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mcclainCongratulations to Amanda McClain, Jamie Dollahite’s former doctoral student, who received an ISBNPA (International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity) Early Career Researcher Award for her poster entitled “Cultural and Life Course Influences on Food Provisioning among Low-income, Mexican-Origin Mothers with Young Children in the U.S.” Her poster represents a part of her dissertation work at Cornell. Amanda is now doing a post-doc at Harvard.

mealsShould you eat three big meals or many mini-meals? David Levitsky comments

snacksBeth McKinney: a very long ingredient list is a “red flag” when it comes to healthy snacks

food blogHannah Cai ’19 nutritional sciences student launches multidisciplinary food blog

rebeccaRebecca Stoltzfus, vice provost for undergraduate education and professor of nutritional studies, has been announced as the candidate of choice to become the 18th president of Goshen College, her undergraduate alma mater.

precisionRainer Gross Award Lecture 2016. A Laboratory in Your Pocket: Enabling Precision Nutrition

biomarkerResearchers ID biomarker for weight gain, fat-mass growth. Read more here.

cannibalismCannibalism for early humans more cultural than nutritional. David Levitsky comments here.

standards“He is not changing the standards per se, but he is allowing schools to not follow them,” comments David Pelletier. Read more here.

rasmussenCongratulations to Kathy Rasmussen on being awarded the Conrad A. Elvehjem Award for Public Service in Nutrition. Read more here.

stress eatingStress, Eating, and Stress-Eating by Mikayla Kuykendall '18 (Nutritional Sciences major and advisee of Julia Felice and Bob Parker)

Cornell Chronicle iconCURB enthusiasm: Undergrads show off research at forum

current opinion on biologyCurrent Opinion in Biotechnology Volume 44, Pages 1-212 (April 2017) Food biotechnology • Plant biotechnology Edited by Patrick Stover, Saurabh Mehta, Dominique Van Der Straeten, Hans de Steur and Teresa B Fitzpatrick

iron deficiencySystematic Review of efficacy of iron biofortified crops with Jere Haas, Julia Finkelstein and Saurabh Mehta.

star kSTAR-K Kosher Certification Assistant Director of Supervision Rabbi Mayer Kurcfeld lectured Cornell’s Didactic Program in Dietetics students on February 28. Emily Gier's comments here.

bananWhen is the right time to eat a banana? David Levitsky's comments here.

dnaBad mitochondrial DNA may increase risk of autism in kids

weighResearchers led by Carly Pacanowski, a dietitian in nutritional sciences at Cornell University, studied 2,000 adolescent boys and girls in the midwest over 10 years: Teens Who Weigh Themselves Have More Body Issues.

urshilaUrshila Sriram, a graduate student in nutritional sciences, evaluated how civic engagement intervention strategies could impact the health outcomes of women in three rural towns in New York state and Pennsylvania.

zhenglongAssociate Professor Zhenglong Gu's manuscript entitled "Genetic Evidence for Elevated Pathogenicity of Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy in Autism Spectrum Disorder" has been published in PLOS Genetics