Insights into Landmark Calorie Declines in the U.S. Food Marketplace

The final NCCOR Connect & Explore Webinar of 2014 provided an in-depth look at the findings and groundbreaking methods from the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation evaluation conducted by the University of North Carolina (UNC). The webinar featured insights from principal investigator Dr. Shu Wen Ng, who co-directs UNC’s Food Research Program with Dr. Barry Popkin. This installment of Connect & Explore also included details on a R01 funding opportunity from the National Institutes of Health to identify both novel risk factors in early childhood that influence obesity and measurement gaps relevant to understanding the development of obesity in children.

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