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Healthy food nearby eases urge to seek poorer choices
October 19, 2016

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

Rachel-Bailey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University research has found that the biological motivation to forage for food has implications for healthy eating interventions.

Study: We’re easily swayed by initial images of food
February 2, 2015

By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication

Rachel-Bailey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – If you’re having a tough time losing weight, you might consider how powerfully first impressions influence choices. According to a new Washington State University study, initial images of food in advertisements can determine the way we react.

Rock Doc: FDA considers changes to nutrition labels
April 22, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PetersPULLMAN, Wash. – While I have been dinking around for months trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds.

Rock Doc column: Rally troops to help battle bulge
November 26, 2013

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – We all know the basic medical facts: we should make healthy choices about what we eat and incorporate exercise into our busy lives. Most of the science of weight loss matches common sense. But it’s also true that more and more Americans are overweight or obese.

Reducing the risk, effects of diabetes discussed
September 8, 2009

RICHLAND — Learn how simple and deliberate lifestyle choices can make all the difference in your health at the Diabetes Education Seminar on Sept. 11 at WSU Tri-Cities.
 
The speaker is Dr. Hans Diehl, director of the Lifestyle Medicine Institute of Loma Linda, Calif., and founder of the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP), a research-based program that facilitates disease reversal by lowering blood cholesterol, triglyceride and blood sugar levels.
 
Adults and children with Type I or Type II diabetes, or who are pre-diabetic, are especially invited.
 
The seminar is at 7 p.m. in the Consolidated Information … » More …