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Faculty Experts

Nyree Dardarian

Nutrition Sciences Instructor and Director, Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance

College of Nursing and Health Professions

Expertise:

nutrition

Food

Contact:

nyree.dardarian@drexel.edu

215-762-3834

Dardarian is a licensed and registered dietitian who can provide accessible advice on choosing healthy foods and maintaining a balanced diet with exercise. She leads a program at Drexel providing nutrition counseling and nutrition education through the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance within the Recreation Center, as well as a supervised practice program for Nutrition Sciences graduates to gain clinical experience to qualify to become registered dietitians.
 

For news media inquiries, contact Frank Otto at fmo26@drexel.edu or 215.571.4244.

In the News

  • Nonprofit Reveals the Most ‘Xtreme’ High-Calorie Restaurant Dishes

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a July 31 Daily Meal story about how occasional indulgence can be beneficial to health outcomes.

  • Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

  • Weighing the Health of Hot Dogs Without Killing the BBQ

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a July 1 story on WHYY’s “The Pulse” that looked into hot dogs and their nutritional value in light of the Fourth of July. The story also includes recently graduated Drexel nutrition science students.

  • When Should You Be Drinking — Day or Night?

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a May 26 Men's Health story on whether there is a difference in metabolism when drinking during the day versus the night.

  • The Hazy Science of Day Drinking

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for a May 24 story in New York magazine's "The Science of Us" column about whether or not there are metabolic differences in drinking alcohol during the day versus at night.

  • No, These 'Superfoods' Will Not Cure Cancer 

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Feb. 7 Men’s Health story on the “myth of superfoods” in which she discussed coconut water. The story will appear in the March edition of the magazine.

  • How to Eat for a Longer Life (There's Still Alcohol)

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Jan. 25 Bon Appetite story about how to adjust your diet so you can live longer.

  • Healthier Choices for Your Child’s Lunch Box

    Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, wrote a post for Philly.com posted Sept. 13 about healthier options for packed school lunches.

  • 5 Things That Cause Heartburn

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an Aug. 11Men's Health story about the causes of heartburn.

  • Philadelphia Union Uses Dragon Gels

    Dragon gels, generated by Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, and Drexel Athletics, were mentioned in a July 9 WPVI-PHI (6abc) broadcast of the Philadelphia Union-D.C. United game.

  • Top 3 Health Tips: Ways to Eat Out Without Gaining Weight

    Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in a Prevention magazine article on tips for being healthy while eating out at restaurants.

  • Top 3 Health Tips: Meals Nutritionists Eat When They're Short of Time

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured in a Prevention magazine story on meals that nutritionists make when they don't have much time. The story was picked up by several outlets, including the Morning Call, locally, March 18.

  • What 4 Super Smart Nutritionist Eat and Drink at Holiday Parties

    Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance, was quoted in a Dec. 11 MSN.com story about healthy eating and drinking at holiday parties.

  • Caffeinated Peanut Butter Hits the Market

    Nyree Dardarian, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance, was quoted in a KYW-TV (CBS 3) story on caffeinated peanut butter and what health effects it might have for those who consume it.

  • Will a Gluten-Free Diet up Your Game?

    Nyree Dardarian, assistant clinical professor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in Philly.com’s “Sports Doc” blog on Nov. 2 about a gluten-free diet could affect athletic performance.

  • Is Fructose the Reason You're Not Losing Weight?

    Nyree Dardarian, an instructor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition and Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Shape magazine story on June 12 about the effects of the sugar fructose on weight loss.

  • What You Should Really Be Looking For On A Nutrition Label

    Nyree Dardarian, an instructor and director of the Center for Integrated Nutrition & Performance in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Prevention article in December 2014 about reading nutrition labels.

  • The Gluten-Free Grain You Haven't Tried

    Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Prevention Magazine article in the September 2013 issue about cooking with the grain amaranth.

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