Martha Belury, Ph.D.
College of Education and Human Ecology
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Biomedical Nutrition, Obesity
Obesity specialties: clinical research, human nutrition, molecular aspects of obesity, mechanisms of obesity, prevention, intervention, treatment, adult obesity, pharmacology, inflammation, co-morbidities, metabolic syndrome, adipose biology, adipose hormones, functional foods, gene regulation, nutritional biochemistry, translational research, cell signaling
Areas of Expertise: dietary oils, fatty acids, macronutrient metabolism, energy balance, cancer chemoprevention
I hope that my interests and experiences in the areas of diet, obesity and cancer prevention using animal models and clinical interventions will be useful as a platform to collaborate with others on campus and around the world. The FIC is perfect venue for these collaborations to blossom so that better science can be accomplished.
Leaner bodies, less heart disease and diabetes risk found in people with higher levels of linoleic acid. Read more
Food Innovation Center member Martha Belury, along with Janice Kiecolt-Glaser and Ronald Glaser, find that using omega-3 fatty acid supplements lowers inflammation for healthy, yet overweight adults, who are middle-aged or older. Read more
FIC Member Martha Belury was recently a featured guest on the Dr. Oz Show to discuss the effects of safflower oil. Read more
Congratulations to FIC member Martha Belury for her work being in the top 20 most cited articles in Nutrition Reviews! Read more
Martha Belury, Food Innovation Center member, is one of twenty Ohio State faculty members who have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. .. Read more