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UNC-Chapel Hill Receives Funding to Improve Obesity Prevention for Families Receiving Government Assistance

  A new partnership with NC State aims to bring more strategic obesity prevention services to those with a limited budget in underserved communities. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been chosen to house one of four new Regional …

iStock-forks1-280 New research center will explore ways to encourage healthy food choices

A new center will combine the expertise of researchers at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University to develop strategies to promote healthy food choices, particularly among the 50 million Americans receiving federal food bene …

Source: The Healthy Home Economist Would you eat that doughnut if you knew you had to walk two miles to burn it off?

Source: The Healthy Home Economist The National Institutes of Health recently awarded UNC researchers from the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health more than $2 million to study the effects of physical activity food labeling on consumer f …