Think You Know the Causes of Rising Obesity in the US? Researchers Prove You Wrong


credit:

In a new analysis found in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, researchers have learned that everything you think you know about the causes of rising obesity in the U.S. might be wrong.

The researchers report that, contrary to popular belief, people are "exercising more today, have more leisure time and better access to fresh, affordable food – including fruits and vegetables – than they did in past decades." And while the disconcerting gaps that exist among various groups, most economic, educational, and racial or ethnic groups have seen their obesity levels rise at similar rates ever since the mid-1980s.

Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Research

Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect ductless glands. Addison's Diseases Research; Dwarfism Research; Thyroid Diseases Research




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Impact of Procurement Law on Social Enterprise

Impact of Procurement Law on Social Enterprise
Chris Brophy, partner at Capsticks Solicitors LLP, explains the impact does procurement law have on social...



Nonprofit Jobs in Utah

  Social Services Employment
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs