Freshman test bodies before disappearing in a FLASH

Currently, FLASH is working on the Freshmen Heart Health Study, which screens newly admitted freshmen from fall quarter and tests their cholesterol and glucose.

Cal Poly invites Michelle Obama to speak at local childhood obesity summit

STRIDE Director Ann McDermott invited Michelle Obama to speak at the Childhood Obesity Summit. Thanks largely to STRIDE’s efforts, SLO County already employs many of the methods Obama highlighted with Let’s Move, an initiative developed to reduce childhood obesity rates.

BLOG: Americans have flawed perception of health

Many Americans have an inaccurate perception of their health, considering themselves to be at a healthy weight when they’re not and denying that being obese or overweight is a health problem.

Nutrition Club tackles obesity issues

The Nutrition Club at Cal Poly is addressing rising concerns about obesity in America by developing programs, such as Pink and Dude Chefs, urging people to live a healthy lifestyle.