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Building an Exercise Toolbox for Your Patients or Clients with Obesity – Workshop #2

This 2 ¾ hour in-person course is the first of a four-part series that presents current evidence-based approaches pertaining to the benefits and application strategies of physical activity and exercise for the management of obesity and its comorbidities. This course is appropriate for clinical and community-based allied health and fitness professionals who work with adults with different levels of
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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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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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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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Building an Exercise Toolbox for Your Patients or Clients with Obesity

This 2 ¾ hour in-person course is the first of a four-part series that presents current evidence-based approaches pertaining to the benefits and application strategies of physical activity and exercise for the management of obesity and its comorbidities. This course is appropriate for clinical and community-based allied health and fitness professionals who work with adults with different levels of
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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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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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