Pennington granted $6.7 million to study military nutrition
Posted on 9/19/2017 3:00:00 AM.

Pennington Biomedical Research Center has been awarded a $6.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study military nutrition and metabolism research.

Researcher Dr. Jennifer Rood says they will focus on how to ensure a healthy and fit military.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Jennifer Rood, military, Department of Defense

Pregnant mom's diet can have lasting health impacts on baby
Posted on 8/3/2017 2:47:00 AM.

An expecting mom’s diet can have huge impacts on the health of her baby. Dr. Nick Broskey with the LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center says a mom’s lifestyle can impact their baby’s metabolism and lifelong risk for obesity and other chronic diseases.
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Nick Broskey, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, babies, pregnancy

LSU study seeks to lower rate of childhood obesity
Posted on 3/13/2017 11:11:00 AM.

A study out of LSU attempts to help solve the problem of childhood obesity. Dr. Amanda Staiano with Pennington Biomedical Research Center says one in two Louisiana kids struggle with their weight.
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Amanda Staiano, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, TIGER kids research study

Pennington finds behavioral counseling could help with weight loss
Posted on 1/19/2017 12:13:00 PM.

Struggling to be successful with your New Year’s fitness resolution? Dr. Steven Heymsfield with LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center says if cutting calories is not working for you, undergoing behavioral counseling could help with weight loss.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Steven Heymsfield, high intensity lifestyle treatment

Pennington granted $5.3 million to study benefits of more or less exercise
Posted on 12/16/2016 3:37:00 AM.

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center receives a 5.3 million dollar grant to study why some people benefit more or less from exercise.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSU, Eric Ravussin

LSUís Pennington Biomedical starting new Alzheimer's study
Posted on 11/30/2016 5:29:00 AM.
LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking for people to take part in a groundbreaking study that looks at ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Alzheimer's, Jeff Keller

Report: Less than 22% kids are getting enough exercise
Posted on 11/17/2016 5:31:00 AM.

Less than one quarter of children in the US are getting enough exercise, according to a report by LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center. The 2016 US Report Card on Physical Activity for Children finds that less than 22% of children ages 6 to 19 meet the physical activity guidelines.
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Peter Katzmarzyk, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Pennington looking for participants for Alzheimer's research
Posted on 6/21/2016 5:42:00 AM.

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking for volunteers for a first-of-its-kind study to slow memory loss as a result of Alzheimer’s.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Jeffery Keller, Alzheimer's Disease, Institute for Dementia Research

Study finds kids more likely to eat veggies after seeing others eating healthy on TV
Posted on 4/19/2016 11:20:00 AM.

A study from LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center finds kids that watch other children eating nutritious foods on a TV screen are more likely to eat healthier themselves.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Amanda Staiano, vegetables, TV, healthy eating

FDA delays rule to enforce calorie content on menus
Posted on 3/29/2016 4:50:00 AM.

The Food and Drug Administration is delaying enforcing rules to require chain-restaurants and grocery stores with delis to post a calorie content on their menu until 2017.
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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Catherine Champagne, FDA, calorie content, restaurants

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