News tagged with nutritional sciences

Eating a lighter lunch can prompt weight loss

Losing weight without dieting, going hungry or using an expensive high-protein liquid diet can be as simple as eating a smaller lunch, reports a new Cornell study that is online and will be published in the journal Appetite in Oct ...

Aug 23, 2011
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Researcher urges study of effects of breast pumps

(Medical Xpress) -- The widespread use of electric breast pumps by American women is fueling a "quiet revolution" in how infants receive their mothers' milk, argues Cornell nutritionist Kathleen Rasmussen in a commentary ...

Jul 07, 2011
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Long-term use of vitamin E may cut COPD risk

Long-term, regular use of vitamin E in women 45 years of age and older may help decrease the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by about 10 percent in both smokers and nonsmokers, according to a study conducted ...

Jun 16, 2011
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Nutritionists offer tips for kids' snacks, lunches

University of Maine nutritionists are available to offer advice for parents and guardians looking to pack healthy -- and appealing -- lunchboxes for children and adolescents, and to identify the benefits of school-prepared ...

Sep 05, 2011
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