Shannon Robson received a Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association to investigate the impact of a low energy dense diet in children. This type of diet includes foods with more water, fiber and air, and less fat. Such foods include fruits and vegetables. With the help of UD nutrition students, the Behavioral Health and Nutrition assistant professor is comparing a low energy dense diet to the standard MyPlate recommendations put out by the United States Department of Agriculture. Read the full article on UDaily.

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