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Expert dietitians from the Department of Nutritional Sciences share a quick guide to integrating organic foods into your diet

Expert dietitians from the Department of Nutritional Sciences share a quick guide to integrating organic foods into your diet

Should we eat organic fruits and vegetables? It’s a question that often comes up in the courses taught by Monica Meadows, Lydia Steinman and Sara Sweitzer in the Dietetics Program at The University of Texas at Austin. Dietitian Lydia Steinman, senior lecturer in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, tends an organic garden at her home…   » Continue Reading

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

What Moves You?: Our lifestyles are killing us–and costing us–with sedentary habits being one of the biggest contributors. As epidemiologist and physical activity expert Dr. Bill Kohl puts it, we’ve engineered physical activity right out of our lives, and that’s not natural.