CNHP in the Media
January 29, 2015
Vicki Schwartz, DCN, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, was quoted in a November 13 article for The Philadelphia Inquirer about paleo diets. She speaks directly to the positive aspects of the paleo approach (the removal of processed foods), as well as the problematic: “It is extremely difficult to meet calcium needs with vegetables,” she said. Dr. Schwartz was also featured in a Deseret News article, “The growing popularity of gluten-free food: Will it last?”
Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Abby Duffine Gillman, a project manager in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, co-authored a post on the Philly.com “Healthy Kids” blog on Nov. 13 about their research on the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Healthy Futures Initiative. The project aims to reduce obesity in children in Philadelphia schools. Link to story
Maggie O’Neil, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, discusses the impact of being overweight for obese children in this recent Move Forward Radio episode. She also discusses specific programs designed to get them active, moving, and healthy. She also addresses the dangers of becoming overweight adults and the associate risks, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, loss of mobility, and depression.
Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Nyree Dardarian, RD a faculty member in the college and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Philly.com “Sports Doc” blog post on Nov. 14 about vitamin D deficiency and its effect on athletic performance. Link to story
The opening of the College’s new clinical site, Parkway Health and Wellness, was featured in a Philadelphia Business Journal article on November 4.
Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences and Director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Prevention article in December about reading nutrition labels.