In addition to Community Engagement Tools, Lay Summaries of Research, Research Testimonials, and Community Resources, below are PowerPoint presentations prepared for educators which can be used in various settings courtesy of Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Please feel free to download and use these free presentations.
- Adult Health and Nutrition
- Adult Obesity
- Children's Health
- Diet Information
- Functional Foods
- Heart Disease
- Physical Activity Health
- Prenatal Nutrition
- Weight Control Programs
Adult Health and Nutrition
The following presentations provide information on adult health.
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The following presentations provide a multifaceted review of topics relating to obesity.
Some of the presentations provide obesity information for adults while others discuss
the burden of obesity on health, as well as the financial burden of obesity. Topics
also include: diet and exercise in relation to obesity, socioeconomic status and race
in relation to obesity, and options to treat obesity and its related complications.
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The following presentations provide information on children's health.
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The following presentations provide a multifaceted review of topics relating to diabetes.
Overviews of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and gestational diabetes
(diabetes developing during pregnancy) are discussed. In addition, complications associated
with both forms of diabetes are discussed along with measures to lower the risk for
these complications. The importance of monitoring maternal glucose in relation to
infant growth and development is also discussed.
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The following presentations provide information on diets.
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The following presentations present a review of the literature for either a food or
dietary component shown to provide health benefits beyond that of basic nutrition.
The presentations contain: background information on the food/dietary component, a
review of the literature, food sources and content in commonly consumed foods (if
it is a dietary component), and its beneficial effects on health.
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The following presentations provide information on heart disease.
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HIV and AIDS
Established in 1995, Brotherhood, Incorporated is a minority non-profit community based organization created to join the fight against the spread of HIV and alleviate the struggles of African Americans living with HIV and AIDS. This agency, governed by a board of directors, has a racial/ethnic composition that is reflective of the diverse populations served. The mission of Brotherhood, Incorporated is to develop and implement programs and services that impact the economic, social, and health disparities that exist within underserved and at-risk communities through education, enlightenment, and empowerment.
Physical Activity Health
The following presentations discuss the importance of physical activity in relation
to health. Each of the presentations targets a specific audience.
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Summarizes the important features of the book, “The Prenatal Prescription,” by Peter
Nathanielsz, M.D., Ph.D. The main theme of the book is that many chronic health effects
are programmed early on in the womb. Women can influence this to a large extent by
following a healthy lifestyle when pregnant (i.e. providing good nutrition to the
fetus, reducing maternal stress, avoiding alcohol, medication (herbal/OTC and prescription)
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Weight Control Programs
The following presentations provide information on popular weight loss programs.
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