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Are highly processed foods bad for children?
Study finds an association between consuming more ultraprocessed foods and lower levels of physical fitness in children Rockville, Maryland (June
Five new studies examine eating behaviors in teens and young adults
Research reveals how food insecurity, alcohol consumption, food addiction and other factors influence dietary patterns and health in teens and
New processing technique could make potatoes healthier
Approach is designed to slow starch digestion to avoid blood sugar spikes Rockville, Maryland (June 14, 2022) — Researchers announced
Most people think their diet is healthier than it is
U.S. adults commonly overestimate the quality of their diet, study shows Rockville, Maryland (June 14, 2022) — How healthy is
New research suggests center-based childcare may bring health benefits
Young children attending center-based care were less likely to become obese or overweight Rockville, Maryland (June 14, 2022) — A
Do our genes determine what we eat?
Study could pave the way to personalized nutrition guidance based on our taste perception Rockville, Maryland (June 14, 2022) —
Are ultra-processed foods harmful? Experts weigh the evidence
In new papers and a live debate, leading scientists present arguments for and against incorporating the concept of ultra-processed foods
Steps Should Be Taken Now to Protect Future Supplies of Infant and Pediatric Formula
Perspective published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides recommendations to help prevent future shortages and regain the public’s
President Biden Announces White House Conference on Nutrition
The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) applauds the Administration’s decision to hold a White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and
American Society for Nutrition Foundation Announces Recipients of National Scientific Achievement Awards
Top researchers, clinicians and educators will be recognized for their outstanding contributions virtually this year during NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE