Tag: Childhood Obesity

NEDA Awareness Week | Strong, Not Skinny
Transformations

NEDA Awareness Week | Strong, Not Skinny

For three years, I destroyed my body in a pretentious search for confidence. Reflecting  on past attempts taken to attain peace with my self-image, I have come to realize the grave reality behind starving or over-working my body. However, before I realized how much I was hurting myself, nothing could […]

Spreading the Love Through Health and Fitness
Fitsporation

Spreading the Love Through Health and Fitness

As a Public Health Science major at the University of California, Irvine, I’ve come to learn that being healthy and fit boils down to much more than your appearance. Toned legs, chiseled abs, and buff biceps…just to name a few 😉 The healthy and fit lifestyle really does goes way […]

Childhood Obesity & School Lunches – Truth or Scapegoat?
Nutrition

Childhood Obesity & School Lunches – Truth or Scapegoat?

The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center has released an interesting study about childhood obesity. The study of 1,003 sixth graders showed that “children who are obese were more likely to consume school lunch ….”. This claim may be a bit misleading in an attempt to place blame on the schools, […]