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Health Benefits of Chronic Almond Snacking in Millennials - Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Talk

February 26, 2019 - 12:15pm

Rudy Ortiz

Full Professor of Physiology and Chair of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of California, Merced
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 |  12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
 "Health Benefits of Chronic Almond Snacking in Millennials"
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"Research has shown that 20% to 43% of college freshmen report skipping breakfast, by far the most frequently skipped meal among this group. That’s an unfortunate statistic, because daily breakfast consumption among US adults may decrease the risk of adverse effects related to glucose and insulin metabolism, according to a scientific statement by the American Heart Association.

Knowing these risks, UC Merced nutrition researcher Professor Rudy Ortiz and postdoctoral fellow Jaapna Dhillon looked into the potential impact of almonds as a morning snack for college students who opt to skip breakfast." - 


CCBM Executive Director
Carrie Kouadio
(209) 228-3608

This talk is co-sponsored by Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center and the

National Science Foundation-funded CREST Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines at the University of California, Merced, as part of its Science for Humanity series.


Mercy Medical Pavilion
3rd Floor, Classrooms C/D
315 Mercy Ave
Merced, CA 95340