Nutrition Education and Behavioral Science

Nutrition and Oral Health – Do our mouths hold the key?

A logical start when we think about nutrition is the mouth. The mouth is the first point of entry for

The Art of Cooking for Health: Culinary Medicine

What do I eat? That is a question most people ask themselves at least once a day. Imagine getting a

The Value of Nutrition Obesity Research Centers: As Told by Dr. David Allison

Doctor David B. Allison is the current dean, distinguished professor, and provost professor at the Indiana University School of Public

The Need for Increased Rigor in Obesity and Nutrition Research: A Q&A with Dr. David Allison

Doctor David B. Allison is the current dean, distinguished professor, and provost professor at the Indiana University School of Public

Inflammation: What Is It, and how can my diet and behavior affect it?

Suppose you’ve been told to eat an anti-inflammatory diet, or maybe you’re a practitioner whose clients want to know whether

The Appropriate Evaluation of the Anecdote

I spend a lot of time reading social media postings of various dietary tribes, and constantly see success stories of

A Time for Change: Nutrition Education in Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article entitled “Simulation of Growth Trajectories of Childhood Obesity into Adulthood.”

Instagram: The New Frontier for Weight Loss?

When you open Instagram*, you’re immediately bombarded with beautiful pictures of iconic nature scenes, happily engaged couples, the most adorable

Experimental Biology 2017: Developing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors through Education, Extension or Technology

Walking into the “Developing Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors through Education, Extension or Technology” session sponsored by the ASN

Pursuing a RD/RDN after a PhD: Motives, Experiences and Challenges from Nutrition Experts

By Hassan S. Dashti, PhD I spent a lot of time contemplating whether I should pursue an RD after completing