URI study brings nutrition advocacy directly into the home-Associate Professor Alison Tovar's pilot research project, funded by a three-year, $730,000 grant, aims to improve the diet quality of preschool children, especially those in low-income and ethnically diverse families, using home-based intervention.
URI nutritionist finds chewing gum can reduce calorie intake, increase energy expenditure-A nutrition professor at the University of Rhode Island studying the effects of chewing sugar-free gum on weight management has found that it can help to reduce calorie intake and increase energy expenditure. Kathleen Melanson, URI associate professor of nutrition and food sciences, compared gum chewing to non-gum chewing in healthy adult volunteers who came […]
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