Nutritional Sciences News

  • Julia Wolfson Among Interprofessional Exchange Health Care Implementation Grant TeamJulia Wolfson Among Interprofessional Exchange Health Care Implementation Grant Team

    The University of Michigan health science deans have selected a faculty team to be awarded the first-ever Early Implementation Grant for the university's Interprofessional Exchange Research Stimulus program. Julia Wolfson, assistant professor of health management and policy, is on the team of investigators looking at different diet and lifestyle interventions for people with obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes.

    Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:53:23 -0500

  • Diversifying Agriculture for Healthy DietsDiversifying Agriculture for Healthy Diets

    The composition of global food supplies has become more similar in recent decades, and just a handful of foods now account for most of the calories we consume. However, there is reason to believe that more diverse farms can support healthy diets in several different ways. Andrew Jones, the John G. Searle Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences, explains.

    Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:06:37 -0500

  • 4 Tips to Beat the Post FNCE Blues4 Tips to Beat the Post FNCE Blues

    By now, you've probably come off the FNCE adrenaline rush, having been surrounded by motivating peers in the nutrition field, and are now eating your post-FNCE blues away with the free samples you received.

    Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:49:38 -0500

  • Department of Nutritional Sciences Alumni Event in ChicagoDepartment of Nutritional Sciences Alumni Event in Chicago

    On October 23, The Department of Nutritional Sciences hosted its first ever alumni event. This took place in conjunction with the 2017 Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Chicago, IL.

    Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:13:43 -0500

  • Reducing salt in restaurant food: Some progress made but more neededReducing salt in restaurant food: Some progress made but more needed

    Restaurants are reducing sodium in some newer items on their menus, but when it comes to existing fare and use of sodium overall there has been little change, according to research led by Julia Wolfson, assistant professor of health management and policy and of nutritional sciences at the School of Public Health.

    Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:41:59 -0400

  • Dana Dolinoy on You Make Me Sick podcast: The mysteries of the epigenomeDana Dolinoy on You Make Me Sick podcast: The mysteries of the epigenome

    Dana Dolinoy, associate professor of environmental health sciences, discusses her work on the epigenome, including how twin mom mice can birth very different looking newborns--either yellow and obese or brown and normal weight--depending on what they ate during pregnancy.

    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:50:29 -0400

  • Food: The Main Course to Digestive Health lecture series September 22 - 24, 2017Food: The Main Course to Digestive Health lecture series September 22 - 24, 2017

    This three-day innovative and specialized lecture series on the nutritional management of GI disease is offered by expert faculty and dietitians from Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan and outside experts in the field of digestive health.

    Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:01:00 -0500

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