Project Eat Archives - School of Public Health

Adolescent Snacking Likely Contributes to Poor Diet, but is Not Related to Being Overweight

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New research from the School of Public Health shows snacking among U.S. adolescents is a risk factor for poor diet, but is not consistently related to being overweight. The study, conducted as part of the school’s Project EAT (Eating and Activity among Teens) research, was recently published in the Journal…

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Study Shows Food-insecure Mothers Use Different Parenting Strategies

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A recent study involving researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health found parenting practices related to eating and weight differ between food-secure and food-insecure mothers. The research was part of Minnesota’s Project EAT, conducted by Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, professor in the School of Public Health, and Katherine Bauer, assistant professor…

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