Displaying items by tag: department of nutrition sciences

The 16-week program consists of bike riding and treadmill walking, as well as four overnight stays.

A UAB medical student’s summer project turns into published research that may change how some diabetic patients are managed.

There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.

Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

A new UAB study examines the role of starch as a means to control risk of diabetes.

Consequences of believing in obesity myths: poor policy, misguided public health advice and wasted health-care dollars.

Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

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.

Being overweight at a young age could profoundly affect a young girl as she ages. UAB researchers examine the role of a low-carbohydrate diet.

UAB scientist Timothy Nagy will race to raise funds for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 19-20.

UAB research shows positive results in weight loss drug combination.

With a grant from the Gates Foundation, UAB researchers will target a bacteria blamed for birth defects in the Indian subcontinent.

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