UNC launches new study to uncover nutritional impacts on early brai...
Researchers are using state-of-the-art imaging techniques and collecting data on dietary nutrient intake, feeding practices, and gut microbiota abundance and diversity to elucidate the links between nutrition, the microbiome, and brain maturation processes in early childhood.
Toddler Brain Development: bacterial clues found in dirty baby diapers
Can the kinds of microbes colonizing the gut at age 1 predict later cognitive development? Findings from the UNC School of Medicine shed light on the surprising role of bacteria in how our brains develop during the first years of life.
The Return of the Downtown Raleigh Farmer’s Market
The innovative farmer’s market in the heart of Raleigh returns April 19.
Do’s of Safe Grilling
Before you fire up the grill this summer, prepare your backyard barbecues by sparking your knowledge about food and grill safety.
Simply Snacking & Boredom Busters: The Healthy Way
Snacks don’t have to be unhealthy, and can actually serve as an essential part of our diet when chosen wisely. A well-timed, healthy snack keeps us from becoming too hungry and overeating at the next meal. Read these tips on smart snacking!
UNC to play instrumental role in first-ever national study of dieta...
A research question posed through the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Partners Patient-Powered Research Network CCFA Partners – a collaboration between UNC and the CCFA – served as motivation for this study concept.