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Grant alert: Building evidence to prevent childhood obesity

From time to time I'm going to post information about grants that are related to obesity, children and schools, and walking and physical activity. In most cases, this would not be something we'd seek ourselves (we're not a non-profit), but I…

Does Corn Syrup equal Obesity?

According to a new study out of Princeton, rats who have access to high fructose corn syrup become obese. No surprise, right? But this is compared to rats who consumed equal caloric amounts of table sugar. Those rats fared fine. "This creates…

Health Supplements beautifully visualized

We do a lot of data visualization here on Walker Tracker, not the least of which is using maps to visualize data (oops! Not yet announced!). For this reason, I really love the work of David McCandless on informationisbeautiful.net. He takes…