obesity-prevention

Weight Loss Strategies That Really Work!

March 09, 2013

Deborah Tate, PhD, with the UNC Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, spoke at one of the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute’s Appetite for Life Academy seminars and offered researched-backed, practical weight loss strategies: Tracking your food intake and weighing frequently are behaviors that along with diet and exercise support weight loss. Weight […]

Epigenetic transgenerational inheritance: Should obesity-prevention policies be reconsidered

March 18, 2011

Niculescu M.D.(2011)Epigenetic transgenerational inheritance: Should obesity-prevention policies be reconsidered?SynesisJ, 2, G18-26. Studies have shown that the nutrition of one generation can alter the epigenetics of DNA in subsequent generations. The increase in the obesity epidemic, especially in the US requires significant health care-related expenditures and negatively impacts the quality of life for many Americans. Obesity […]