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Kids' snacking tidbits from nutrition expert
Snacks are traditionally smaller than meals, but their presence in children's diets may be significant. >> Read
iPhone app guides pregnant, nursing women on eating fish safely
An iPhone app from Purdue University can help women who are pregnant or nursing safely eat seafood, a good source of nutrients for babies but also the subject of concern about ingesting mercury and other contaminants. >> Read
4th International Breast Cancer Prevention Symposium - Genes, the Environment and Breast Cancer Risk - October 16-18, 2014 >> Read
The best foods to control your hunger pangs
Whether you're trying to lose weight or simply focus on a heart-healthy eating regimen, a growling stomach can interfere with your eating goals. >> Read
Elderly women may benefit from higher amounts of protein
Elderly women could benefit from consuming 29% more protein than the current nutrition guidelines recommend, according to new research from Purdue University. >> Read
Missing the sun? Prof says it's a bright idea to think about Vitamin D
The gray winter skies are a reminder that people should consider supplementing Vitamin D levels to ensure they maintain strong bones, says a Purdue University nutrition expert. >> Read
Dennis Savaiano was named the Virginia C Meredith Professor of Nutrition Policy. He has started a food policy initiative that will provide scientifically-based information to policy-makers both locally and globally. Two courses have been created as part of the initiative, a food policy course and a world food problems course that involves five Purdue departments.
Qing Jiang was celebrated by the faculty in January as a University Faculty Scholar. The University Faculty Scholars Program recognizes outstanding faculty members at the West Lafayette campus who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction. Eligible faculty must hold the rank of tenured associate or full professor and have been in that rank for no more than five years. Faculty Scholars are appointed for a nonrenewable five year term and receive an annual $10,000 discretionary allocation.