Higher Physical Activity in Less-Educated People Linked to Unhealthy Diets


According to new research published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE, individuals with lower levels of education may eat larger amounts of unhealthy food than those with a higher education level, since they are more physically active.

The study finds that unhealthy diets are more associated with people of lower socioeconomic status, with physical activity linked to socioeconomic status and dietary habits. The study was conducted by Jonas Finger and colleagues at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany.

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Knowing When Good Is Not Good Enough


Knowing When Good Is Not Good Enough

An article co-authored by 1995 Echoing Green Fellow Katya Smyth reflects on the  piece “When Good Is Not Good Enough” (Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2013), [1991 Echoing Green Fellow] Bill Shore, Darell Hammond, and Amy Celep.


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