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Tag Archives: food & nutrition
From the New York Times, an Op-Doc, ‘In Japan, a Portrait of Mistrust’: Two years after a huge earthquake, giant tsunami and nuclear meltdown ravaged parts of Japan, life has only seemingly returned to normal. Authorities say that outside the … Continue reading
Our friends at Mind the Science Gap, the blog written by School of Public Health students, recently published an interesting post on vitamin D supplements: http://www.mindthesciencegap.org/2013/03/14/vitamin-d-fraud-lack-of-truth-in-labeling/. As always, read, enjoy, and comment!
From the New York Times Well blog: Some of the country’s leading public health experts called Monday’s judicial ruling against New York’s limits on the sale of large sugary drinks a predictable setback in what has become a national campaign … Continue reading
Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr. P.H., from Harvard University, will present the 37th Annual Thomas Francis, Jr. Memorial Lecture, “Diet and Health: A Progress Report”. For much of the last 25 years the focus of nutritional advice has been to … Continue reading
From the CDC: New Research in Brief: The PRC Program’s Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) produced a supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine examining policies and processes that promote healthy eating. New Publication: PRCs’ … Continue reading
From the New York Times: After decades of rising childhood obesity rates, several American cities are reporting their first declines. The trend has emerged in big cities like New York and Los Angeles, as well as smaller places like Anchorage, … Continue reading
New from Riskbites, fun and information on turkey, tofurky, and, snoozing the day away. Enjoy! There’s a common belief that the tryptophan in turkey is responsible for post-thanksgiving dinner lethargy. But how about the the vegetarian tofurkey? Risk Bites … Continue reading
A prepublication edition of Exploring Health and Environmental Costs of Food: Workshop Summary is now available from the National Academies Press. The U.S. food system provides many benefits, not the least of which is a safe, nutritious and consistent food supply. … Continue reading