Facebook affects our obesity, right? Interesting research here by Boston Children’s Hospital scientists posted in PLoS One about geographic obesity research based on social media.
Check out this story featured by the National Collaborative on Childhood Education Research today for this month’s spotlight. It’s about aiding states with their obesity prevention struggles.
It does, according to several UGA professors who conducted a study recently. I published this piece in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) blog called Obesity Panacea. They have great posts about the world of obesity research, and I thought this made a nice fit.
UGA’s Biggest Loser contest — It’s not about what you lose but what you gain. This year’s group drew more than 70 participants.
Participants will be asked to participate in a focus group and will be asked questions regarding one’s barriers and benefits to physical activity, proper nutrition, and weight management.
Well, that’s no surprise, really. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for 2012 shows that Boulder residents are the least likely to be obese — for the third consecutive year. It was 12.5 percent in 2012. Those around Mission, Texas, are the most likely to be obese, at 38.5 percent. As Gallup points out, adult obesity rates … More ›
Check out this awesome explanation about the facts and figures associated with obesity. The American Public Health Association held a contest for National Public Health week, and this year’s theme was “Public Health is ROI – Save Lives, Save Money.”
This is post 5 of 5 regarding the 75th Annual Global Education Forum at the University of Georgia on April 2. One poster evaluated afterschool programs in Florida schools, which could become a model for Georgia schools.
This is post 4 of 5 regarding the 75th Annual Global Education Forum at the University of Georgia on April 2. One poster investigated food insecurity for UGA students and what options are available for groceries in Athens.
This is post 3 of 5 regarding the 75th Annual Global Education Forum at the University of Georgia on April 2. One poster featured positive thinking to encourage physical activity in children in the future.