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Purdue is site of new regional center of nutrition, obesity research
Purdue University is establishing one of four regional centers for research into nutrition education and obesity prevention in a nationwide project of the US Department of Agriculture. >>Read

Help against bone loss? Blueberries ripe for study
Nearly $4 million can buy a lot of blueberries. Purdue University researchers are hoping it also will help find a way to reduce bone loss in older women. >>Read

World Food Problems course inspires students to view hunger from multiple facets
The concept of global hunger is the very definition of a grand challenge -- it's a maddeningly complex issue without any single solution, and studying its many prongs falls into a variety of academic disciplines. >> Read

Purdue receives $3.7 million to study blueberries and bone health
A $3.7 million grant will allow Purdue University researchers to study how blueberries reduce bone loss in post-menopausal women. >> Read

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

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

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