Co-authored by Elisa Marroquin, assistant professor in TCU’s Department of Nutritional Sciences, a new paper published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology reveals the first systematic review to assess the effect of taking probiotics alongside antibiotics on the diversity and composition of the human gut microbiome. The review evaluates trends across 29 studies published over the past seven years.
The student organization Food Recovery Network is sponsoring an online donation drive for Union Gospel Mission, one of the nonprofit organizations it serves. FRN hopes students, faculty and staff will want to participate. The mission has wish lists at Amazon, Target and Walmart.
It’s no secret that it gets harder to lose weight as you get older. Many celebrity-endorsed products and fad diets claim miracle results, but is there really a shortcut to slimming down? Samantha Davis, associate professor in TCU’s Department of Nutritional Sciences, gives the skinny on boosting metabolism, the importance of exercise, and the pros and cons of intermittent fasting.
Are meal delivery kits today's version of 1950's TV dinners? Anne VanBeber, Nutritional Sciences Professor, Gives Her Expert Opinion
Modern-day meals delivered right to your doorstep are a far cry from the Swanson and Hungry-Man trays of yesteryear. Offering dinners catered to vegan, keto, and low-calorie diets, prepared meals continue to soar in popularity. But just how nutritious are they? Anne VanBeber, Nutritional Sciences professor, gives her expert opinion on modern eating habits for those concerned with quick and easy meal prep.
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