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MIL-OSI USA: Food Ads Targeting Black and Hispanic Youth Almost Exclusively Promote Unhealthy Products

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, DJF, English, Hartford Campus, Health, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, obesity research, Open Source Intel, Research, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Food Ads Targeting Black and Hispanic Youth Almost Exclusively Promote Unhealthy Products

Source: US State of Connecticut Food companies target Hispanic and black youth with advertisements almost exclusively for fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and unhealthy snacks, according to a new report by the University of Connecticut, Drexel University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center. Those unhealthy foods represented 86 percent of food advertising spent […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Climate Change: It (Doesn’t Have to Be) What’s for Dinner

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Budget, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economics, Economy, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Video, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Climate Change: It (Doesn’t Have to Be) What’s for Dinner

Source: US State of Connecticut A recent study led by researchers at UConn suggests that if Americans directed their food purchases away from meats and other animal proteins, they could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The complex industrial supply chain that produces food generates an estimated 16 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2013, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Resolution to Thwart Climate Change? Here are 8 Steps You Can Take

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Community Impact, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Health, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, NATO, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, School of Engineering, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Resolution to Thwart Climate Change? Here are 8 Steps You Can Take

Source: US State of Connecticut Now that the New Year’s Eve party is over, it’s time to lay off the balloons and glitter – both are scourges to the environment. UConn faculty members make the case for those and other personal lifestyle changes that can help protect the environment for future generations. Skip the balloons, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: UConn in the Conversation

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Asia, Asia Pacific, Bitcoin, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Community Impact, CTF, Culture, Cyclone, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Fisheries, Gaming, gun control, Health, Internet Communications Technology, KB, Korea, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, north korea, Open Source Intel, Research, Russia, School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Fine Arts, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, Social Media, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: UConn in the Conversation

Source: US State of Connecticut In print, online, and on air, UConn faculty inform the public dialogue about major issues of the day. Through media coverage, the UConn community is able to share research, expertise, and opinions. UConn Today publishes the  coverage each morning. And readers see it. People visited the site more than 1.3 […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Favoring Female Flowers in Hemp Horticulture

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Science, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Women in STEM  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Favoring Female Flowers in Hemp Horticulture

Source: US State of Connecticut A UConn plant science professor working with hemp plants has developed a way to maximize the production of female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male flowers. Cannabis sativa (commonly called hemp) is continuing to make news, as the therapeutic importance of compounds produced by the plant […]

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MIL-OSI USA: New Dean Named to College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

By   /  December 8, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Campus Life, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, CTF, Culture, DJF, English, Environment, Fisheries, Health, India, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, The University, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: New Dean Named to College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

Source: US State of Connecticut Indrajeet Chaubey, formerly of Purdue University, has been named dean of the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. Indrajeet Chaubey, who has enjoyed a distinguished career in teaching, research, and administration, has been named the new dean of UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources. He will also […]

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MIL-OSI USA: The Fight for Physical Literacy

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, Budget, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Health, Humanities & Social Sciences, KB, kinesiology, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Research, social sciences, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: The Fight for Physical Literacy

Source: US State of Connecticut Spend any amount of time around kids and it quickly becomes evident that they need to move. Running, jumping, and dancing are not just outlets for the limitless childhood energy we wish we could bottle up and use as adults – they are another form of literacy, says Lindsay DiStefano, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, AM-NC, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Crude, CTF, DJF, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fisheries, Gas, Health, Justice, KB, law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Oil, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Connecticut’s Marshes: Past, Present, and Uncertain Future

A troubling report issued recently by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that Earth is just two decades away from disastrously high levels of carbon in the atmosphere. As we approach those levels, there has been an increased focus on developing and using technology to sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Yet nature already has […]

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MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

By   /  November 16, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, Graduate School, Hartford Campus, Health, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, postdoctoral fellows, Public Policy, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: At School Lunch, Healthier Options are Overlooked When Juice is Available

Source: US State of Connecticut High school students are less likely to opt for milk, whole fruit, or water when fruit juice is available as part of the school lunch program, which may decrease the nutritional value of what they are consuming, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, AM-NC, america, Americas, College of Agriculture Health and Natural Resources, Community Impact, CTF, DJF, English, Health, KB, kinesiology, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Republic of Korea, Research, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: 5 Takeaways on Exercise Guidelines by Age

Several years ago, the University of Connecticut’s Linda Pescatello, and 16 other top researchers throughout the nation, agreed to review and expand existing physical activity guidelines for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The resulting second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans updates the 2008 edition. The guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations for adults and […]

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