Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Find the answer in our interactive exhibition, “The Evolution - Health Connection.” Learn how human evolution has promoted our survival but not always our good health.

#Science #Health #Evolution #Humans #nysci #nyc #queens  (at New York Hall of Science)

Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Find the answer in our interactive exhibition, “The Evolution - Health Connection.” Learn how human evolution has promoted our survival but not always our good health.

#Science #Health #Evolution #Humans #nysci #nyc #queens (at New York Hall of Science)

We all know about the concept of counting calories - but have you ever really thought about what that means?

In this quick video by ASAP Science, the difference in quantity and quality of 200 calories worth of various foods is explored. More than anything, this visual shows how counting calories is not the end all be all to a healthy diet. Instead, a balanced diet made up of foods containing the most nutrients per calorie is the way to go.

Check out the video above!

Obesity: It’s officially a disease.
Now that obesity has officially been classified as a disease by the American Medical Association, changes in the way doctors and insurance companies treat patients may be on the horizon. This decision could also affect public policy moves, the food industry, and the outlook of the American people. Currently almost two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese.

Obesity: It’s officially a disease.

Now that obesity has officially been classified as a disease by the American Medical Association, changes in the way doctors and insurance companies treat patients may be on the horizon. This decision could also affect public policy moves, the food industry, and the outlook of the American people. Currently almost two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese.

mothernaturenetwork:

How Farm to School programs are chipping away at childhood obesity
These healthy food initiatives emphasize local food consumption, school gardens and food education in school curriculums.

mothernaturenetwork:

How Farm to School programs are chipping away at childhood obesity

These healthy food initiatives emphasize local food consumption, school gardens and food education in school curriculums.

library-nysci:

When you need a good spot to film a little movie about veggies, and you are a teacher enrolled in a Professional Development workshop at NYSCI, where do you go?  The library of course! 
(District 32 STEM Program Professional Development taught by Demetrius Lutz).

library-nysci:

When you need a good spot to film a little movie about veggies, and you are a teacher enrolled in a Professional Development workshop at NYSCI, where do you go?  The library of course! 

(District 32 STEM Program Professional Development taught by Demetrius Lutz).