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.
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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.
The increasing childhood obesity epidemic was the impetus for communications major Cheryl Regan’s senior project.
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.
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.
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.
When my daughter started first grade this September there was so much to do to prepare.
With her big blue eyes sparkling, an adorable little girl looks up from her car seat and says, “Mom will you buy me some diabetes?”
Thomas Herrion was all over the place on the night of Aug. 20. He was surprisingly quick, throwing key blocks and fighting for a roster spot on the San Francisco 49ers in a preseason game.
She is out of breath. Sweat beads her forehead. She stops running and holds her chest with a small, pudgy hand. Her 8-year-old heart is working too hard for her unexercised body. The fact that she weighs close to 100 lbs. does not work to her favor either. She is not alone.