019 shows that policies using taxes or warning labels to encourage healthier eating could reduce the number of people who develop cancer, which would bring significant savings in medical costs.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713760

Do Policies Targeting Sugary Drinks Pay Off?

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Drinks with added sugar, also known as sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), are one of the largest sources of added sugar in the American diet and a major contributor to obesity. SSBs include non-diet sodas, flavored juice drinks, sports drinks, sweetened tea, coffee drinks, energy drinks and electrolyte replacement drinks. Research presented at Nutrition 2019 will examine how various policies could help reduce the consumption of these sugary beverages and improve health.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713735

Research Reveals How Diet Influences Diabetes Risk

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Could changing what we eat lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes? Studies presented at Nutrition 2019 will examine how consuming certain foods, vitamins and even the order in which we eat can affect blood sugar levels and risk of developing 2 diabetes.

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3-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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