Eating solid food early sets marmosets on path to obesity

April 10, 2013

aby marmoset monkeys that began eating solid food earlier than their peers were significantly more likely to be obese at 1 year of age, scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute found.

Summit Highlights Progress in Reducing Obesity among Latino Children

September 12, 2011

Investigators from across the nation will unveil progress in their efforts to reduce Latino childhood obesity and improve Latino nutrition, fitness, and healthy lifestyles during Texas Obesity Awareness Week at the 3rd Annual Salud America! Scientific Summit on Sept. 15-16, 2011, at the Hotel Contessa in San Antonio.

In Muevete USA, student nurses combat childhood obesity

July 27, 2011

In two primarily Hispanic neighborhoods, Rosalinda Barrientos and other students from the UT Health Science Center School of Nursing asked children the question, “What does ‘healthy’ mean to you?”