September 6, 2023
September is recognized as Hunger Action Month, and MHealthy has partnered with the Maize and Blue Cupboard to encourage faculty and staff to raise their awareness.
November 11, 2022
Can highly processed foods be addictive? It’s a question that researchers have debated for years as unhealthy diets are often fueled by foods loaded with refined carbohydrates and added fats. To find a resolution, a new University of Michigan and Virginia Tech analysis took the criteria used in a 1988 U.S. Surgeon General’s report that…
October 6, 2022
Choosing more nutritious food items will be a little easier on campus this fall, when campus vending machines and eateries will start posting icon indicating the nutrient density of food and beverages.
September 29, 2022
Three-quarters of people older than 50 in the United States say the rising cost of groceries has affected them somewhat or a lot, and nearly a third say they’re eating less healthily because of increased food costs, a U-M poll suggests.
April 4, 2022
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
March 31, 2022
More than 20% of older adults in the United States will experience food insufficiency at some point in their 60s and 70s, according to a U-M study.
February 1, 2021
U-M released its annual fact sheet tracking performance toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus, describing progress in most areas while noting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 26, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the University of Michigan works on many levels, but it also has galvanized activity across the university as a broad range of academic, research and administrative units apply their expertise to this worldwide crisis. These synopses offer a glimpse into the variety of activity underway. Go online to…
February 25, 2020
As part of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, a team of students and faculty is evaluating U-M’s food system with an eye toward quantifying and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
October 14, 2019
Short news items from around the university.