Four in 10 parents live in a Chicago community area with limited grocery access, and they report more challenges to healthy eating for their children, such as time for sit-down family meals, cost of healthy foods, and convenience of fast food, accord...Expert Available
– Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Voices of Child Health in Chicago, July-2019
Exposure to common chemicals in plastics and canned foods may play a role in childhood obesity, according to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.
– Endocrine Society
Journal of the Endocrine Society Embargo expired on 25-Jul-2019 at 09:00 ET
As one of the four pillars of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences' Sports Medicine Research Institute, the Active Women's Health Initiative (AWHI) seeks to optimize health and promote physical activity and wellness for girls and wom...
– University of Kentucky
A new study from the University of Iowa published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues.
– University of Iowa
JAMA Network Open, July 24, 2019 Embargo expired on 24-Jul-2019 at 11:00 ET
The study is the first to show how meal timing affects 24-hour energy metabolism when food intake and meal frequency are matched.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
Obesity, 2019 Embargo expired on 24-Jul-2019 at 03:00 ET
Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later, according to a study published in the July 24, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American ...
– American Academy of Neurology (AAN)
Neurology® Embargo expired on 24-Jul-2019 at 16:00 ET
Introducing plant-based foods to a diet is a common-sense approach to healthy eating, but many people don’t like the taste of vegetables, bitter greens, in particular.
– University at Buffalo
An international team created a framework for how city planners and municipalities around the world can start to measure the mental health benefits of nature and incorporate those into plans and policies for cities and their residents.
– University of Washington