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Oh, SNAP – A Food Fight to Open Nutrition 2018

This article was first published on the ConscienHealth on June 10, 2018 by Leah Whigham PhD, FTOS http://conscienhealth.org/2018/06/oh-snap-a-food-fight-to-open-nutrition-2018/ Marlene Schwartz did a fine job summarizing the main issues. Feasibility Foods come in so many forms and no one agrees on how to define “healthy.” Yet programs like WIC do it and there are technology advances
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Anti-Obesity Partnerships Beyond the Usual Suspects

This article was first published on the ConscienHealth website on May 6, 2018 by Leah Whigham PhD, FTOS http://conscienhealth.org/2018/05/anti-obesity-partnerships-beyond-the-usual-suspects/ The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) held its annual summit – Innovating a Healthier Future – last week in Washington, DC. PHA came to life in 2010 as an offshoot of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. The mission is to
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A Taste for Health at Nutrition 2018

This article was first published on the ConscienHealth website on June 10, 2018 by Leah Whigham PhD, FTOS http://conscienhealth.org/2018/06/a-taste-for-health-at-nutrition-2018/ People won’t eat what they don’t like. So if we want them to eat healthy food, it must taste good. Of course, nothing is simple about making the healthiest food taste good to most people people. We are driven
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Health, Air Quality Study Seeks Pollution Solutions

This article was first published on the UTEP website on May 03, 2018 https://www.utep.edu/newsfeed/campus/health,-air-quality-study-seeks-pollution-solutions.html By Daniel Perez UTEP Communications The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) promotes healthy eating and active lifestyles, but it also engages in interdisciplinary research with The University of Texas at El Paso and dozens of other groups to
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2018 HEAL Hero Recipient: La Semilla Food Center

  The Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 HEAL Hero award is La Semilla Food Center. La Semilla is a 501(c)3 non profit organization dedicated to fostering a healthy, self-reliant, fair, and sustainable food system in the Paso del Norte region of Southern New
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HEAL Unite 2018: April 14, 2018

HEAL Unite is a FREE Open House and Wellness Fair led annually by the Institute for Healthy Living (IHL) at UTEP as part of HEAL Week break Open to the Public! break Saturday, April 14, 2018 3:00 p.m.-6 p.m. Where: UTEP Health Sciences and Nursing Building, 1851 Wiggins Way, El Paso, TX 79968 What: Ask the
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HEAL U 2018: April 13 & 14, 2018

Research Symposium Friday, April 13, 2018 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: UTEP Health Sciences and Nursing Building, 2nd floor What: Experts in nutrition, physical activity, and obesity will present cutting-edge research How: No registration is required and the event is free Click HERE to see the detailed agenda and HERE to download the flyer break Student Poster Presentation
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Juegos Activos: Taller el 17 de abril, 2018

The Institute for Healthy Living at UTEP is sponsoring a workshop for all HEAL and IGNITE partners of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation as well as other organizations, schools or programs who work directly with children and teens. (Download flyer) Attendees will learn how to improve the focus of their students/participants by using short
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