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Medical Assisting Wellness Assessment
Medical Assisting Students will be holding an open wellness assessment in the Medical Assisting Lab every other Monday from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.


USDA My Plate 
Do you know how many calories you are eating on a daily basis or how much fiber you consume?  Click on the USDA's link and analyze your diet.


Campus Dish
Reed Dining Commons nutritional information and menus.  Coming soon "NMCC" (Nutritionally Minded Caloric Consumption) logo to identify healthy options in the dining commons and in the campus bookstore. 


Healthy People 2020 Improving the Health of Americans 
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objective for improving the health of all Americans.


F as in Fat:  How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011
Obesity in the United States is an epidemic.  "According to F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America's Future 2011, a report from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).  Twelve states now have obesity rates above 30 percent. Four years ago, only one state was above 30 percent."  Fifteen years ago, Maine had a combined obesity and overweight of 51.1%; ten years ago, it was 55.2%; now, the combined rate is 63.3%.  


 
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