When kids are in school, it's important they eat right. Proper nutrition fuels their bodies and minds when they're learning. UTSA and University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) researchers have received a five-year, $3.1 million federal grant to study local obesity prevention efforts. The UTSA researchers will focus on evaluating Head Start program "¡Míranos! Look at Us, We are Healthy!" ¡Míranos! is a multifaceted obesity intervention program meant to promote healthy growth in preschool-aged children enrolled at Head Start Centers.
Food; Health; Nutrition; School and Community-based Obesity Interventions for Minorities
Child Malnutrition; Health Disparities; Reproductive Health of Women
Dietary Supplements; Elderly Nutrition; Food and Nutrition; Heart Disease Prevention with Phytochemical Compounds in Food; Heart Disease, Atherosclerosis and Oxidative Stress