Nicole Avena, PhD

Nicole Avena, PhD, a nutrition and diet expert and assistant professor of neuroscience at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Avena is the author of Why Diets Fail and other nutrition-related books. Her research is focused on appetite and brain mechanisms that regulate food intake throughout the lifespan.

Diet & Nutrition

Mistakes Parents Make When Feeding Their Kids—Sarah Hiner Talks to Nicole Avena, PhD

Kids’ bad eating habits set them up for lifelong health problems. Nutrition expert Nicole Avena, PhD, joins Sarah Hiner to share what parents can do.


Calcium Is Crucial for More Than Bone Health

We all know that calcium helps keep our bones strong. But our heart, immune system and other parts of our bodies need it, too. Read on for details…