Displaying items by tag: department of nutrition sciences

Two endocrinology societies, under the direction of a UAB obesity expert, have laid out an action plan to tackle the nation’s obesity epidemic.
UAB Schools of Medicine and Health Professions collaborate to form new, all-inclusive medical center to fight obesity
A UAB study will pair master gardeners with breast cancer survivors in an effort to promote a healthy diet and physical exercise.
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.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.

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.

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.

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