Nutrition


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    July 5, 2022 | Study Finds Childhood Obesity Occurring at Greater Frequency, with More Severity, and at Younger Ages

    Study finds that rates of new cases of obesity in elementary school are higher and are occurring earlier in childhood than they were even a decade earlier.

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    May 23, 2022 | Emory Researchers Urge for a World Health Assembly Resolution on Universal Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification to Prevent Disabilities and Deaths in Infants Worldwide

    A new health policy article led by researchers from Emory’s Center for Spina Bifida Prevention places an urgent call for the World Health Assembly to take immediate action and to pass a resolution to make universal folic acid fortification of common staples mandatory.

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    May 1, 2022 | Dr. Aryeh Stein Selected as American Society of Nutrition 2022 Fellow

    This recognition is the highest honor the ASN bestows and serves to recognize “individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition.”

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    February 24, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    February 10, 2022 | Recent Rollins Publications

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    October 29, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    October 18, 2021 | Authors Present Case for a Paradigm Shift in Food Fortification Policy-Making

    A recent paper calls for a paradigm shift in evidence evaluation in policy-making for food fortification with folic acid for prevention of spina bifida and anencephaly, two major neural tube defects affecting pregnancies globally.

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    June 18, 2021 | Recent Research Publications

    Rollins faculty are prolific authors and collaborators on articles that advance research, provoke thought, and inspire action. This is an abbreviated list of recent publications.

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    May 12, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    April 21, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    March 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    March 12, 2021 | Global Study Links Five Fortified Foods to 15 Micronutrients

    Researchers conducted first global analysis to analyze the potential dietary contribution of five different fortified foods to 15 nutrients.

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    February 24, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    January 6, 2021 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    November 6, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

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    October 30, 2020 | Recent Rollins Research Publications

    Read a few of the scholarly articles released by Rollins faculty this week.

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    December 19, 2019 | Weekly Recap: Recent Publications

    Read about recent student and faculty publications.

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    December 12, 2019 | Rollins Student Wins 2019 Donald A. Pegg Student Leadership Award

    EMPH student Krystyna Rastorguieva was recognized with this award by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.

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    December 3, 2019 | Researchers Recommend Enriching Iodized Salt with Folic Acid in Ethiopia to Fight Spina Bifida and Anencephaly Epidemic

    Rollins researchers are advising Ethiopia on preventing epidemic levels of spina bifida and anencephaly

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    October 16, 2018 | FDA regulation has failed to close birth defects prevention gap

    JAMA research letter finds FDA regulation permitting folic acid fortification of corn masa flour has fallen short of expectations.

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    July 3, 2018 | Study confirms real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention

    Researchers looked at the real-world impact of lifestyle modification on diabetes prevention in a meta-analysis.

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    March 30, 2018 | Fortifying flour with folic acid could immediately prevent 57,000 annual birth defects, study suggests

    Study shows adding folic acid to wheat flour could prevent 57,000 birth defects each year

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    February 28, 2018 | Prediabetes heightens risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease

    Researchers find patients with prediabetes at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease

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    December 4, 2017 | From tiny seeds communities flourish

    The HERCULES Exposome Research Center is giving 13 $2,500 grants to community outreach efforts around Atlanta.

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    November 7, 2017 | Lifestyle changes more effective than drugs for diabetes prevention long-term, study finds

    Lifestyle modification is better at preventing diabetes among high-risk individuals than medications according to new study

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    August 7, 2017 | Study: Childhood obesity between ages 5 and 14 could be adult obesity indicator

    Study shows obesity in early childhood is frequently not a passing phase and poses long term risks.

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    May 23, 2017 | Television viewing a predictor of weight change in children over time

    Study shows that television viewing habits were the primary predictor of weight gain over time.

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    November 17, 2016 | Parents' perceptions of neighborhood safety have impact on kids' physical activity

    Kids from neighborhoods perceived as safe by parents are more active, according to study.

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    October 27, 2016 | Emory, local health clinic and corporate partner collaborate to combat diet-related disease

    Rollins is part of a team that won a $25,000 grant from GE.

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    August 25, 2016 | Public health researchers develop model to predict Sudden Cardiac Death

    New study shows electrocardiography can help measure risk of heart disease in asymptomatic individuals.

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    July 27, 2016 | Diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

    Study shows diabetes prevention programs beneficial in improving cardio-metabolic profiles

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    July 5, 2016 | Foods derived from subsidized commodities associated with diabetes and heart disease risk

    Eating more foods derived from currently-subsidized commodities associated with diabetes and heart disease.