Parent and Children Chats Focusing on Weight Links to Increased Risk for Unhealthy Eating


According to a study published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, parent and child conversations that delve on weight and size are linked with an increased risk for unhealthy weight-control behaviors.

The University of Minnesota research team learned that overweight teens whose folks occupied in conversations that focused only on healthful eating were less likely to forego unhealthy dieting.


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Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.




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Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship


Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship

Bill Drayton, Ashoka founder, coined the phrase “social entrepreneur” instead of almost naming it as “public service entrepreneur”. He strongly encourages empathy especially through the education sector, and explains why having that trait is more important than ever now.




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