New research by Assistant Professor Susan Mason helps to rule out the childhood home food environment as a major contributing factor in the development of obesity in adults who were maltreated.
New findings from the School of Public Health’s ongoing Project EAT study show that parents who frequently eat with their families report increased emotional health and higher quality nutrition.
Postdoctoral fellow Mary Christoph found that choosing gluten-free food was related to valuing certain food production practices, healthy lifestyle behaviors, and healthy and unhealthy weight goals.
Project EAT research led by Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer revealed that only two percent of females and just seven percent of males surveyed never had an eating, activity or weight-related problem between adolescence and adulthood.
A study by recent graduate Mary Kosuth (’17) found that 81 percent of tap water samples — and all tested brands of salt and beer — contained microplastic particles.
The NIH awarded Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer a coveted Outstanding Investigator Award to study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults from low-income and ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.
A new article by PhD student Melanie Firestone discusses using root cause analysis during foodborne illness outbreaks and how to communicate their findings to a broad food safety audience.
A recent study by post-doctoral fellow Mary Christoph reveals many people infrequently check the Nutrition Facts panels found on food packaging.
Lecturer Marta Shore helped perform research that shows how sulfate from wastewater harms Minnesota’s wild rice habitats.
A new study by research associate Nicole Larson shows that “grab-and-go” food carts at schools can help rural teenagers eat more breakfast.
A Project EAT study found that young adults who didn’t eat regular family meals as adolescents can still benefit from the practice by incorporating it as parents.