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Can increasing exercise/physical activity be used as a strategy to improve dietary intake and weight loss?

Though it is well recognized that obesity results from a complex and multifactorial etiology, dietary intake plays a central and essential role in its development – one cannot become obese without eating. Certain dietary patterns have been associated with greater risk for weight gain and metabolic disease, but much less is known about how dietary intake changes through the process of becoming physically active or how... more »

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Is there a correlation between different transit mode use and bmi?

Goal: To determine whether transit mode choice and travel time is associated with bmi and health status
Identify 3 neighborhoods with similar avg incomes, but different transport options
Select a random sample of households from each neighborhood.
One adult provides info on transit choice, travel time, destination distance, bmi and health status.
Expected outcome: Among similar income levels, adults who drive less have... more »

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