URI study examines effects of nutrition guidance house calls

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Poor nutrition is a leading risk factor for death and disability in the U.S., particularly for low-income, minority children, but one University of Rhode Island researcher is using a three-year, $730,000 grant from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to improve preschoolers’ diet quality with house-call counseling. Alison Tovar, associate professor…

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