Food Innovation Center

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News Archive

FIC Member Douglas Kinghorn Named Distinguished Scholar

Food Innovation Center member A. Douglas Kinghorn, PhD, DSc, has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of The Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar Award. Read more

Martha Belury's Oil Research Featured in the Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research

Leaner bodies, less heart disease and diabetes risk found in people with higher levels of linoleic acid. Read more

Dining at Ohio State: USG Task Force Report

The Ohio State Undergraduate Student Government recently released a report on the current status and future direction of dining plans at the university. Read more

FIC Member Barbara Piperata Investigates Nutrition in Rural Brazil

Barbara Piperata studies nutrition in Brazil. Read more

FIC Member Liz Weinandy Discusses the Benefits and Risks of the Pegan Diet (Paleo/Vegan Mix)

FIC member Liz Weinandy, M.P.H., R.D., dietitian with The Ohio State University Medical Center, is featured in a Fox News article discussing the benefits and risks of a "pegan" diet, a mix between Paleo and Vegan diets. Read more

Robert Murray Featured in "Gov. Christie: Don't Dismiss Healthy School Lunches and Recess"

FIC member Robert Murray, MD, a pediatrician and professor of human nutrition, discusses the benefits of recess and a healthy diet to curb childhood obesity Read more

FIC Members Megan Ferriby and Keeley Pratt Find Being Married Might Hurt Your Chances of Weight Loss After Surgery

The impact of weight-loss surgery extends to romantic relationships and likely to the entire family. Read more

Food Insecurity Drives Ohio State Student's Engaged Scholarship

Meera Nagarajan featured in OSU Outreach and Engagement spotlight story. Read more

Preschoolers Eating Habits Show Kids Consume the Same Amount of Healthy & Junk Food

FIC members Dr. Sarah Anderson and Dr. Phyllis Pirie featured in Latinos Health. Read more

2015 Dietary Guidelines Released

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