Many-school-personnel-score-low-grades-on-diet

Many school personnel score low grades on diet

Food Environment Research Special Community Engagement Projects

Published: November 16, 2009

Many school personnel score low grades on diet Healthscaping – Issue 5 November 16, 2009 Elementary school personnel in Jefferson Parish have poor diets and high rates of overweight and obesity, according to results from the ACTION Worksite Wellness Trial, a study led by Dr. Larry Webber, who is affiliated with the Prevention Research Center at Tulane University. Roughly 6.7 million school personnel across the nation are responsible for educating children about healthy habits, but…

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Radio-contest-gives-New-Orleans-area-youth-a-chance-to-Be-Heard-on-physical-activity

Radio contest gives New Orleans area youth a chance to "Be Heard" on physical activity

Special Community Engagement Projects

Published: November 16, 2009

Radio contest gives New Orleans area youth a chance to “Be Heard” on physical activity Healthscaping – Issue 5 November 16, 2009 Recognizing the power of peer advice, the Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Tulane University launched a radio contest to pass the mike from adults to youth to give them a chance to "Be Heard" on the topic of physical activity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 25.6 percent of…

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IOM Panel - Local Actions to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Policy & Education

Published: November 16, 2009

Fitting New Orleans – Issue 5 Dear Colleagues, The extensive media coverage on swine flu seems to have crowded out news about an even more lethal epidemic – obesity. While the most recent high-end estimate of mortality due to the H1N1 virus is striking (6,100 deaths for the period between April and mid-October of 2009), it is dwarfed by the number of deaths due to poor diet and physical activity, which was recently estimated at…

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Many-school-personnel-score-low-grades-on-diet

Many school personnel score low grades on diet

Food Environment Research

Published: November 16, 2009

Many school personnel score low grades on diet Fitting New Orleans – Issue 5 November 16, 2009 Elementary school personnel in Jefferson Parish have poor diets and high rates of overweight and obesity, according to results from the ACTION Worksite Wellness Trial, a study led by Dr. Larry Webber, who is affiliated with the Prevention Research Center at Tulane University. Roughly 6.7 million school personnel across the nation are responsible for educating children about healthy…

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Radio-contest-passes-health-promotion-mike-to-local-youth

Radio contest passes health promotion mike to local youth

Special Community Engagement Projects

Published: November 16, 2009

Radio contest passes health promotion mike to local youth Fitting New Orleans – Issue 5 November 16, 2009 Recognizing the power of peer advice, the Prevention Research Center (PRC) at Tulane University launched a radio contest to pass the mike from adults to youth to give them a chance to "Be Heard" on the topic of physical activity. According to the 2009 Louisiana State Health Report Card, only 25 percent of Louisiana high school students…

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