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Food

Point of View: Reversing chronic disease through plant-based diet

November 19, 2018
Professor and his wife share their story of weight loss, better health through dietary change

Spermidine-rich foods may prevent liver cancer, extend lifespan

April 18, 2017
Recent research from Texas A&M hints at the possibilities of spermidine, a compound found in common foods

A diet of fruits, vegetables may help kidney disease patients

December 9, 2016
Texas A&M researchers find simple diet modifications may be as effective as medication for kidney disease

Bringing produce to the food deserts of South Texas

November 30, 2016
Issues of access and cultural sensitivity inform interventions in border communities

Popular diet myths debunked

January 29, 2016
You can’t always trust the internet for nutrition advice

Our mothers told us to eat our vegetables: Now we know why

November 30, 2015
A compound in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be able to not only help prevent cancer but also help to treat it

You Asked: Why do I get ‘hangry?’

October 20, 2015
Surprisingly, hangry isn't just millennial slang. It's actual science.

You are what you eat? Food fights disease

July 28, 2015

Dashwood explores how to take the most beneficial parts of food and use them to fight cancer, heart disease and other ailments.

Is it a food sensitivity or a life-threatening allergy?

July 22, 2015

Many people suffer from a food intolerance or sensitivity—meaning they may start to feel bad after eating a certain food, but they don’t have a life threatening reaction. How can you determine if you have a true allergy or a minor sensitivity?

Shopping with diabetes: 4 things to keep in mind while at the grocery store

March 3, 2015

Grocery shopping, especially healthy grocery shopping, can be difficult. Between shopping on a budget and those enticing two-for-one cookie sales, even the best of us deviate from a healthy eating plan. Watching what and how much we consume is important for everyone’s overall health, but for those with type 2 diabetes, paying close attention to nutrition labels can help to manage the condition.