Research from the College of Nursing and Health Professions aimed to find out why people wash raw poultry – despite knowing it’s a health risk – and how they might get people to change their risky behavior.
A Flakey, Delicious Gluten-Free Croissant… Seriously.
Traditional croissants are delicate and airy pastries, made through “laminating”- a process where cold butter is wrapped with yeasted dough, kept cool and folded repeatedly to create multiple layers. The process in itself is laborious […]
The Way to a Woman’s Heart is Through Her Stomach, Too
You’ve heard that romance starts in the kitchen and not in the bedroom. Well, researchers at Drexel University finally have the science to support that saying – but not the way you might think. In […]
Why a Drexel Professor Wants to Sell More Processed Foods to Low-Income Families
When it comes to healthy nutrition and low-income communities, you’ve probably heard these nuggets of conventional wisdom: Processed foods are unhealthy. The healthiest diets are composed of whole, unprocessed foods like fresh fruits and veggies, […]
Do the Best Supplements Grow on Bushes? Nutrition Expert Recommends Four Functional Foods for Fitness
This time of year, it seems everyone is refocusing on healthy eating and fitness in a furor of New Year’s goals. And some are looking for the fast track in the form of so-called “super […]
Don’t Wash Your Chicken: What’s the Cluck?
The “Don’t Wash Your Chicken” food safety campaign developed by Drexel researchers in collaboration with New Mexico State University has made a big splash in the news over the past week or so – and […]
Neighborhoods and Health: A Deeper Look at Recent Research
Dr. Amy Auchincloss, an assistant professor in Drexel’s School of Public Health, was the lead author of a study recently published in the journal Obesity, showing that healthy food access in neighborhoods may have helped […]