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Study: Restaurant Meals Still High In Calories, Lacking In Nutrition

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 featured on CBSPhilly.com on Jan. 14.

Pleasure Response to Food

Jennifer Nasser, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was featured on NHK-TV (Japanese public television) on Jan. 10 in a story about her research on the brain’s pleasure response to food.

When It Comes To Nutrition, Chain Restaurant Meals Still Leave A Lot To Be Desired

Research led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, about the nutritional value of restaurant meals, was featured in stories in the Huffington Post, Philadelphia Metro, PhillyMag.com and the Daily Mail on Jan. 9 and Jan. 10.

Eating out: Fast food vs restaurants

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was interviewed on WABC-TV (New York) in a story on Jan. 8 about her study showing that restaurant meals typically have values of saturated fat, calories and sodium as high as the recommended limits for an entire day. The study was also covered by TIME and Everyday Health.

Sodium in 1 restaurant meal tops recommended daily intake

Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a CBC (Canada) online story on Jan. 8 about her research on the nutritional value of meals in restaurants. The story was picked up by outlets including Yahoo! and MSN, and was also covered by numerous CBS and ABC radio stations including WCBS and WINS (New York), WTOP (Washington, D.C.) and WBBM (Chicago). The news syndicate HealthDay also ran a brief about the study.

Health and fitness in the New Year

Stella Volpe, PhD, a professor and chair of the department of Nutrition Sciences in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on “Radio Times” on WHYY-FM on Jan. 6 in a program about health and fitness and new research.

Nutritional info on menus leads to healthier choices, Drexel study finds

Beth Leonberg, an assistant clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed in a WHYY-FM/Newsworks story on Nov. 19 about a study of nutritional labeling in chain restaurants. The study was led by Amy Auchincloss, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Public Health.

Local Expert Discusses Eating Disorders In Older Women

Dr. Michael Lowe, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about eating disorders in older women.

Sugary Drinks Tied to Breastfed Kids' Weight

Dr. Alison Ventura-Rubenstein, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted on Reuter’s, in a story about the impact of sugary drinks on breastfed kids.

Just The Facts Ma'am

Dr. Jennifer Nasser, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed on WHYY’s (91-FM) “Fit” program in a story about making smart food choices despite confusion sometimes caused by news reports about new studies and dietary recommendations.

Caesar Salad Done Right

Jason Wilson, editor of The Smart Set, authored an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about Caesar salads.

Root of the Matter

Nyree Dardarian, an instructor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed about the nutritional benefits of root vegetables on WHYY (91-FM).