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How do we feel in between meals? Two pressing challenges in the United States and increasingly much of the world are obesity and food insecurity. Both issues are complex. To have a better grasp here are three pieces that we think are worth your time:

HEALTHY HABITS LINKED TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN CHINA
(3 minute read)
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers identify obesity-related paradoxes among Chinese youth.
USC US-China Institute | 11 July 2011
http://china.usc.edu/%E2%80%9Chealthy%E2%80%9D-habits-linked-childhood-obesity-china

Bonus: Link to scholarly article:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Donna_Spruijt-Metz/publication/51757971_Correlates_of_Overweight_Status_in_Chinese_Youth_An_East-West_Paradox/links/0912f50ca6044df60a000000.pdf

WHEN COLLEGE STUDENTS NEED FOOD PANTRIES MORE THAN TEXTBOOKS
(5 minute read)
Universities are discovering that keeping low-income students in school takes more than financial aid.
Emily Deruy | The Atlantic | 9 July 2016
https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/07/when-college-students-need-food-pantries-more-than-textbooks/490607/

THE EXTRAORDINARY SCIENCE OF ADDICTIVE JUNK FOOD
(48 minute read)
It was time, he and a handful of others felt, to warn the C.E.O.’s that their companies may have gone too far in creating and marketing products that posed the greatest health concerns.
Michael Moss | New York Times | 20 February 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html?pagewanted=all

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chris eberhardt

co-founder of boundariesandcrossings.org
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