News: Nutritional Sciences
Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin
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Marissa Burgermaster: Breaking Down Your ‘Gut’ Feelings on Nutrition
Food is one of many factors impacting health, but it can be one of the most difficult to solve for — requiring understanding of nutrition...
Food for Thought: Nutrition Researcher Embraces the Toughest Subjects
Beth Widen, a nutrition researcher at The University of Texas at Austin, is seeking to untangle the complex relationship between nutrition in pregnancy and infancy...
Texas Science Festival Inspires Texans to Delve into Discovery
Go deep in the heart of science this month and next.
Doctors and Patients Have a New Tool to Aid in Conversations About Diet
Physicians will be able to get assistance from a new artificial intelligence system designed by nutrition researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
Weight Gain in Pregnancy May Be Linked to Later Growth Patterns in Daughters
Patterns of weight gain in pregnancy may offer clues to how children will grow.
Natural Sciences Researchers Win President’s Award for Global Learning
A team with two CNS undergraduates of UT Austin were involved with research about the relationship between undergraduates' mental health and their social support networks...
E-Cookbook Promotes Sustainable Food Sourcing and Raises Funds for Charity
UT Austin students of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics created an e-cookbook to support an organization that aims to end hunger in Texas.
Two CNS Faculty Receive President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Awards
Laura Lashinger and Sally Ragsdale received awards recognizing the university’s educational innovators who demonstrate exceptional undergraduate teaching in the core curriculum.
Nutrition Researchers Developing Digital Platform for Teachers
A group of University of Texas at Austin nutrition researchers and educators received a grant to encourage kids to make healthy eating choices by providing...
School Gardens Linked With Kids Eating More Vegetables
School vegetable gardens and classes about nutrition and gardening increased vegetable consumption among children.