Displaying items by tag: department of nutrition sciences

Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
Study shows that poor diet heightens hypersensitivity, which may amplify symptoms in chronic pain conditions.
The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.

UAB’s Fernández honored for diversity leadership by the Obesity Society.

Foods high in fats have long been put into the “unhealthy” category by nutrition experts, but UAB researchers believe this may have been all wrong, all along.
The answer to that question could help zoos solve a growing fertility crisis — and offer new insight into the lives of these majestic creatures. Find out how UAB researchers, working with scientists from the Smithsonian Institution, are exploring two ways to measure body fat in African elephants.
Hot topics in cancer prevention and control to be highlighted at national ASPO meeting hosted by UAB.
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
A program to boost early childhood nutrition and break the cycle of obesity kicks off in Birmingham’s Woodlawn neighborhood Sept. 28.
Exercise is important for breast cancer survivors, and a UAB study is finding ways to help cancer survivors become more active
Consuming a low-carbohydrate diet should be the first step taken by those with diabetes, according to a new study.
UAB nutrition scientists launch an intriguing study of inflammation, obesity and infertility in African elephants in U.S. zoos, a study that may have an impact on the survival of the species.
The American Society of Nutrition is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals.
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.
Make a healthful diet part of your vacation plans with a little preparation, says a UAB dietitian.
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