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New CE Course on Adult Obesity - Prevention and Treatment

by Susan Moyers, PhD, MPH, LD/N

Adult Obesity: Prevention & Treatment is a 2-hour online CE course for dietitians and nutritionists. Overweight and obesity constitute one of the nation’s ten leading health indicators with nearly two-thirds of adults in the United States now classified as either overweight or obese. 177 more words

Nutrition & Dietetics

Campaign Recap: Active Children are Healthy Children

Campaign Recap:

My campaign, “Active Children are Healthy Children” addresses the issues of childhood obesity and promotes increased physical activity through physical education programs and after school programs. 679 more words


Obesity Prevention= Social Media?

I found this article on how the use of social networking can actually prevent child obesity. It was rather surprising, at first, because one may think that sitting by your computer all day or being on your phone and refusing to be active will cause weight gain and eventually turn one obese. 48 more words



Twitter: @active_children

Facebook: Facebook page “Active Children are Healthy Children”

Blog: moonshine47.wordpress.com


Strengths and Weaknesses

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States and the fact that there are so many credible sources to show this problem and give information on it makes me feel that this is a strength that can help me meet my campaign goals. 148 more words


Twitterature Review

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States. My specific area of focus is California elementary schools and how they are preventing or not preventing the rising child obesity rates within this state. 1,314 more words