Tag: obesity

Maintaining healthy habits is hard for Gen Z

An informal survey at the University of La Verne main campus revealed that 12 out of 20 students try to prioritize healthy eating in their day to day lives, though many said this was a difficult task for a college student.

Senior theses study student obesity

Sarah Dunn, assistant professor of kinesiology, led a presentation about the harmful effects of obesity in college students Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Senior project tackles childhood obesity

The increasing childhood obesity epidemic was the impetus for communications major Cheryl Regan’s senior project.

Don’t be fooled by fast food

It seems like fat America is becoming increasingly aware of the unhealthy effect junk food has on society. Michelle Obama has taken on childhood obesity, Jamie Oliver just launched his “Food Revolution” show on ABC and KFC just eliminated bread from one its sandwiches.

Being healthy has its benefits

Since the public option seems more and more likely to be included in a healthcare reform bill, an important part that might be overshadoweded is preventative health.

TV can lead to ADHD, Alzheimer’s, study finds

Spending as little as one hour in front of the television everyday can cause negative physiological changes in brain activity like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and Alzheimer’s disease in adults, according to a report in the British journal Biologist last month.

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