“We found that the problems didn’t go away after adolescence, so it’s not like this is just an adolescence thing,” said Dr. Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, a University of Minnesota Professor and the lead author of the study, called Project EAT.
— KARE11 6/22/18
— Medical Xpress 6/22/18
— American Journal of Preventive Medicine available online 21 June 2018
— Research Brief, UMN News & Events 6/21/18
… that may not be beneficial for overall health,” said lead investigator Dr. Dianne Neumark-Sztainer …
—New Zealand Herald 6/21/18
More than one-third of American adults have obesity, which is often caused by low physical activity and unhealthy eating habits. Poor physical activity and diet are also implicated in the development of serious chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and some forms of cancer. Now, School of Public Health (SPH) research reveals one path to preventing those conditions may be through yoga, which a new study shows is linked to healthy activity levels and eating in young adults. —Read more here: SPH Research News 5/30/18
The diet guru once traveled the globe and helped to establish a whole field, but a small and growing contingency takes different lessons from his tenure.
By Nick Wicker, Minnesota Daily 5/16/18.
Associate Professor Rachel Widome led the survey, which found that 27 percent of participants had experienced food insecurity.
—Read more here.
Some large chains started putting calorie information on their menus at that time, but it’s now required. The question is: Does seeing the calorie count actually change what we order? “The research shows that for most people, no,” Lisa Harnack, a nutritional epidemiologist with the University of Minnesota … CBS News 5/9/18; Good Questions, WCCO 4 News 5/7/18,
The answer, according to a researcher from the University of Minnesota, is a resounding yes. Jerica Berge, a professor in the U’s Family Medicine and Community Health Department, has been immersed in research about family meals for years. “Most research has shown, the more the better,” she said … read more: StarTribune 4/25/18.
University of Minnesota experts at the School of Public Health Simone French, Jamie Stang, and Mary Christoph give insight into new avenues of obesity prevention, maternal transmission of obesity and chronic disease risk, and the use of nutrition labels to encourage healthier eating. Simone French …
—Read more at UMN News 4/13/18.
Research from MnOPT postdoctoral fellow Megan Winkler shows that people who work nonstandard work schedules are at increased risk for poor sleep, depression, substance use, and other health issues.
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