“A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension, published by Oxford University Press, suggests that higher yogurt intake is associated with lower cardiovascular disease risk among hypertensive men and women.”…
Continue reading the full press release from Oxford University Press USA regarding a recent research publication from Dr. Quatromoni and colleagues.
An interview and professor spotlight of Dr. Quatromoni featured in the BU Nutrition and Dietetics Club newsletter.
Samantha Bauer, a BU student who was on the first study abroad trip to Padua, Italy, a program run by Dr. Quatromoni, shares her experience of gluten-free eating in Italy.
“When I first informed my friends and family that I would be studying abroad in Italy for a month to study the Mediterranean Diet, their initial response was, ‘What are you going to eat?'”…
Dr. Quatromoni featured in an article from BU Today.
“It was the third day of classes for a new, four-week Study Abroad course in Padua, Italy, and a group of BU students was on a scavenger hunt in the city’s outdoor market, the Piazza della Frutta”…
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Dr. Quatromoni featured in an article from CNN.
“Even if Abby Heugel wanted to stop, she couldn’t. She had to sweat. She had to feel her heart race and her muscles stretch, contract and burn. She had to be in control. She had to exercise.”…
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Dr. Quatromoni featured in the article From BU School of Public Health.
Offering healthier school lunch choices to students can improve their dietary choices outside of school, according to a new study by School of Public Health researchers.
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The latest research indicates that athletes with eating disorders should not be treated the same as the general population. In response, a clinic in Massachusetts has developed a unique, athlete-specific program.
This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Training & Conditioning.
By Matt Stranberg and Dr. Paula Quatromoni
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Athletes are 2-3x more at risk for eating disorders compared with other populations. Those impacted span all types of sports, competitive levels and genders.
One example is David Proctor, a former All-American runner at Boston University and current Olympic hopeful. One might think he doesn’t fit the typical profile for someone with an eating disorder, but the reality is there is no typical profile. An eating disorder can happen to any athlete – no one is immune.
Walden was fortunate to have David share his powerful story as part of our latest Facebook Live. He was joined by Paula Quatromoni, senior consultant for Walden’s GOALS Program for Competitive Athletes and tenured associate professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Boston University, who played an active role in David’s recovery.
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“Come study abroad in Italy with me this summer! Learn about the Mediterranean Diet: Food, Culture & Health in beautiful Padova, Italy!”
-Dr. Paula Quatromoni
Learn more about BU Study Abroad in Padua, Italy
“Check out my newest paper in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, A Tale of Two Runners, describing 5+ years of on-campus treatment for eating disorders in sport and sex differences that influenced their cases.”
–Dr. Paula Quatromoni