Displaying items by tag: department of nutrition sciences

Ketogenic, Whole30 and paleo diets aren’t convenience diets — they can cause challenges for eating out and cause a strain on your wallet — but they do provide whole food solutions.
Bubbles, dancing, a ball that beeps: Each year, UAB health professions and education students design creative ways to exercise for Alabamians with disabilities. Discover how the student teams adapt each person’s passions into fun challenges that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
Researchers at UAB are assessing elephant fat in evaluating the species’ reproductive and overall health.
Nearly one in three breast cancer survivors suffers from poor sleep, which can lead to greater mortality.
This grant will fully support Kendra Royston’s research work within the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology throughout the spring of 2018.
Researchers have found a new, more accurate way to determine if adolescents are overweight, important findings considering many school districts label adolescents — who tend to be more vulnerable to weight bias and fat shaming than adults — as obese.
A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.
Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
For the first time in humans, it has been reported that eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger and changes the 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism, which may aid in weight loss.
UAB has earned recognition on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll in general community service, economic opportunity and education through local efforts and collaborations.
UAB dietitian Ashley Delk says to put away the stretchy pants and eat smart this holiday season.
UAB is part of a national study aimed at teaching medical students the best ways to help their future patients maintain a healthy weight.
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