7 Foods That Fight Inflammation

Many chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer and obesity, have been linked to inflammation, part of the body’s immune response. When inflammation is out of control, it can affect the brain. “Substances secreted by certain immune-system Read More

Steps to Improve Dietary Choices

While everyone has a sense that food prices matter, the magnitude of impact of food taxes and subsidies on dietary intakes, and whether this varies by the food target, has not been clear. For the Read More

Eating Less can Slow the Aging Process

Recent research published in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics offers one glimpse into how cutting calories impacts aging inside a cell. The researchers found that when ribosomes — the cell’s protein makers — slow down, the Read More

How to Persuade Children to Eat More Veggies

Getting kids used to veggies can start in the womb, said Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor of food, nutrition, dietetics and health. Rosenkranz said research on pregnant rodents’ eating habits and their offspring’s taste preferences shows Read More

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