Baton Rouge, La. - SU Ag Center’s Nutrition and Health program has recently co-authored an article in the Functional Foods in Health and Disease Journal (FFHD); Vol 6, No 7 (2016): July 2016 with Pennington Biomedical Center. SU Ag Center researchers, Drs. Fatemah Malekian, nutrition professor, Sebhatu Gebrelul, animal science professor, James F. Henson, statistician, Kasundra D. Cyrus, professor of family and consumer sciences, De’Shoin Y. Friendship, extension specialist, and Mfamara Goita, research associate, co-authored the article with Dr. Betty M. Kennedy, Pennington Biomedical Research Center. The research article entitled “the effects of whey protein, resistant starch and nutrition education on body weight,” is in the current issue of the FFHD online journal.
The Functional Foods in Health and Disease journal is a peer-reviewed open access journal, which discusses various aspects of functional foods, bioactive compounds, and chronic diseases.