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  • Do's and don't's for microwaving food

    Do's and don't's for microwaving food

    April 16, 2019

    A study published in the Journal of Food Science cooked 20 different vegetables, finding that microwaving and baking preserved nutrients better than boiling. Proving you can use your microwave to defrost, cook and make nutritious foods. Shreela Sharma, dietitian at UT Health School of Public Health, says there are just a few rules to doing it safely.

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  • More Pros or Cons of Food Pouches?

    More Pros or Cons of Food Pouches?

    April 05, 2019

    Useful, tasty, and apparently healthy, food pouches appear to be the best solution, however, according to a study by The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) parents might consider pausing prior to stocking their pantries.

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  • Food Pouches – Parents’ Friend or Foe? Expert Weighs the Pros and Cons of Pureed Options

    Food Pouches – Parents’ Friend or Foe? Expert Weighs the Pros and Cons of Pureed Options

    April 03, 2019

    Convenient, appetizing, and seemingly healthy, food pouches appear to be the perfect solution – but time-starved parents might want to pause before loading up their pantries, according to research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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  • Lectureship Spotlight: Ross C. Brownson, PhD

    Lectureship Spotlight: Ross C. Brownson, PhD

    Dr. Brownson is the Lipstein Distinguished Professor of Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies the translation of evidence to public health practice and policy, with a content focus on environmental and policy determinants of chronic diseases. As a teaser for the Lectureship, we asked Dr. Brownson a few questions.

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  • National Nutrition Month: Salad Dressing Competition

    National Nutrition Month: Salad Dressing Competition

    March was National Nutrition Month, an annual campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to promote healthy food options and eating habits. Here at the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, we wanted to celebrate National Nutrition Month with our faculty and staff by hosting a Salad Swap and homemade salad dressing competition.

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  • National Nutrition Month: What are your eating habits?

    National Nutrition Month: What are your eating habits?

    If you are one of the countless Americans who made a new year’s resolution to eat healthier in 2019, you might be needing some motivation by now. Worry not, National Nutrition Month is here to offer up some great tips and encourage you to keep your resolve.

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