For Participants and Partners

We would like to thank all participants in the Project EAT studies for their continued participation over the years. The success of Project EAT would not have been possible without the participants, who have made important contributions to scientific knowledge and public health interventions through their participation.


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Thank you for being part of the Project EAT study!

  • Did you receive an invitation to participate in the EAT Study’s Spring 2020 Survey? We are inviting participants who completed their first EAT survey during the 2009-2010 school year at a Minnesota middle school or high school to be part of the latest survey. If you received an invitation and want to learn more about the spring survey, please visit the survey website at or contact us directly by phone or email.
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Below are links to current and past PDFs of Project EAT newsletters.

“I’m, Like, SO Fat!”: Helping Your Teen Make Healthy Choices about Eating and Exercise in a Weight-Obsessed World

Blending her experience as the mother of four children with results from the Project EAT survey of nearly 5,000 teens, Dr. Diane Neumark-Sztainer shows you how to respond constructively to “fat talk,” counteract negative media messages, and give your kids the straight story about nutrition and calories, the dangers of dieting, and eating right when they’re away from home. Full of examples illustrating the challenges teens face today, this upbeat and insightful book is packed with great ideas that will help kids everywhere feel better about their looks and make healthier choices about eating and exercise.

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