NIH presentation about community-academic partnerships to address obesity among middle school students

March 18, 2014

On Thursday, March 20, Dr. Laura Bogart will be discussing the development and results of Students for Nutrition and eXercise (SNaX), a five-week middle school-based obesity prevention intervention that combines school-wide food environmental changes, multimedia, encouragement to eat healthy school cafeteria foods, and peer-led education. She will describe the formation and maintenance of the partnership […]

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Color-coded labels, healthier food

January 29, 2014

Using color-coded labels to mark healthier foods and then displaying them more prominently appears to have prompted customers to make more healthful long-term dining choices in their large hospital cafeteria, according to a report from Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). In the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (AJPM), the MGH research team noted that the […]

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