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Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior to Host 52nd Annual Conference in Orlando, FL

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) will host its 2019 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, FL July 27-30.

24-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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    23-Apr-2019 3:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711693

Study: Mediterranean Diet Deters Overeating

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Eat as much as you want and not gain weight? Sounds too good to be true. But in a study published in the April 23 issue of the journal Obesity, scientists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found that nonhuman primates on a Mediterranean diet chose not to eat all the food available to them and maintained a normal weight.

22-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 711299

Award Lecturers Announced for Nutrition 2019

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Renowned scientists and practitioners will address key topics in nutrition at Nutrition 2019, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711383

Keto diet has potential in military, researchers say

Ohio State University

A new study has researchers hopeful that a ketogenic diet could prove useful in the military, where obesity is an ongoing challenge, both in terms of recruiting soldiers and keeping them fit for service.

16-Apr-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 711342

New study finds simple way to inoculate teens against junk food marketing

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

A simple and brief intervention can provide lasting protection for adolescents against these harmful effects of food marketing. Reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily dietary choices for an extended period of time. The method works in part by tapping into teens’ natural desire to rebel against authority.

15-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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    8-Apr-2019 5:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 710687

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer

Tufts University

Researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts have found that adequate intake of certain nutrients from foods—but not supplements—is linked to a reduction in all-cause mortality. There was no association between dietary supplement use and a lower risk of death.

3-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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    29-Mar-2019 12:15 AM EDT

Article ID: 710245

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids May Play Opposite Roles in Childhood Asthma

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

26-Mar-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 710232

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: Avoid Wasting Food

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers tips to help reduce food waste by planning your meals with the food you already have and storing leftovers safely.

26-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 710127

Study: Low-carb diet provides relief from knee osteoarthritis

University of Alabama at Birmingham

A change in diet can reduce the intense pain caused by knee osteoarthritis, the most prominent form of arthritis, according to research findings published this week in the journal Pain Medicine. A study conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows a low-carbohydrate diet was more effective in reducing pain intensity than a low-fat diet in adults ages 65-75 suffering from osteoarthritis.

25-Mar-2019 1:05 AM EDT

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