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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

The following presentations provide information on adult health.
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Adult Obesity

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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Children's Health

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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Diet Information

The following presentations provide information on diets.
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Functional Foods

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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Heart Disease

The following presentations provide information on heart disease.
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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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Prenatal Nutrition

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) and caffeine)
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Weight Control Programs

The following presentations provide information on popular weight loss programs.
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