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Community connection

Creating a healthier Oregon is daunting, but not impossible when communities pull together

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Oregon State University names new Linus Pauling Institute director

Emily Ho has been named the next endowed chair and director of the university’s Linus Pauling Institute.

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The low carb conundrum: What does research say?

Are low carb diets they all they’re cracked up to be? Let’s find out.

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Alumni Nutrition

Processed sugars vs. natural sugars: What’s the difference?

Too much sugar is a bad idea and high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) isn’t better. But neither is inherently good or evil.

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Right person, right job

Jenny Rudolph, associate professor of practice for PHHS and Extension Family and Community Health, is taking the reins in leading statewide outreach efforts for the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health.

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Nutrition Research

More than 100 take and complete Be Orange Challenge

“Knowing that I was tracking and scoring my food intake and other activities helped me to be more mindful of my choices – eat a halo orange for a snack instead of chips and walk from the office instead of catching the shuttle,” says Julie Van Hoosen, an office specialist with the Oregon Natural Resource Education Program. “I had better and worse weeks, but keeping a record of habits in the same categories for six weeks will help me be mindful moving forward.”