Frozen Dinners Can be Healthy

Elizabeth Klingbeil, assistant professor of Nutrition & Dietetics in the College of Health and Wellness, tells Mashed that there are plenty of very healthy frozen meal options that you can find at your local grocery.

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Grocery Prices Increasing

Diane McCrohan told TODAY NBC: "As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery prices noticeably increased for consumers. Overall, there was a year-to-year increase of about 6%, which Americans felt in their wallets." She also shared tips for consumer looking to slash their grocery budget.

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02.16.21 - In an interview with LivestrongElizabeth Klingbeil, assistant professor in the College of Health & Wellness, noted "When you exercise, you make microscopic tears in your muscle fibers that need to be repaired. Your body uses amino acids to create muscle cells, called myofibrils, which attach to the damaged muscles and not only heal the tiny tears, but also increase the muscle size and overall amount of muscle tissue." Read more.

02.04.21 - JWU's Cannabbis Entrepreneurship degree program is the first program of its kind in the Northeast. In a conversation with Magnus Thorsson, associate professor in the College of Business, NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz explored the development of the program and the positive reaction from students and members of the general public. Watch now.

01.22.21 - Ahead of Friday's Mega Millions drawing, Tim Howes, associate professor, graduate studies, College of Business, discused what lottery players should consider if they are fortunate enough to win the jackpot. Watch now.

01.22.21 - Providence Business News reviewed how some independent retailers are being impacted more than others as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kristen Regine, professor in the College of Business, told PBN: “If you haven’t invested in marketing, built a communications strategy, it’s going to be really difficult to recoup those lost sales and customers.” Read more.

01.21.21 - In an interview with Mashed, Elizabeth Klingbeil, assistant professor in the College of Health & Wellness, said: "Nowadays, although there are certain things that you need to look out for when choosing a frozen meal, there are plenty of very healthy frozen meal options that you can find at your local grocery.” Read more.

01.20.21 - Diane McCrohan, associate professor, chair, marketing department, College of Business, told TODAY NBC: "As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, grocery prices noticeably increased for consumers. Overall, there was a year-to-year increase of about 6%, which Americans felt in their wallets." Read more.

01.11.21 - Despite a sluggish economy, Kristen Regine tells NBC 10 Consumer Advocate Emily Volz that holiday sales remain strong. Watch now.

11.26.20 Diane McCrohan tells The Public’s Radio (RI NPR) that while big-box stores like Walmart and Kohl’s can expect a roughly five percent increase in revenue from holiday sales this year, which will help these chains make up for their lower sales last spring, it is harder to predict how smaller retailers will fare this holiday season. Read more.