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UI research finds benefits of early ad education

UI research finds benefits of early ad education

By Yi Zhang

February 16, 2016


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by yi zhangstaff writerFood advertisements today bombard children on TV, in magazines and on the Internet. According to a study by a University professor, young childrens’ ability to understand the nutritional content behind advertisements plays a vital role in their education, especially in the face of American o...

Study Finds Rebates an Effective Way to Improve Health Among Low-Income People

Study Finds Rebates an Effective Way to Improve Health Among Low-Income People

By Samantha Jones Toal

November 1, 2015


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Ruopeng An, assistant professor of kinesiology and community health, conducted a study that found a cost-effective way to improve the dietary consumption of low-income people.The study was based on a USDA report of the Healthy Incentives Pilot (HIP). The pilot was a large-scale randomized trial conducted in...

‘Ten Minute Talks’ discusses healthy eating for finals

‘Ten Minute Talks’ discusses healthy eating for finals

By Taylor Lucero

December 11, 2014


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Students who have gotten into unhealthy eating habits can get the facts on their diet and how it affects their performance, specifically during finals week. The Center for Academic Resources in Engineering held a discussion event, “Ten Minute Talks,” on Wednesday night giving an overview of the i...