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University of California researchers and physicians discuss the latest in obesity research and offer guidance on prevention and treatment strategies.

Obesity Research and Prevention (Audio) UCTV

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University of California researchers and physicians discuss the latest in obesity research and offer guidance on prevention and treatment strategies.

    Connecting the Dots: Linking Food Systems Locally and Globally - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity Stress and Obesity 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    Connecting the Dots: Linking Food Systems Locally and Globally - Hunger for Change: Food Insecurity Stress and Obesity 2017 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    Four leaders in food policy and law discuss troubling trends of food insecurity, poor diet, chronic disease and obesity along with novel strategies that can be implemented locally and globally. Panelists: Kelly Brownell, Duke University; Laura Schmidt, UCSF; Allison Korn, UCLA; Breanna Hawkins, LA Food Policy Council. Moderated by Emilie Aguirre, Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA Law.

    Series: "UCSF Consortium for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 33241]

    • 35 min
    From Fat-Free Diet to Weight Gain

    From Fat-Free Diet to Weight Gain

    Katie Ferraro, registered dietitian at the UCSF School of Nursing, discusses the consequences of fat-free trends. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34446]

    • 1 min
    UCSF's New Food Industry Documents Archive Part 1

    UCSF's New Food Industry Documents Archive Part 1

    The UCSF Industry Documents Library (IDL) now includes the Food Industry Documents Archive, a brand new collection of over 30,000 documents related to the food industry and its impact on public health. Find out more about these documents that highlight marketing, research, and policy strategies used by food companies and trade groups, and reveal the communications and connections between industry, academic, and regulatory organizations. Part 1. Series: "Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34103]

    • 1 hr 28 min
    UCSF's New Food Industry Documents Archive Part 2

    UCSF's New Food Industry Documents Archive Part 2

    The UCSF Industry Documents Library (IDL) now includes the Food Industry Documents Archive, a brand new collection of over 30,000 documents related to the food industry and its impact on public health. Find out more about these documents that highlight marketing, research, and policy strategies used by food companies and trade groups, and reveal the communications and connections between industry, academic, and regulatory organizations. Part 2. Series: "Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34389]

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Stress and Obesity - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    Stress and Obesity - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    Barbara Laraia, PhD, UC Berkeley, reveals why neighborhoods and stress have a major impact on obesity and pregnancy. Series: "UCSF Consortium for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34083]

    • 9 min
    The Obesogens: What You Need to Know - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    The Obesogens: What You Need to Know - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium

    Bruce Blumberg, PhD, UC Irvine Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology and leader in the field of "obesogens," discusses the role of exposures that disrupt our endocrine systems in the obesity epidemic. Obesogens are a chemicals that can interfere with hormones and can cause weight gain. Series: "UCSF Consortium for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34085]

    • 20 min

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