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Newswise: Global Warming’s Impact on Undernourishment
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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.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Health, Food Science, Nutrition, Global Food News, All Journal News, PLOS ONE,

Released:
29-Oct-2019 10:35 AM EDT
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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.

Channels: Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition,

Released:
30-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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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.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Food Science, Health Food, Obesity, Weight Loss,

Released:
18-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: A fruitful endeavor: Researcher examines berry polyphenols as potential treatment for cardiovascular treatment

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

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Smoking,

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30-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Trees Transplanted on Florida’s Highways Survive, Provide Motorists’ Benefits

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.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food Science,

Released:
12-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: UNC receives $3.8 million grant to study “Med-South” weight loss program

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.

Channels: Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes, Food Science, Health Food, Nutrition, Obesity, Weight Loss,

Released:
11-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT
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Diets of Latinos and blacks have greatest environmental impact per dollar spent

University of Illinois at Chicago

Despite spending less than white households on food overall, black and Latino households have more impact on the environment per dollar spent on food than white households, according to a new study published in Environmental Engineering Science. The report suggests that black and Latino households tend to spend more on foods that have greater negative environmental impacts, such as grains and protein (e.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Health, Food Science, Economics,

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3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Food system improvements could make it easier to eat healthier

American Heart Association (AHA)

A science advisory from the American Heart Association describes system-wide innovations to the U.S. food system that are sustainable and have the potential to make it easier for consumers to choose healthy foods.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Food Science, Health Food,

Released:
29-Apr-2019 2:20 PM EDT
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