Category: Volume 15

Costs of Sitting

by Volume 15, Number 10 It seems like sitting should be good for the human body. There is little risk of musculoskeletal injury with sitting, and little stress on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. However, study after study finds that…

100% Fruit Juice

by Volume 15, Number 8 The consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has long been associated with increased risk for obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other health problems. Because of this, many persons in the population assumed that “diet” beverages were…

Green Space

by Volume 15, Number 7 Many factors affect health outcomes, defined as both the quality and length of life. A widely cited model used by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in their…