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SPOTLIGHT

For Children, Food Insecurity Means Not Only Hunger but Also Stress, Sadness

New Research from Cindy Leung

Parents who experience food insecurity might think they're protecting their children from their family's food situation by eating less or different foods so their children can be spared, but a new study from assistant professor of Nutritional Sciences, Cindy Leung, shows that children know more about food insecurity than their parents give them credit for. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Group Analyzing U-M Food's Role in Greenhouse Gas Reduction

Andy Jones featured in The University Record

Although harnessing renewable energy or enabling electric-vehicle transportation may be more visible efforts toward carbon neutrality, another area crucial to any push toward climate action is one that U-M students, staff and faculty encounter regularly: food. Read more

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Tracking and Responding to Coronavirus

Michigan Public Health Experts

As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus continues to spread, University of Michigan School of Public Health experts provide these answers to questions for the media and the general public about the virus itself, how it is transmitted, and how concerned we should be. Read more

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IN THE NEWS: Your Kids Don't Have to Inherit Your Body-Image Issues

Kendrin Sonneville featured in the New York Times

Parents who struggle with food and self-image can inadvertently pass along unhealthy behaviors. Assistant professor of Nutritional Sciences Kendrin Sonneville shares that research tells us what you say matters more than what you do. Read more