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Messiah College to present lecture on U.S. Dietary Guidelines

GRANTHAM, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2005) — The Messiah College Department of Nutrition and Dietetics will present a lecture by Penny Kris-Etherton, Ph.D., R.D., on “The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005: A Foundation for Reducing Risk of Chronic Diseases” at 1 p.m. on Nov. 3 in Parmer Cinema on the college’s Grantham campus. Distinguished professor of nutrition with the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University, Kris-Etherton is well known for her research on cholesterol and lipid metabolism, and for serving on the 2005 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kay Witt, associate professor of dietetics, at (717) 766-2511, extension 7104.

Messiah College, a private Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences, enrolls more than 2,900 undergraduate students in 50 majors. Established in 1909, the primary campus is located in Grantham, Pa., near the state capital of Harrisburg. A satellite campus affiliated with Temple University is located in Philadelphia.

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ARTICLE DATE: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2005
ARTICLE NUMBER: MC-119-05

 

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