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My primary passion in life is research! Checkout what types of projects
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Current research Highlights

Bacteriophages – An Alternative to Antibiotics?

People taking antibiotics often develop resistance and experience gastrointestinal distress, since antibiotics kill both bad and good bacteria in the ...

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Defining the Human Requirement for Magnesium

Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and maki...

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LGBTQ+ Nutrition

LGBTQ+ individuals have unique nutrition needs that may change throughout the process of social integration or physical transition. Unique needs of i...

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Bone Health: Early Prevention of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and low-bone mass (commonly referred to as osteopenia) are a major public health threat to approximately 53.6 million Americans age 50 ye...

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Combating COVID-19 and the Role of Nutrition

In December 2019, the viral pandemic of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19, otherwise known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SA...

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The Saqmolo’ Project in Guatemala

Approximately 150 million children—or roughly one-quarter of all the children in the world—are "stunted," or too short for their age. This has a d...

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Research interests

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    Bone Health and Osteoporosis

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    Magnesium Requirements

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    Nutrition and COVID-19

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    Choline and Cogition

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    Dietary Supplements

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    Anthocyanins and Other Flavonoids

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    LGBTQ+ Nutrition

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    Gut Microbiome

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    Low-Grade Inflammation

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    Nutrient Shortfalls

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    Sports Nutrition

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    First 1000 Days

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    ScienceBased Policy

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FROM MY BLOG

Is Dairy Good For Your Bones?

September 14, 2020

A glass of milk with each meal was nonnegotiable for us as kids.  But does it really do a body good?  The idea that milk and dairy...

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How Safe and Beneficial Are CBD Supplements?

August 4, 2020

CBD – An introduction CBD or “cannabidiol” is a popular natural remedy touted for many health-promoting effects.  The compound is o...

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Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report – 2020

July 15, 2020

Nutrition Science Hasn't Changed Much The Dietary Guidelines for Americans contains the federal government’s nutrition advice for the p...

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