Category Archives: nutrition

Yagmur Yegin receives multiple accolades in 2017

Yagmur Yegin, a doctoral student at Texas A&M University was selected to receive the following awards in the year 2017. 2017 – ‘Susan M. Arseven ‘75 Make-A-Difference Memorial Award’ Recipient from Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) This award seeks to encourage women students pursuing advanced degrees in science and engineering fields.     2017 – Peanut Proud Scholarship Award – IAFP Annual Meeting in Tampa, FL, July 9-12, 2017 The scholarship is sponsored by Peanut Proud, Inc. to reward a selected U.S. graduate student who recognizes the importance… Read More →

Messy diapers help show nutrition needs for premature, full-term babies

COLLEGE STATION – A study that began with messy diapers is helping scientists understand how nutrition helps babies grow into healthy children, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research nutritionist.             Because scientists cannot physically examine the infant intestines, a team of U.S. researchers analyzed fecal samples from several groups of infants – from premature to full-term babies – to get a molecular “fingerprint” on how they were developing in relation to breast milk or formula consumption.             “This study is a proof-of-principle that we can noninvasively monitor… Read More →