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Will People Eat Relish Made from ‘Waste’ Ingredients? Drexel Study Finds They May Even Prefer It
 

A new Drexel University study found strong potential for consumer acceptance of a new category of foods created from discarded ingredients.

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Training the Next Generation of Chefs and Culinary Professionals to Reduce Food Waste

When the James Beard Foundation (JBF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, sought out culinary instructors and professors to help design and implement a curriculum to inspire a new generation of chefs and culinary professionals to substantially reduce food waste, Drexel’s Center for Food & Hospitality stepped up to the plate.

Drexel researcher Helen Murray

A PhD Student’s Quest to Better Treat Food-Related Disorders

Helen Murray, a third-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology, is determined to improve the detection and treatment of eating, feeding and gastrointestinal disorders, and she’s using her research at Drexel to make it happen.
Fiona Pelly, PhD, director of nutrition of the World University Games is discussing food quality with Drexel's Nyree Dardarian and Coco Ellis.

Drexel Nutrition Students 'Jump In' at the 2017 World University Games in Taiwan

Drexel Dragons from the University’s Department of Sports Nutrition are currently in Taiwan working with American student-athletes at the World University Summer Games.
Students will create dishes using a new flour created from vegetable by-product.

Drexel Food Lab Students Vie for Top Spot in Cooking Competition Using New Dried Vegetable Blend from Baldor Specialty Foods to Combat Food Waste

Students from the Drexel Food Lab in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management will be serving up a series of unique dishes before a panel of judges this Friday to see which recipe all incorporating a new flour created from vegetable by-product has the most potential appeal to consumers. The contest, sponsored by corporate partner Baldor Specialty Foods, a leading northeast produce distributor, was devised as part of a larger company initiative to combat industry-wide food waste, a program they call SparCs (“scraps” spelled backwards).
A drawn hand picking fruit.

A Change of Stomach: The Feasibility of Healthy Eating Campaigns in Rural Areas

With most studies focusing on urban areas, one Drexel professor’s research found that healthy eating interventions in rural restaurants and supermarkets can be both feasible and effective at improving healthy eating options.
The new wing of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center. Photo credit: Halkin/Mason Photography.

Drexel's 11th Street Health Center Doubles in Size with Sheller Gift to Improve and Expand Community ServiceS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 11 will celebrate the new, fully equipped facilities thanks to a major expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, a community-based, nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia, which provides a holistic approach to health care.
Researchers from Drexel University studied the relationship between disordered eating and sexuality among adolescents and young adults.

Bisexual and Questioning Women Have Higher Risk of Eating Disorders

Young women who are attracted to both sexes or who are unsure about who they are attracted to are more likely to develop an eating disorder than those attracted to only one sex, according to a new study from Drexel University.
The opening ceremonies for the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea.

Drexel Well-Represented at World University Games

At an international competition held in South Korea this year, Drexel students and faculty are giving the University a strong presence at a high-level, high-profile athletics event.
Tomatoes are among the products that can be had through the Delaware Valley Farm Share at Drexel. Photo by Plutor.

Drexel Location for Farm Share Benefits Local Growers

A convenient pick-up location at the Drexel Recreation Center opens up the possibility of participating in a farm share for the University community.
Bicycle lane. Credit: Jim Henderson

Which Natural Experiments Reduce Obesity?

Drexel public health researchers published a review of the state of the science on which policy and infrastructure changes have a real impact on obesity prevention.

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5 Things to Know About Nutrition Counseling

Healthy eating is a tough goal to attain, but Drexel's dietitians can help put you on the right track.