- What is Nutrition in the Womb?
An explanation of the importance of nutrition before and during pregnancy
- Healthy Eating Plate
Detailed guidance, in a simple format, to help people make the best eating choices
- General Nutrition Handout
General nutrition guidelines (incorporating the Healthy Eating plate)
- Let's Get Healthy! Epigenetics Station
An interactive game, manipulatives and printable handouts, including free, downloadable classroom lessons and activities about epigenetics, that help participants learn about this brand new field of science
Check out our video and radio archives of Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., director of the OHSU Moore Institute for Nutrition and Wellness, and other institute leaders speaking on the developmental origins of health and disease:
Beyond Genetics: The Role of Nutrition in Health and Disease
What if we could prevent hypertension and other chronic diseases by changing how we eat? Watch this Marquam Hill Lecture by Susan Bagby, M.D. to learn more.
The epidemic of chronic disease and understanding epigenetics
When will we decide to conquer chronic disease? The moment we realize the future isn't only in our genes, it's also in our hands. Watch Kent Thornburg, Ph.D. explain how at TEDxPortland.
Maternal diet during pregnancy affects future generations
Where Does Disease Come From? Revealing the Secrets of Epigenetics
Dr. Thornburg delivered the October 17, 2013 Marquam Hill Lecture at OHSU. If you missed it, you can watch the lecture for information about how to eliminate chronic disease where it starts.
You are what your mother and grandmother ate: Transgenerational influencesLearn about the developmental origins of health and disease and how the health of your mother and grandmother affects your health in this presentation made by Susan Bagby, M.D., to the Oregon Life Course Network.
Dr. Thornburg at TEDMED
When will we decide to conquer chronic disease? Dr. Thornburg speaks on maternal health.
The OHSU Effect
Listen to Dr. Thornburg's radio interview on KXL 101.1 FM — part of a radio series called "The OHSU Effect: Inside Health & Science." Dr. Thornburg spoke about the 2011 World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease that was held in Portland, Ore.