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Junk food science
Published Oct 26, 2017 Video
Food has the power to sneak in and grab our attention—especially junk food, study finds
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
Who eats when food is scarce?
Published Feb 13, 2017
Analysis of food deprivation in three cities shows teens in poor families often go hungry before young children
DASH for kidney health
Published Aug 12, 2016
Popular diet known to lower blood pressure also good for kidneys, study suggests / School of Public Health
Brain health
Can cutting calories help curb memory loss?
Published July 22, 2016
Fasting could help prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, improve memory and mood / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Diet and nutrition
How fat becomes lethal, even without weight gain
Published June 24, 2016
Findings have potential to help scientists better understand a growing class of often fatal metabolic diseases / Hopkins Medicine
Food fixes
Published May 4, 2016 Video
New documentary explores alternative ways communities around the U.S. access fresh food
The gluten-free grocer
Published Spring 2016
On a mission to bring a hard-to-find foods to those with special diets / Johns Hopkins Magazine