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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 …

PRC Logo HPDP receives receives $3.75 million to conduct prevention research

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention continues to bring essential health promotion resources to underserved areas of North Carolina with an initial focus on heart disease in Hertford County (Chapel Hill, N.C.—Oct. 1, 2014) The Center …