Topic: Department of Nutritional Sciences

Researchers to Bring School Gardens to Austin-Area Schools

Feb. 29, 2016
Children in Los Angeles participated in a 12-week gardening, nutrition and cooking program

Elementary school students in Austin will grow their own fruits and vegetables, learn about nutrition and cook their own food in a study designed to improve health and reduce obesity.

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Food+City to Award $50K at Startup Competition-Showcase Day

Feb. 3, 2016
2015 competition finalists

The Second Annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day will be presented by Food+City.

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Red Wine Component Can Undo Some of the Harm Done by Poor Diet, Researchers Find

Dec. 17, 2013

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that resveratrol which is abundantly available in red wine and also found in grapes, peanuts and berries can ease some of the negative effects on the immune system caused by a diet high in fat.

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5 Secrets to a Happier and Healthier Thanksgiving

Nov. 25, 2013
5 Secrets to a Happier and Healthier Thanksgiving

Our dietician's surprising words of wisdom will help you sail through the Thanksgiving holiday healthy and guilt free.

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Headliners: In Defense of Telecommuting

March 14, 2013
Headliners: In Defense of Telecommuting

Sociologist Jennifer Glass opines about telecommuting in the New York Times, Robert Chesney weighs in about drones, and more UT faculty share their expertise with the media. Read more.

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