Tag Archives: obesity

Students aim to prevent childhood obesity

A Fresno State child family and consumer science independent study class is using a program to focus on nutrition, physical activity and wellness to prevent childhood obesity in Hispanic families.   The program, Abriendo Caminos, which translate into Opening Pathways, ...

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Jaime Oliver Mobile Kitchen in Fresno

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Letters to the Editor, 11-28-11

Letters to the Editor include the topics of smoking on campus and the continuing increases in student tuition.

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Students make impact at health awareness fair

Fresno State public health student hosted a health fair on Tuesday, Nov. 15 that aimed to raise awareness of common health issues among students.

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Soda vs. health

A recent study published by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the California Center for Public Health Advocacy suggests that a high rate of soda consumption in California may be contributing to rising obesity rates.

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Diet soda may not be the best alternative

While sugary sodas have become the focus of negative attention, diet sodas have risk factors as well.

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WEB-SPE@K: Are soft drinks to blame for obesity?

Are soft drinks to blame for an obese America?

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Counting calories

California legislature last month approved a law stating that fast food restaurants with more than 20 locations are required to post the number of calories for items on their menu.

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No sweets before veggies

The truth is, there is considerable evidence that we really do need saving from ourselves.

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Obesity center gets new location

When the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROPP) began three years ago it was difficult for it to gain access to make positive changes in the community, but thanks to partnerships with Fresno State, six health departments and community-based organizations, the program has a new home and a new start.

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Fat chance

I'M FAT. Local news stations like reminding me. I'm not alone, either. News of every flavor reminds me that it's an epidemic. That means you have it, too, or you will.

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