create a random control and intervention group. Intervention is healthful eating ( MyPlate), and activity (30 minutes of activity a day). Periodically measure biometrics and note if they are improved in those who are weight stable as well as those who lose weight. Theory- it is healthful behaviors that cause improvement in bio-metric measures of BP, BlGlu and cholesterol, not weight loss per se.
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There is insufficient knowledge about relationship-level factors in couples to adequately inform precision behavior change interventions. Existing interventions largely do not account for how the social environment contributes to lifestyle behaviors and that these behaviors are often done with others, or in response to our relationships (i.e., couples). The All of Us cohort presents a unique opportunity to survey cohort... more »
More than 90% of all job growth in the US from 2005-2015 occurred in “alternative work arrangements” (e.g., part-time or contract work). This has provided flexible employment opportunities, but negative effects on health. AoU could look at how contract and contingent workers cope with job insecurity, lack of health and retirement benefits, and absence of job safety policies and training, and how these affect mental health,... more »