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Make Kids Grow Veggies to Encourage Healthy Eating - NDTV Food

Make Kids Grow Veggies to Encourage Healthy Eating - NDTV Food | Health | Scoop.it
This pilot study, conducted in the US, measured the change in vegetable selection and plate waste when school grown salad greens were incorporated in the cafeteria school lunch.

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Revealed: Britain's 10 most dangerous pedestrian crossings

Revealed: Britain's 10 most dangerous pedestrian crossings | Health | Scoop.it

Oxford Street in London saw the most pedestrian injuries of any road in Britain. Busy shopping districts in Liverpool, Nottingham and Glasgow also have now notorious crossings.


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ESRC's curator insight, June 3, 2015 4:13 AM

Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) which is now known as the UK Data Service (UKDS)

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Active by Design Summit

Active by Design Summit | Health | Scoop.it
Physical inactivity costs the UK economy approximately £20bn and leads to around 37,000 premature deaths a year.
The problem is vast, however we believe that design can be a catalyst for change. Good design can make active lifestyles more attractive and accessible, helping people to live fitter, healthier lives.
Come together with other designers, built environment professionals and public health specialists for this day of inspiring talks by expert speakers leading the way in the Active by Design revolution. 
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Switching to public transport or cycling/walking to get to work might help shed the pounds

Switching from driving to work to using public transport, walking, or cycling might help commuters shed weight within a couple of years, suggests research published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 


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ESRC's curator insight, May 8, 2015 3:08 AM

The findings discussed in this article were based on responses from the ESRC-funded British Household Panel Survey.

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Why It's So Hard to Deceive Children

Why It's So Hard to Deceive Children | Health | Scoop.it
Daily interactions require bargaining, be it for food, money or even making plans.

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ESRC's curator insight, September 8, 2014 4:55 AM

Article written by Emma Blakey, who receives funding from the ESRC.

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Green Cities, Happy Cities | Greater Good

Green Cities, Happy Cities | Greater Good | Health | Scoop.it
A research team at the University of Exeter's European Centre for Environment and Human Health used data from the British Household Panel Survey to follow more than 1,000 people who had moved within urban areas over ...
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