Tag: Research

Summer Research on the Hill: Dialogue on Nutrition at Food Pantries

– I have always been interested in health and nutrition. I think it’s almost a privilege that you get in sites like Holy Cross Dining Hall, where you can walk in and make yourself a salad. And then last summer I had the opportunity to be an intern at AIDS Project Worcester was able to…


LIVE IT: Lose Weight with Avocados and Almonds

(upbeat music) – [Patricia] With 2/3 of our population either overweight or obese, the emphasis tends to be on what you should not eat. – [Male] Oh man! – However, when it comes to losing weight, instead, ask yourself what should I eat? Obesity is a huge problem in America. It increases one’s risk of…


Research Roundtable: Sustaining Nutrition Policy through Presidential Transitions

Hello, welcome to Research Roundtable! I’m Annette Brown, Principal Economist here at FHI 360. I’m here today with my colleague Jessica Escobar-Alegria. Jessica and her co-authors, Edward Frongillo and Christine Blake, published some research called “Sustainability of food and nutrition security policy during presidential transitions.” They published this in Food Policy in 2019 and Jessica…


Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care Bench Mark Reports

How well does your hospital provide the maternity care that mothers want and babies need? According to Dr. Tom Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hospital practices are a critical factor for successful breastfeeding and infant nutrition. It’s important for all infants to get a healthy start in life. For nearly…


Improving Nutrition Before Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

When you’re first diagnosed with cancer, you may feel overwhelmed with information, and among the many things to consider is nutrition. But fortunately, when it comes to nutrition, there are some simple things you can do to stay as healthy as possible before surgery and during recovery. Hi, my name is Dr. Gail Kauwell and…


Effects of Maternal Nutrition on Fructose, … , Matthew Crouse (2017 finalist)

The majority of us in this room today most likely already have or will contribute to one of the leading problems facing the world today. And that is the growing population and how we’re going to feed that population. And as animal scientists, we’re actually positioned in a very unique environment as we work with…


Nutrition Maker

>>Gebisa Ejeta speaks: To be told that your work has fed millions, and saved lives, is very rewarding indeed.


Prof. Kate Shoveller (improving cat and dog nutrition)

[music] My research spans both feline and canine nutrition in the healthy dog and cat. So we look at growth, the adult period and the geriatric period and specifically are interested in nutrient requirements and how different ingredients are processed by the dog and the cat. And ultimately we hope that this helps owners make…


Welcome to WURcast

Hi, and welcome to WURcast! Here, Wageningen University and Research offers you a lot of great clips! Free and for everybody! For you, your neighbor, your teacher or even for your grandma! Okay, here is how it works: The video’s are subdivided in 6 different play lists. Food & Nutrition Global One Health Metropolitan Solutions…


Turmeric: A Hope for Stroke Patients

[MUSIC PLAYING] LESLIE RITTER; During ischemic stroke when a blood vessel is blocked, the tissue downstream of the blockage actually is affected, causing injury and death to just a portion of the brain. NARRATOR: Leslie Ritter, Professor at the Arizona Health Sciences Center and Coordinator for the Stroke Center At University Medical Center, wants to…