Experts Guide
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A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
The American Society of Nutrition honors two UAB scientists.
UAB researchers lay out the facts on commonly held but often erroneous obesity myths. Their conclusion? It’s time to move on.
Growing a garden helps cancer survivors eat better, but the benefits extend beyond the harvest, UAB study reveals.
Previous research has found an association between not eating breakfast and obesity; but no large, randomized controlled trials had sought to find causation until now.
Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at parties. This holiday season, experts at UAB say avoiding one other topic – weight – can help everyone be more merry and bright.
It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.
Carrots get all the attention for eye health, but there are several other foods and nutrients that can help.
UAB experts say dining out can be costly with both finances and weight; packing a lunch can help improve both.

What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

UAB faculty will give 25 presentations at ASCO scientific meeting; topics also include ovarian and breast cancers and AML, or acute myeloid leukemia.

UAB professor joins a national class of nutrition research fellows.

Follow the EatRight fork symbol in Birmingham-area stores to some 400 foods you should eat more often, certified by the UAB Nutrition Guidance System.

Frame your behavior changes for the New Year so they become a habit, instead of forgotten until next year.

Suzanne Judd, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease and diet • Diabetes and diet • Dietary needs of athletes • Reducing health disparities in chronic disease • Diet and racial disparities in the risk of hypertension, kidney disease and stroke

Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.

Nutrition • Obesity • Diet myths • Nutrition's effect on bone health

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