Posts Tagged ‘ Obesity ’

95% of what we perceive as hunger is thirst

November 2, 2017
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Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:04:28 -0400 From: “John Dykers M.D.” Subject: Hunger conversation and action 95% of what we perceive as hunger is thirst. Hunger is a temporary phenomenon that passes in a couple of hours. Our foods are so easy to ...

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No government direction is going to help the challenge of overeating

December 20, 2014
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Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:58:41 -0400 From: Laurie Sue Bakay Subject: Improved relationship with food Hi All, After reading the posts about obesity, diabetes, etc thought I would chime in. It has been my experience, as a yo yo dieter for many many years that weight loss diets don’t work for a simple reason- there is a strong

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The role of government in obesity prevention

October 28, 2014
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Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:23:55 +0000 From: lexiewolf Subject: The_role_of_government_in_obesity_prevention?= Overweight and obesity results from our genetics combined with the daily choices we make about what to eat and how much to move our bodies. However, these choices are heavily influenced by our environments – the places we live, work, study and play. It is not easy to

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Kathy Hotelling, Ph.D. wants a Obesity Coordinator position in Chatham County

October 15, 2014
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Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:08:07 -0400 From: “Kathy Hotelling” Subject: Misinformation I would like to add facts to the repeated comments about the Obesity Coordinator position in Chatham County. North Carolina is ranked 37th in obesity in the country. Chatham County ranks 80th out of 100 counties. Why is this important? Obesity is one of

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Urban Form Affects Physical Activity Levels

September 18, 2014
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Urban Form Affects Physical Activity Levels

This infographic from Active Living Research demonstrates how profoundly community design impacts how physically active people are. Bike lanes encourage more biking, dense development, sidewalks and greenways encourage more walking, and parks enco...

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Overeaters Anonymous meet every Friday at 6 pm at the Pittsboro United Methodist Church

September 13, 2014
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Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:26:33 -0400 From: Jan Ross Subject: Overeaters Anonymous Pittsboro If the posts on obesity or healthy living have caught your attention, consider trying the local meeting of Overeaters Anonymous. If you have a problem following healthy eating habits or weight management then OA could help you! Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step method to assist

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What does a Sustainable Communities Director do for $180K a year? How about an Obesity coordinator?

June 18, 2013
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Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 09:32:42 -0400 (EDT) From: deloispopp Subject: Obesity coordinator Does anyone besides myself wonder what an obesity coordinator would do??   What are qualifications for such a position? What is the yearly salary of an obesity coordinator ??   (It is ironic to me that we would need an Obesity Coordinator when we are being told

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Boring Playgrounds Linked to Sedentary Kids

January 2, 2013
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Boring Playgrounds Linked to Sedentary Kids

By Kerry GrensNEW YORK | Wed Jan 4, 2012 9:22am EST(Reuters Health) - Potential playground hazards, a focus on classroom learning, and boring play equipment have children spending too little time being physically active at daycare, according ...

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