Researchers with the Department of Nutrition have received a $2 million grant to develop a limited dietary prescription that uses habituation to improve long-term weight loss for patients with childhood obesity.
A UT study published in the Games for Health Journal suggests that active video games may actually be a source of moderate or intense physical activity in children five to eight years old. Justin Block, associate sports editor of the Huffington Post, profiled the study in a recent post on the site.
A news release about an active video games study sent in early June resulted in nearly 200 media mentions.
The increasing use of video games is often blamed for children’s lack of interest in physical activity, but a UT study recently published in the “Games for Health Journal” suggests that active video games may actually be a source of moderate or intense physical activity in children five to eight years old.
Hollie Raynor and Chris Skinner from the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences are working side by side with students to do research that is improving health and education in our community and beyond.
Holiday season left you feeling chubby, tired, and stressed out? Just imagine how Santa must feel. Chelsi C. Wolz, a nutrition research associate, offers some diet and fitness tips to help the jolly old elf—and other holiday revelers—ring in the New Year with a new attitude.
A growing number of people are heeding popular nutritional advice and have traded in the traditional breakfast-lunch-and-dinner lifestyle for a daylong stream of mini meals. The Wall Street Journal features the research of Hollie Raynor, an associate professor in the Department of Nutrition, that looks into whether eating frequent small meals has any specific weight-loss