Pennington Biomedical Finding Helps Curb Hunger and Cravings
Spinach extract may be used as dietary supplement
Baton Rouge, LA – Scientists at LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center have tested and confirmed the effectiveness of a new spinach-based dietary supplement that cuts hunger and increases the feeling of fullness—an important discovery for the millions of people who struggle with their appetite and who may also crave fatty or salty foods.
Leading Diabetes Researcher Honored by Pennington Biomedical
World-renowned diabetes and obesity scientist also set to present research
Baton Rouge, LA – LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans joined today to present C. Ronald Kahn, MD with an honorary Doctorate of Medicine Honoris Causa at LSUHSC’s 141st Commencement. At ceremonies this morning in New Orleans, Kahn was honored for his extraordinary scientific achievements in diabetes and obesity research. He is one of the world’s leading diabetes scientists and served as chair of Pennington Biomedical’s 2014 external advisory board.