eBriefings of Conferences
March 3, 2016
Organizers: David Evans (Ohio State University), Refaat Hegazi (Abbott Nutrition Health Institute), Gerard Mullin (Johns Hopkins Medicine), Dennis H. Sullivan (University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences), Kathy West (Abbott Nutrition Health Institute), Amy R. Beaudreault (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science), and Julie Shlisky (The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science)
Hospitalized patients frequently experience loss of muscle mass and function, with negative outcomes for recovery, quality of life, and mortality. This eBriefing reviews interventions, including investigational strategies, for disease-related muscle mass loss.
February 12, 2016
Keynote Speaker: Sonny Ramaswamy (USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture)
The United Nations declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses, highlighting the potential of dry peas, beans, lentils, and chickpeas to improve human health and agricultural sustainability. This eBriefing considers how pulse consumption contributes to health and how food systems could be improved to promote pulse production.
January 28, 2016
Keynote Speakers: Sonia Angell (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and Rogan Kersh (Wake Forest University)
Public policy for nutrition aims to assist people in making healthier food choices. This eBriefing looks at current evidence in nutrition policy making, including assessments of recent public policy interventions intended to improve nutrition and reduce obesity.
We explore research methodologies for building an evidence base for nutrition and obesity policy that are emerging across disciplines.
September 11, 2015
Understanding nutrition's impact on health requires an intricate knowledge of all the different systems within the human body. Learn how a systems approach to nutrition could change the field.
A recent conference held at the Academy asked a downright outrageous question: Can dementia be prevented by making changes to your diet? In this podcast we look at what the answers might be.
Edited by Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
The papers included in this issue summarize the opportunity for pulses (dry, edible beans, peas, and lentils) to address global concerns with respect to nutrition, health, and sustainability.
Free online access provide by Pulse Canada
Edited by Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas
(World Health Organization), Maria Nieves Garcia-Casal
(Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research)
Papers from a World Health Organization and Academy workshop on biofortification
Free online access provided by the World Health Organization