Make peace with food. Honor your hunger. Reject a diet mentality. These are the important lessons that Rebecca Miller, assistant director for nutrition and dietary wellness at Washington University Dining Services, shares with new students.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that as people who smoke cigarettes attempt to quit, some move to e-cigarettes, but such people often become dual nicotine users, smoking and vaping. Researchers found that smoking-cessation treatments can help such users quit.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine found that the fiber byproducts of food production may be an untapped source of beneficial biomolecules that contribute to human health.
A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine and the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh, shows that a standard milk-based therapy plus treatment with a specific strain of gut bacteria reduces gut inflammation and promotes weight gain in infants with severe acute malnutrition.
An investigational cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply also shows evidence of improving whole body metabolism, according to a new study in mice from Washington University School of Medicine.
A nutritional supplement popular in the U.S. and added to some types of yogurt, milk and infant formula can significantly improve cognition in severely malnourished children, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
Warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages and menu labeling requirements for chain restaurants could be a cost-effective policy leverage to prevent weight gain and reduce medical expenses, but their impact is expected to fade over time, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Research from Tim Bono, lecturer in psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, finds that students who get a good night’s sleep night in and night out earn higher marks and have greater well-being.
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, at Washington University School of Medicine, is a recipient of this year’s Balzan Prize for his role in founding the field of human gut microbiome research and revolutionizing the understanding of gut microbes and their roles in human health and disease.
With an $8.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at Washington University School of Medicine will study how an individual’s risks of cardiometabolic diseases are influenced by the interaction of specific genes with demographic and lifestyle factors.