Are carbs the culprit? One of the main messages is that extremes in a diet are “fraught with risk,” - Associate Professor Charlie McCormick
Professor David Levitsky researches how food intake influences body weight and said DNA largely contributes to where fat will be distributed in a person's body.“[Diet] plays almost no role in the distribution of where we deposit our fat. That, we can thank our parents for.” Read more.
The facts behind coconut oil is ‘pure poison’ claim:
Coconut oil is “probably not quite as ‘bad’ as butter but not as good as extra virgin olive oil,” Kevin Klatt, a molecular nutrition researcher at Cornell University who is studying the metabolic effects of coconut oil, previously told CNN.
Congratulations to Pat Cassano, professor and interim director, for being awarded a State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor's Awards for Excellence for 2017. The statewide award recognizes faculty and staff at SUNY colleges who have consistently demonstrated professional achievements that sustain intellectual vibrancy, advance the boundaries of knowledge, provide the highest quality of instruction, and serve the public good. Read more.
Graduate student grants fund community-engaged projects