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Study points to grocery store gap, inequity in access to healthy foods in the Seattle area

March 21, 2019 | UW School of Public Health

Seattle neighborhoods that are lower income or that have more Black or Hispanic residents have fewer options for healthy foods, more fast food and longer travel times to stores that sell produce, according to a new study by the University of Washington School of Public Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County, in Washington.

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Fifty Food Elements For a Healthy Future

March 13, 2019 | The Science Times

The report on the Future 50 Foods was spearheaded by Adam Drewnowski, the director of the Center of Public Health Nutrition and Nutritional Sciences Program at the University of Washington.

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Healthy, low impact and tasty: Unilever and WWF name 50 foods we should be eating more

February 27, 2019 | Foodnavigator.com

Adam Drewnowski, director at UW Center for Public Health Nutrition and nutritional sciences co-authored this resource naming 50 nutrient rich foods with a relatively low environmental impact.

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‘Future 50’ food items identified in a new report

February 22, 2019 | Down to Earth

Fifty foods were identified as food of the future in a report released February 20 by Knorr, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Adam Drewnowski, director at UW Center for Public Health Nutrition and nutritional sciences. Foods highlighted are nutrient-dense and less commonly cultivated.

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Knorr, WWF Suggest 50 Future Foods to Fix Our Food System

February 20, 2019 | Sustainable Brands

From naturally pest-resistant grains to vitamin-rich flowers and drought-defying roots, this story highlights a recent report published by Knorr, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and Adam Drewnowski, director at UW’s Center for Public Health Nutrition and nutritional sciences.

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WWF and Knorr launch the future 50 foods

February 20, 2019 | World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

What foods are highly nutritious, plant-based, and reduce the environmental impact of our food supply? Adam Drewnowski, a director of UW Center for Public Health Nutrition and nutritional sciences helped co-author this joint report published by Knorr and WWF.

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Amaranth and moringa on the sustainability menu

February 21, 2019 | Footprint

Adam Drewnowski, director of UW’s Center for Public Health Nutrition and nutritional sciences partnered with Knorr and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to author The Future 50 Foods report which identifies 50 highly nutritious, affordable foods that also have a lower impact on the planet.

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Study shows diet soda linked to increased risk of stroke

February 21, 2019 | KUOW

Shirley Beresford, a UW professor of epidemiology and core faculty in nutritional sciences is interviewed about a study she co-authored linking diet drinks to the risk of stroke or heart disease. Beresford is also a senior associate dean in the UW School of Public Health and an adjunct professor in health services.

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UW research finds that demographics determine our diet, but how we shop can change the ways stores stock

February 19, 2019 | The Daily

Research findings co-authored by Adam Drewnowski, James Buszkiewicz and Anju Aggarwal are highlighted, explaining how Seattle King County property value surfaced as the driving determinant of diet over the other measured social factors, education and income.

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Diet drinks linked to high risk of stroke, heart attacks

February 14, 2019 | UW School of Public Health

A study says diet drinks such as Diet Coke and diet fruit juice, are linked to an increase risk for stroke, and are particularly associate with blood clots of the small arteries. The new study was co-authored by Shirley Beresford, a senior associate dean, professor of epidemiology and core faculty in nutritional sciences at UW.

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