Health

Foodborne illnesses are underestimated by young people

Researchers from SafeConsume conducted a study in four European countries (Portugal, France, England, Hungary) interviewing 156 11- to 18-year olds about their food hygiene education, attitudes towards foodborne illness and ...

Overweight & Obesity

Dieting: Villain or scapegoat?

For decades, there has been an accepted definition of dieting in academia, and in society as a whole. Michael Lowe, Ph.D., a professor in Drexel University's College of Arts and Sciences, has recently reevaluated the decades ...

Pediatrics

Kids gain weight when new convenience stores open nearby

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that changes in the food environment around low-income and high-ethnic/racial minority populations over time impact childhood obesity. Increased availability ...

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