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The ways in which food influences health and disease are central to people’s wellness throughout their lives. Penn Nursing advances nutrition science for individuals, communities, and the general population, helping to create healthier futures for all.

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Omega-3 Lowers Childhood Aggression

University of Pennsylvania research published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry says Incorporating omega-3, vitamins and mineral supplements into the diets of children with extreme aggression can reduce this problem behavior in the short term, especially its more impulsive, emotional form. Read more

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Sharon Y. Irving
Faculty

Sharon Y. Irving

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nursing
Ariana M. Chao
Faculty

Ariana M. Chao

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tanja V.E. Kral
Faculty

Tanja V.E. Kral

Associate Professor of Nursing
Karen Glanz
Faculty

Karen Glanz

George A. Weiss University Professor

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