Drexel study finds consuming 8 grams of protein – the amount found in a glass of milk – can reduce overeating of ultra-processed, high sugar and fat foods.
Q+A: How Parents Can Manage the U.S. Baby Formula Shortage
Beth Leonberg, an associate clinical professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, discusses how parents can manage the U.S. infant formula shortage.
Why Are People Still Washing Raw Chicken?
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.
Drexel Chefs Offer A Green Bean Casserole Twist
Green bean casserole is a Thanksgiving staple, but you might be surprised to learn that the crunchy recipe is less than 70 years old. Drexel alumna Dorcas Reilly ’47, who died at age 92 in […]
Snapshot: Drexel’s WELL Center Opens
With a reception at the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Drexel University’s Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science — the WELL Center — officially opened this month. The center’s trifold mission aims to develop, test and […]
Back to School: Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunchbox
It’s probably an understatement to say that a kid’s ideal lunch is a little different than their parent’s. But you won’t get anywhere if one side insists on Chips Ahoy and the other hard-lines at […]
Pasta Doesn’t Increase Body Fat? 3 Tips for Adding it to Your Meal
In recent years, many have tried to significantly cut back on — or completely eliminate — pasta from their diets. The thought was that macaroni, penne, linguine and their other carbohydrate brothers and sisters results […]
Hey Dudes, Get to the Doctor!
What’s the best gift you can give your dad this Father’s Day? Schedule his next doctor’s appointment. There are plenty of excuses people make to avoid the doctor’s office — they don’t have time, they […]
The Three Dumbest Things in Tom Brady’s Cookbook
Excuse Drexel’s Nutrition Sciences department if they’re a bit skeptical of Tom Brady’s new $200, wood-bound cookbook. “It’s not a cookbook, it’s a nutrition manual,” he assured. That manual — which sold out already, despite […]
Q+A: Staying Gluten-Free While at College
In college, meals are something to look forward to. Students out on their own for the first time use meals in dining halls or local eateries to join together and take a break from academia. […]