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Fight the Obesity Epidemic with SlimGenics

Obesity has become an epidemic. Nearly two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. 55% do not get enough physical activity. 26% are completely inactive. Only 25% eat the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. Over the last twenty years, here’s what has happened with our food consumption. Hamburgers are 23% larger, soft drinks have…

By Ewald Bahringer January 9, 2020 0

Obesity in the South

Music CAMILLE: The 10th annual Southern Obesity Summit provide the opportunity for people to get motivated to address obesity, to find resources and with tools that are offered during the sessions and then also to connect people for opportunities to work with each other at the community level UMAIR: As the Harris County Health Department…

By Ewald Bahringer January 7, 2020 1

The Forested Garden: What is a Food Forest?

– What is a food forest? Well, we’re all quite familiar with forest, and forest as an eco-system with great diversity of plants, animals, and fungi all harmonizing together and inter-reacting in many, many niches and layers. Designed by nature, maintained as a system in perfect balance. Well imagine that, as a system that produces…

By Ewald Bahringer December 31, 2019 0

Chula Vista Schools Fight Obesity

Ready, Set, Go! One, two, three. The kids at Chula Vista’s Kellogg Elementary School are just getting warmed up for all the activities at their year-end fitness fair. Look at your event pass, there are wonderful activities that you will participate in like the basketball shoot, the football throw, hurdles, hula hoop, the jump rope.…

By Ewald Bahringer December 23, 2019 0

Los Angeles County, California — Obesity

[music playing] [Dr. Jonathan Fielding] If you look at the biggest problems we have in Los Angeles County and in communities all around the country, it’s chronic disease. With obesity, it is our biggest epidemic. It threatens to have our children live shorter lives than we do for the first time in many generations. [Gwendolyn…

By Ewald Bahringer November 25, 2019 0