“Joyce often says she loves her job and it’s so true,” says Oregon Department of Education Assistant Superintendent Sarah Drinkwater. “Coming from her background as a dietitian, she brings medical, educational, and community partnership aspects as her foundation, and this is how she likes to conduct her work. She and her team partner with many entities, and she puts a great amount of time and effort into the development of each relationship.”
The Food Hero social marketing campaign is an effective way to help low-income families eat more nutritious meals through fast, tasty, affordable and healthy recipes, two new research studies from Oregon State University have found.
College of Public Health and Human Sciences alumna Jenny Jackson, PhD ’15, has received the 2015 Student Leader Award from Oregon State University for her contributions to students, the community and Oregon.
Athletes seeking a healthy performance weight should eat high fiber, low-fat food balanced with their training regimen in order to maintain muscle while still burning fat, according to a report by an Oregon State University researcher.
Oregon State University has received a grant of nearly $5 million to develop an obesity prevention and healthy lifestyle program for teenagers. Unlike many programs that focus on treatment of children already at risk of obesity, this new program will aim at active high school-age teens involved in 4-H soccer programs in Oregon.
“Losing as little as 3%-5% of our weight can improve our health significantly” says professor Melinda Manore who studies the impact of nutrition and exercise on total body health.