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Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages and Cardiometabolic Health

July 30, 2018 | Circulation

Nutritional Sciences Program core faculty Jennifer Otten contributed to an American Heart Association working group that released the paper Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages and Cardiometabolic Health: A Science Advisory from the American Heart Association.

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Rice and Co2 Study in Global News

June 7, 2018 | Altmetrics

The findings from an international research team analyzed rice samples from field experiments started by a University of Tokyo professor. The team includes the UW Nutritional Sciences Program’s Director Adam Drewnowski as a co-author. The paper received global media coverage from more than 90 outlets.

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Rising Co2 Levels Reduce Nutritional Value of Rice

May 25, 2018 | UW SPH News

Higher levels of carbon dioxide were shown to reduce the nutritional quality of rice. The findings from an international research team analyzed rice samples from field experiments started by a University of Tokyo professor. It includes the UW Nutritional Sciences Program’s Director Adam Drewnowski as a co-author.

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Video Segment: Depleting Rice’s Nutritional Quality

May 23, 2018 | UW Medicine Newsroom

A study published in Science Advances shows for the first time that rice grown at concentrations of atmospheric CO2 expected by the end of this century has lower levels of protein, zinc, and four key B vitamins. Co-author and UW Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski summarizes the findings and potential impact on crops and nutrition in a video.

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Romaine Calm: You Can Still Eat Salad Without Your Favorite Lettuce

May 9, 2018 | Right as Rain by UW Medicine

In light of the E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, the Nutritional Sciences Program’s Clinical Faculty member Judy Simon shares tips from her experience as a clinical dietitian on making other leafy greens more palatable for eating.

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Vitalizing Vitamins and Supple Supplements

May 10, 2018 | The Daily

NSP’s interdisciplinary faculty member and Vice Chair of the UW Department of Pharmacy discusses the effectiveness of taking vitamins for a healthy diet and the one vitamin UW students should definitely be taking.

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Seattle Collects More Than $4M from New Tax on Sugary Beverages

May 9, 2018 | The Seattle Times

In a follow-up on Seattle’s soda tax implemented Jan. 1, 2018, the Seattle Times reports on revenues and consumption data collected so far. The Nutritional Sciences Program’s Associate Professor Jesse Jones-Smith shared an update on UW’s study of the impact.  She is co-lead of the study.

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Here’s One Obamacare Rule That’s Still Intact: Calorie Counts

May 8, 2018 | KUOW

As the nation joins local King County in requiring calorie information on menus, Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski shares his expertise on how the new requirement might impact people’s food decisions.

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Nutrition Affects Cancer Risk

April 17, 2018 | Monterey Herald

Registered dietitian nutritionist Barbara Quinn reflects on the impact of nutrition on cancer risk.  Quinn quotes Nutritional Sciences Program core faculty member Johanna Lampe who shares her expertise from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on how beneficial microbes in our gut may help fight off the development of colon cancer.

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The under-recognized power of preconception nutrition

October 21, 2019 | The Seattle Times

This story highlights the importance of proper nutrition before and during pregnancy and quotes Judy Simon, a registered dietitian and clinical faculty member in nutritional sciences at UW. The story is authored by Carrie Dennett, a registered dietitian nutritionist who is an alumna of the UW Nutritional Sciences Program (MPH/GCPD ‘2013).

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