King County small and mid-sized farms could benefit with direct marketing support, according to report

May 16, 2019

King County farmers who sell direct to consumers, restaurants, and institutions could benefit by receiving support for direct marketing resources, according to a new report last week by the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition (CPHN). The study was sponsored by King Conservation District (KCD), a natural resources assistance agency authorized by Washington...

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Marian Neuhouser

Hands on with the latest prostate cancer research

May 14, 2019 | Fred Hutch News

Dr. Marian Neuhouser, a Fred Hutch nutritional epidemiologist and core faculty member in UW Nutritional Sciences highlights the importance of a healthy diet in lowering the risk of cancer, including prostate cancer.

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Nutrition expert: Food labeling needs harmonised and nutrient-rich profiling

May 3, 2019 | Euractiv

Adam Drewnowski, a professor of epidemiology, director of center for public health nutrition, and director of nutritional sciences at University of Washington suggests that policymakers should adopt harmonized nutrient-rich profiling on food labeling in order to address this.

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Impetus builds to change status quo for sugary-drink sales

April 3, 2019 | UW Medicine

Jim Krieger, a Health Services faculty member and CPHN collaborator is featured in this story about two new recently-funded studies he will help conduct that examine the effect of taxing sugary drinks, and testing counter-marketing and healthy-beverage social media messages among parents of Latinx children age 0-5.

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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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So long, sodium: Researchers work with local school districts to prevent heart disease

March 20, 2019 | By Ashlie Chandler

The hallways and classrooms of Auburn Riverside High School may have been deserted on March 11, but the kitchen was abuzz as more than two dozen food service managers learned fresh approaches to creating healthy meals for students. With kids out of school for a staff development day, cooks from across the school district in...

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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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How available is healthy food in your neighborhood? A new study points to differences

February 28, 2019 | Public Health Insider

Research by Jesse Jones-Smith, an associate professor in nutritional sciences, epidemiology and health services is highlighted in this feature about food insecurity and food access based on where you live in Seattle, King County.

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

February 27, 2019 |

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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