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Higher Protein Intake May Curb Age-Related Inflammation

Higher Protein Intake May Curb Age-Related Inflammation

For adults around sixty, low-grade, age-related chronic inflammation is associated with hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
Awards at ASN

Awards at ASN

Congratulations to all of the folks in our Friedman/HNRCA community who received special acknowledgements or awards at this year's ASN Meeting! 
Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disability in older adults

Low vitamin K levels linked to mobility limitation and disability in older adults

Low levels of circulating vitamin K are linked to increased risk of mobility limitation and disability in older adults, identifying a new factor to consider for maintaining mobility and independence in older age.
RIDGE Program Announces 2019 Grant Awards

RIDGE Program Announces 2019 Grant Awards

Eight New Research Grants to Enhance Food Security and Dietary Quality in Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs
Beyond Self-Check Out: How Grocery Stores Are Incorporating Tech

Beyond Self-Check Out: How Grocery Stores Are Incorporating Tech

“I'm sure the folks at Amazon are thinking of creative ways of using Amazon Prime to identify customers and to pull all the data that they know about them to make sure that they offer the products that I want when I want," says Norbert Wilson, a professor at Tufts School of Nutrition. “I wonder if that automation will reach all people equally and successfully.”
Sara Folta Wins the Friedman School's Faculty Award

Sara Folta Wins the Friedman School's Faculty Award

Sara C. Folta, PhD has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Friedman School's Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year Award! The award is given to a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the Friedman School in teaching, research, or public impact.
Friedman At ASN - 2019

Friedman At ASN - 2019

The meeting, to be held June 8-11, 2019 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will feature new research findings and panel discussions addressing hot topics in nutrition science, clinical practice and policy.
New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the U.S.

New study estimates preventable cancer burden linked to poor diet in the U.S.

A new modeling study estimates the number, proportion, and type of specific cancers associated with the under or overconsumption of foods and sugar-sweetened beverages among American adults. The analysis is one of the few to focus on the modifiable risk factors for cancer connected to food intake in the United States. 
Global Hospitality Leader Focuses on Food

Global Hospitality Leader Focuses on Food

With multiple master’s degrees and over two decades of professional experience, Michiel Bakker was already a global hospitality leader when he came to the Friedman School.
A Call to Hearts, A Call to Action - Commencement 2019

A Call to Hearts, A Call to Action - Commencement 2019

Commencement addresses often focus on the idea of a bright future, but Congressman Jim McGovern’s speech at the Friedman School’s ceremony on May 19 was a little different.