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nutrition

Many U.S. consumers eating less meat
Published Sept 12, 2018
Survey respondents cite health concerns, cost as reasons for reducing meat consumption
No more cheat days
Published Fall 2018
Clinical trials of nutrition and diets are often complicated by the simple fact that study participants might not adhere to the rules of the study. What if there were a way to change that? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Nutrition
Cheating on your diet? This blood test can tell
Published Sept 4, 2018
Blood metabolites differed strongly between treatment and control groups in clinical trial of popular DASH diet
Nutrition and mental health
Processed meats linked with manic episodes
Published July 24, 2018
In analysis of people with and without psychiatric disorders, nitrates found in jerky, hot dogs, salami, and other meats found to contribute to mania
Behavioral science
Overeating after dark
Published Jan 16, 2018
Chances of overeating increase in evening as hunger hormone levels rise, study suggests
Nutrition
Lung benefits seen from apples, tomatoes
Published Dec 21, 2017
Study finds decline in lung function among ex-smokers slower for those who ate tomatoes or fruit each day for a decade
Mmmmm chocolate
Junk food science
Published Oct 26, 2017 Video
Food has the power to sneak in and grab our attention—especially junk food, study finds
Sustainability
Wasted food, wasted nutrients
Published May 16, 2017
BSPH study finds significant amount of wasted food is consumable, contains vital nutrients Americans need / School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Health Review
Superfood or super-hype?
Published May 11, 2017
Before filling your plate with expensive fad foods, nutritional biochemist suggests diet of diverse veggies, fruits, proteins
Childhood health
More activity, big savings
Published May 1, 2017
Study finds that modest increases in activity could avert future medical costs, lost wages / School of Public Health