Topic List : Nutrition
5 Questions: Dietitian Raymond Palko on report labeling some meats carcinogens
The Stanford clinical dietitian shared his thoughts on the World Health Organization report and offered some suggestions on what we might want to change about our food choices.
Who's hungry? You can't tell by looking, pediatricians say
During the 2010 recession, pediatrician Lisa Chamberlain learned that 50 to 60 percent of families seen at the Ravenswood Family Health Center were struggling to pay rent and buy food.
5 Questions: James Lock on guidelines for treating teens’ eating disorders
James Lock, co-author of the first set of guidelines for treating adolescents with eating disorders, discusses why evidence-based therapies for these common and serious conditions are so important.
Effort will aim to find out what makes for long, healthy lives
The Wellness Living Laboratory will examine lifestyle choices that lead to healthier lives.
Forbidding use of food stamps for sweetened drinks could reduce obesity, diabetes, study finds
Banning the purchase of sugar-sweetened drinks with food stamps could reduce obesity rates and new cases of type-2 diabetes, a new study shows.
Health's kitchen: Project fosters wholesome cooking
Chloe Chien, MD, went to medical school because she wanted to "comfort, heal and save lives.
Pregnant women, young kids urged to avoid raw dairy products
Pregnant women, infants and young children should avoid raw or unpasteurized milk and milk products and only consume pasteurized products, according to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Quantity of sugar in food supply linked to diabetes rates, researcher says
Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes? For years, scientists have said “not exactly.
"Prebiotics, probiotics and the digestive system"
Dietician and nutrition consultant Jo Ann Hattner, RD, discusses her new book, Gut Insight, and the effects of prebiotics and probiotics on digestive health.
Christopher Gardner on the challenges of global food production
Last November, more than 350 scholars from across the university's seven schools came together for the inaugural Stanford Food Summit.