Food, Nutrition & Access to Healthy Food (41)

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Healthy Farm-Union of Concerned Scientists Re-imagine U.S. Agriculture

Today it was reported that the level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached a new high of 400 parts per million. There will be renewed…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 May 10, 2013



Started by Marisel Brown

0 May 10, 2013

Agroecology as a climate change mitigation tactic

The website Sustainable Communities Collective is a go-to site for information concerning sustainability practices in a number of fields/se…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Oct 23, 2012

HFCS: It fattens, it fattens not, it fattens, it fattens not, it fattens................

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the new battle ground for the war of words between obesity prevention advocates and food processors.  A…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jun 30, 2012

NEJM Article: We are where we live, but we still don't know why

I've been teaching a community health class as part of a junior college health science program for the last four years.  In those four year…

Started by Cecil Verley

1 Nov 1, 2011
Reply by Fiona Hyde

Salt getting attention as troublesome additive in international food processing circles

It is difficult to determine if this industry is interested in a good faith effort in sodium reduction recommended in the Journal of Hypert…

Started by Estelle Menz

4 Sep 1, 2011
Reply by Estelle Menz

Are healthy food oases springing up in food deserts?

Although there has been criticism of First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to heighten awareness regarding the childhood obesity epidemic, w…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jul 23, 2011

Bidding farewell to the U.S. Food Pyramid

After millions of dollars to develop and promote the Food Pyramid, it is going the way of the plate. The Food Pyramid will be replaced by a…

Started by Estelle Menz

1 Jun 5, 2011
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

ARTICLE-Is Prevention a Fantasy or.......

This Medscape article focusses on clinical prevention versus population-based prevention this is the focus of most obesity prevention effor…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Mar 13, 2011

Study finds parents do not understand calories

The Dietary Alliance's study found that only 52% of respondents thought paying attention to calories is important to improving diet. Some r…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Mar 12, 2011


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