- March 17, 2023
A new study by Allison McKay, RDN, department manager for the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, found elevated insulin, hemoglobin A1C, triglycerides, and other abnormal cardiometabolic biomarkers among very young Latino youth.
- January 19, 2023
With data from the Mason: Health Starts Here study, Master of Science, Nutrition alum Li Jiang, Department Chair Lawrence Cheskin, and Associate Professor Lilian de Jonge found that students reporting a higher level of loneliness also reported a higher level of sedentary behavior and low activity.
- October 20, 2022
A new study by Raedeh Basiri, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, suggests that dietary recommendations should prioritize proper wound healing for people who are overweight/obese with diabetic foot ulcers.
- August 3, 2022
Raedeh Basiri’s new clinical trial seeks to answer whether personalized nutrition intervention can be effective in lowering blood sugar (and thereby help to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes and related cardiovascular diseases) in people with prediabetes.
- June 28, 2022
A new study by Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Food Studies Raedeh Basiri shows that nutritional interventions play a pivotal role in treatment and healing.
- May 16, 2022
Laurel Jennings’ devotion to public health led her to Mason to better understand how the food system can impact social justice and health equity. She found the coursework and research opportunities at Mason to support and propel her goal of educating others on the power of micronutrients and how vitamins and minerals can aid disease prevention. As she graduates with a Master of Science in Nutrition degree in May 2022, she shares how she discovered a research interest and how it will improve her future work as a dietitian.
- New Study Finds that College Freshmen Exceed Many U.S. Dietary Guidelines, Increasing Risk of Chronic Health ConditionsFebruary 9, 2022
Mason: Health Starts Here study finds most college freshmen exceed U.S. dietary guidelines for added sugar, refined grains, sodium, and saturated fat.