Mothers who follow five healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in children

Children and adolescents whose mothers follow five healthy habits — eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, drinking alcohol in moderation, and not smoking — are 75 percent less likely to become obese when compared with children of mothers who did not follow any such habits, according to a new study.
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A mix of in-person and online learning may boost student performance, reduce anxiety

Before online learning existed, the traditional lecture was the only option for college courses. Students who skipped class risked missing valuable information. Researchers found that online content accompanied by weekly class meetings — a ‘blended’ course format — may improve performance in students at risk for failing. In addition, fewer students withdrew from the blended format class.
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Consumer food choices can help reduce greenhouse emissions contributing to climate change

Changes in diet have been proposed as a way to reduce carbon emissions from the food system. A new study provides the latest and most comprehensive estimate of greenhouse gas emissions generated by US consumer food purchases, and assesses how those choices could affect diet and climate change.
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