Nutrition, Health and Wellness

In this section you will find extensive research on the therapeutic role of diet, including resources for dietary guidelines and nutrition screening & assessment. We also cover requirements and recommendations for food safety, healthy eating, nutrients and hydration.



What Diet Can and Cannot Do

In this issue, we address four crucial topics related to the therapeutic role of the diet.First, Drs. Chumpitazi and Shulman, from the Department of...



Meeting the iron needs of young children

Iron is hard to metabolize due to its poor solubility. It can have adverse health effects unless its levels in the body are maintained between adequate thresholds. Insufficient iron leads to anemia, while excessive iron causes oxidative damage in the