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We perform cutting-edge basic and clinical research and we train future leaders in the fields of geriatrics and nutritional science. The division is also home to the Center for Human Nutrition, which focuses on obesity and nutrition research at the School of Medicine.

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Weight loss: it’s not magic, it’s math

Weight loss: it’s not magic, it’s math (Links to an external site)

Obesity is a chronic disease affecting more than 40% of American adults. Losing even a little bit of excess weight can have very important clinical benefits, but knowing where to start can be challenging for many people. Washington University weight-loss specialist Samuel Klein, MD shares how the basics of your body’s energy balance – calories […]