by Sara Atcheson, Graduate Nutrition Coordinated Program Student The weather has changed, and people are layering up and possibly loading up on vitamin C after starting to sniffle. How can we get the most benefit out of this powerful antioxidant and will it help keep you well? Research shows that consistent use of… more »
Infant Nutrition and Development of Type 1 Diabetes – Is It Possible to Prevent Diabetes by Avoiding Cow’s Milk?
The long-awaited result of the TRIGR Study published this week shows that baby formula in which the cow’s milk proteins have been split does not prevent type 1 diabetes in children with genetic risk for type 1 diabetes.
Previous studies have reported that early exposure to complex foreign proteins, such as cow’s milk proteins, may… more »
Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition Coordinated Program and Jessica Todd, program director. The program received one of the three noteworthy dietetics practices honors among the ACEND-accredited programs. (ACEND is the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.)
The department received the distinction for the “Program Improvement” category. Todd credits the use of… more »
Fall scholarship applications are open February 1– February 29, 2016. Scholarships awarded in the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions are made possible by the generous contributions of alumni, corporations, foundations and friends.
More information on each scholarship and criteria can be found by visiting the Student Resources page… more »
Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition for recently earning full accreditation for the Coordinated Program through June 30, 2019. The program is accredited by ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics), demonstrating the quality of students produced in this pre-licensure graduate program.
Graduates of the Coordinated Program are eligible to sit for the… more »
Nutrition Professor Dan Benardot has advised elite athletes on nutrition for optimal performance for more than 22 years and has now developed nutrition plans for Atlanta Falcons football players during the 2014 season.
Achieving optimal energy balance is a primary goal for all players, from running backs to lineman to kickers. All players need to… more »
Dr. Nomeli Nunez, Associate Professor of Nutrition, presents “Determining the Mechanism by which Alcohol Affects Breast Cancer Development” on Tuesday, Dec 9, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 839 of Urban Life. The seminar is open to the university public and RSVPs are not required.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women.… more »