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Uncertainties related to the conflict in Europe, supply chain issues and more continue to drive up the cost of groceries; but eating healthy does not have to cost you an arm and a leg.
Nutrition plays a role in building a resilient heart to battle against disease and can be done through small changes, like reducing sodium intake and excess saturated fats.
The findings represent the first study to examine whether metabolic adaptation, at the level of Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), is associated with time to reach weight-loss goals.

The study, led by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., is the first randomized clinical trial of a hypothesis that reducing fat stored around organs, through diet alone, can rescue beta-cell function.

Two nutrition researchers at UAB claim that hunger cues go well beyond your stomach’s rumbling and grumbling — it has more to do with your overall mindfulness.

People respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study.

W. Timothy Garvey, M.D., was chosen to receive the Master of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology award. Garvey founded the UAB Diabetes Research Center in 2008.

With increasing prevalence of childhood obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has emerged as the most common cause of liver disease among children and adolescents in industrialized countries.
Could a low-sugar diet overcome insulin issues and a lifetime of weight struggles? That’s the question being studied by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., in a five-year, $1.9 million study.
Get the latest on what UAB’s Timothy Garvey, M.D., calls “a very powerful tool to treat obesity.”
Integration of the telehealth platform in a multiphase optimization strategy evaluation will allow researchers to develop behavioral health approaches that are more realistic and tailored to the individual’s goals and health needs.
Amy Goss, Ph.D., RDN, says egg consumption can be incorporated into the diet in a healthful way without adversely impacting blood cholesterol in older adults.
While the average fluid lost from our bodies does turn out to be around 8 cups a day, you do not need to replace all of it with plain old water.
Lavish get-togethers with delicious treats by the sleigh-full will abound, but will that cause your waistline to bulge as well?
Menear and Feldman joined 63 other competitively selected women leaders from across the United States and Canada to partake in the intensive, residential leadership development program at Bryn Mawr.
The study is the first to show how meal timing affects 24-hour energy metabolism when food intake and meal frequency are matched.
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