Topic: Department of Nutritional Sciences

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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Experts Call for Federal Government to Increase Breast Cancer Prevention Efforts

Feb. 12, 2013

The federal government needs to make breast cancer prevention a priority and place funding for prevention at the same level as other types of research, says a new sweeping report issued today by scientists and breast cancer experts.

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Longer Formula Feeding and Later Introduction of Solids May Increase Risk of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) in Children

Oct. 17, 2012

A research team in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin has found that infant feeding patterns may increase the risk of a diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

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