New Findings Suggest Community Gardening Boosts More Than Nutrition


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According to a team of researchers at the University of Utah, people who take on community gardening have a lower body mass index (BMI) as well as offer a variety of social benefits to the residents of the community.

The study starts to provide insight on the benefits of the choices individuals and families make about their eating and physical activities. The findings are published online in the American Journal of Public Health.

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Programs that clear slums and renew or rehabilitate old housing and other structures in blighted and depressed sections of the community in order to provide a safe, sanitary and pleasant place for people to live and work and to attract private investment in business and industry. Brownfields Redevelopment; Community Revitalization; Model Cities; Slum Clearance; Urban Homesteading; Urban Redevelopment; Urban Renewal; Urban Revitalization




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Google+ and Mashable Holds First Charity Hangout-a-thon


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Mashable  is teaming up with Google+ for its first-ever Hangout-a-thon on Dec. 3 for Giving Tuesday. The Hangout-a-thon is a phoneathon for the connected generation of the 21st century, which features 12 hours of captivating guests sharing updates on some of the most disruptive nonprofits working today.




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