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Four in 10 Chicago Parents Live in a Community with Limited Grocery Access, Linked to More Challenges in Healthy Eating for Kids

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...

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– Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Voices of Child Health in Chicago, July-2019


Exposure to Common Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Childhood Obesity

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


Research Initiative Empowers Women to Be Active for a Lifetime

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


Waist Size Is a Forgotten Factor in Defining Obesity

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


Meal timing strategies appear to lower appetite and improve fat burning

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


Extra Weight in 60s May Be Linked to Brain Thinning Years Later

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


With bitter foods, what you eat determines what you like to eat

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

Chemical Senses


How to consider nature's impact on mental health in city plans

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

Science Advances

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