Diet Patterns Defined by Guidelines for Americans

Remember the basic four food groups? Beth Dixon, Ph.D., from the Department of Nutrition of New York University is going to try to talk about Dietary Guidelines for Americans (but it sounds like she’s got a sore throat). Out of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, she says, came a focus on consuming a varietyContinue reading “Diet Patterns Defined by Guidelines for Americans”

Nutrition and Chronic Disease with Nicola McKeown

Next up at American College of Nutrition conference, we’re about to enjoy a talk given on “Nutrition and Chronic Disease: Advantages of a Diet Pattern and Health Outcomes” given by Nicola M. McKeown, Ph.D., of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University.  “Trying to measure dietary exposures is very difficult,” sayd McKeown.Continue reading “Nutrition and Chronic Disease with Nicola McKeown”

Helping the Brain Help Itself keynote by Mark Mattson

Now, for the second keynote at American College of Nutrition conference in New York City we’re listening to Mark Mattson, Ph.D. He starts out talking about his work in the laboratory of neurosciences at National Institutes of Aging. He talks about what happens during aging in the brain. More and more as people get older,Continue reading “Helping the Brain Help Itself keynote by Mark Mattson”