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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.

Menu Calorie Counts: ‘Personal Responsibility’ or Public Health Measure?

A study led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, about the effect of menu labeling laws on public health, was mentioned in a Civil Eats article on Dec. 17.

Drink This to Power Up Your Workout

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Dec. 2 Health article about the effects of drinking beet juice.

Philly Play

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was a guest on “In Focus” on WPHL-TV (MY PHL-17) on Aug. 9, discussing the Philly Play program that is helping children in the city be more physically active.

THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR YOU

Jennifer Warshaw, health educator at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on a WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment on July 9 featuring the center’s nutrition education class and tips for eating more fruits and vegetables.

The lowly potato has friends in high places

Alison Ventura, PhD, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer on June 19 in a story about the controversy surrounding a proposal to allow WIC benefits for low-income mothers of young children to cover the purchase of white potatoes.

Vitamin D May Improve Athletic Performance for Some

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in a Shape magazine article on June 9 about Vitamin D and athletic performance.

This is Your Brain on Broccoli

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, appeared on The Rachael Ray Show, syndicated nationally on ABC stations on March 19, demonstrating the use of fNIR technology to measure the brain’s response to food.

Changing food labels

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on WHYY-Radio (91-FM)’s “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane” on March 3 about the proposal to change food package labels.

ObamaCare menu mandate creates headache for restaurants

Research led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was cited in a FoxNews.com story and FOX Business segment on Feb. 25.

One twin gave up sugar, the other gave up fat. Their experiment could change YOUR life

Research by Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was discussed in a Daily Mail article on Jan. 27 about the brain’s pleasure response to foods high in fat and sugar.

Save Over 1,000 Calories With These 5 Simple Portion Swaps

Research led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, about the nutritional value of meals in full-service restaurants, was mentioned in a Jan. 21 Huffington Post article.