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Online games new marketing tool for unhealthy foods

UC Davis public health researchers have found that children, who are already saturated with television messages about unhealthy food choices, are the targets of a new medium used to sell high-fat, high-sugar foods: advergames.

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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Work conditions impact parents' food choices

Since most parents in the US are employed, there are competing demands on their time that can compromise food choices for themselves and their children. How parents cope with these demands and how work conditions are related ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Health
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Online nutrition courses: Fad or growing trend?

Most of us have heard of Phoenix, no, not the mystical bird or the capital of Arizona, but the online university. According to the Babson Survey Research Group, enrollment in online courses is growing faster than overall ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Health
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Carbohydrate claims can mislead consumers

Food manufacturers advertise a variety of foods on grocery store shelves by using nutrient claims on the front of packaging. A study in the September/October issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior evaluates ...

dateSep 07, 2010 in Health
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School-based interventions for obesity

Thanks to the Let's Move initiative, society is becoming more aware of alarming statistics like 1 in 4 children are obese and childhood obesity has nearly doubled over the past two decades! With this platform, nutrition ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Health
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