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Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Sprouts is currently looking for teachers and center-based child care providers who work with children ages 4-6 years and have at least 3 years of experience to review the Sprouts curriculum online and complete a 1-1.5 hour phone interview with us to provide feedback. Contact: Ashley Neef | Email: neef2@illinois.edu | Phone: 217-300-6636 More information can be found here
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Happy meal times may equal healthy choices for kids. Family Resiliency Center research lead by Jaclyn Saltzman is featured on West Virginia’s WDTV5Q News.
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Happy meal times may equal healthy choices for kids. Family Resiliency Center research lead by Jaclyn Saltzman is featured on West Virginia’s WDTV5Q News.
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Champaign-Urbana's Online Magazine, C-U Politely features an inside look at Family Resiliency Center researcher Dr. Naiman Khan. Dr. Khan's research through the Body Composition and Nutritional Neuroscience laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is will contribute to the FRC's STRONG Kids project, a longitudinal research project studying the relationship between biology and environment in an effort to prevent and combat childhood obesity.
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
Family Resiliency Center researcher Jaclyn Saltzman featured on WFMX-TV news report discussing new research suggesting if parents can create a positive environment at mealtime, children reap the health benefits. Jaclyn Saltzman, MPH University of Illinois Family Resiliency Center, and her colleagues studied the habits of 75 families with 3 year olds. "Families that had a more positive mealtime emotional climate also had children who ate about one more serving of healthy food," Saltzman said.

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