Study: Gardeners have lower BMI, are less likely to be obese

04/22/2013 | HealthDay News

Men and women who take care of plots in community gardens have a lower BMI and are less likely to be overweight or obese, University of Utah researchers reported in the American Journal of Public Health. Study author Cathleen Zick said the study suggests community gardens can be a "valuable neighborhood asset that can promote healthier living" and could be a factor in urban planning.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations