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Communities Cash in on Better Health, Lower Obesity Rates

July 25, 2017 | UW School of Public Health

Research by Jesse Jones-Smith, Associate Professor and core faculty of the Nutritional Sciences Program, found that adding or expanding a tribal casino reduced the prevalence of Native American babies born large for gestational age, which is a risk factor for being overweight later in life.

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New Initiative Led by School of Public Health Researchers Expands Food Environment Research in Developing Countries

June 9, 2017 | UW School of Public Health

A new initiative by researchers at SPH is accelerating food environment research in developing countries to address food insecurity and malnutrition. Nutritional Sciences Program Director Adam Drewnowski and Acting Assistant Professor Anju Aggarwal are quoted in this article on food environment research.

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Reducing food waste at UW

August 15, 2019 | UW Sustainability

Students in Nutrition 302, taught by core faculty member Yona Sipos, joined with the UW Sustainability program to identify ideas the University of Washington could reduce food waste.

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Nutrition expert: Food labeling needs harmonised and nutrient-rich profiling

May 3, 2019 | Euractiv

Adam Drewnowski, a professor of epidemiology, director of center for public health nutrition, and director of nutritional sciences at University of Washington suggests that policymakers should adopt harmonized nutrient-rich profiling on food labeling in order to address this.

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13 Simple Changes That Lead to Huge Weight Loss

May 26, 2019 | Men’s Health

Adam Drewnowski and Judy Simon are quoted in this article, offering strategies for weight loss that help you eat healthier and stay on track.  Drewnowski is director of the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition and director of the UW Nutritional Sciences Program. Simon is a registered dietitian with UW Medical Center and a core faculty member with the Nutritional Sciences Program.

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How available is healthy food in your neighborhood? A new study points to differences

February 28, 2019 | Public Health Insider

Research by Jesse Jones-Smith, an associate professor in nutritional sciences, epidemiology and health services is highlighted in this feature about food insecurity and food access based on where you live in Seattle, King County.

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Jennifer Otten

At least half of child care businesses impacted by Seattle’s minimum wage

February 6, 2019 | King 5 News

Jennifer Otten is quoted, commenting on the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition study that illustrates how singular policies can affect more than just payroll and can shape organizational structure and service delivery.

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Anne-Marie Gloster

SPH Close-Up: Anne-Marie Gloster

March 1, 2018 | UW School of Public Health

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Researchers to Probe Effect of Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike on Child-Care Workers

June 30, 2017 | Education Week

Findings from UW research on Seattle’s minimum wage show that that low-wage workers as a whole bring in $125 less per month, even though their hourly wages had increased.

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