The next Talk and Taste event, Cooking with Strawberries, is Saturday, June 8th at the HNRCA. It will include a lecture on the health benefits of strawberries, a cooking demonstration, gardening tips and tasting!
To help in calculate how many calories you are eating while dining out or cooking at home, the Energy Metabolism Lab has created some helpful tips and tools. Click to the left to see.
“… we should press ahead to a better understanding of their (proanthocyanidins or PACs, found in cranberries) mechanisms and the amount needed in a day for overall better health.” - Jeffrey Blumberg, PhD, Director, Antioxidants Research Laboratory, HNRCA
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We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in exciting nutrition research studies being conducted here at the HNRCA. Learn more about being involved and our current studies…
Bess Dawson-Hughes, M.D., Professor, Senior Scientist and Director of the Bone Metabolism Laboratory speaks about soda consumption and the possible link between soda and osteoporosis.
The HNRCA is excited to present a new round up of some exciting research we did in 2012. Click on the image to read our 2012 Annual Report
The HNRCA hosts a weekly Seminar Series with renowned scientists presenting the latest research on nutrition and aging. Click on the image to learn more about the upcoming presentations around the theme “Collaborations on Healthy Aging at Tufts” (CHAT).
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New and Newsworthy
Calorie Counts: How Accurate Are They?
Dr. Lorien Urban is interviewed by ABC World News Tonight about her study conducted with Dr. Susan Roberts reporting calories listed on restaurant menus were not always accurate.
To read more HNRCA media stories, click here
- Eggs, even with their cholesterol, are a good source of protein for most people
- Independent and Small-Chain Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Daily Calorie Needs
- Small restaurants serving big calories, salt: studies
- Omega-3 fatty acids tied to longer life: study
- The Anti-Fat
- Workplaces can be good weight-loss sites, researchers say
- Babies of Obese Mothers at Risk for Iron Deficiency
- A Setback for Bloomberg's Soda Limits