Colorado Legacy Foundation 2012 Summit, Presentation Resources

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By Nicole L. Garneau, PhD

Resources to compliment the "Taste of Health" presentation at the Colorado Legacy Foundation Healthy School Summit, 2012-04-04

 

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Info:

PTC Bitter Taste Strips: You can purchase these from a variety of suppliers online. They are very inexpensive.

Brain Energy Requirements (Children):   http://www.nestle.com/Common/NestleDocuments/Documents/Library/Documents/Nutrition_Health_Wellness/Food-and-Nutrition-Issue06-Brain-Apr2007.pdf
(originally HT Chugani, Neurodevelopmental Neuroimaging, New York 1996.)

 

Food Choices and Executive Functions:
Cohen et al. 2011. Obesity, orbitofrontal structure and function are associated with food choice: a cross-sectional study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3191593/?tool=pubmed

 

Exercise Increases Mitochondria  in Skeletal Muscles:Adhihetty et al. 2007. The effect of training on the expression of mitochondrial biogenesis- and apoptosis-related proteins in skeletal muscle of patients with mtDNA defects.
http://ajpendo.physiology.org/content/293/3/E672.full

 

Exercise Increases Mitochondria  in Neurons:
Steiner et al. 2011. Exercise Training Increases Mitochondrial Biogenesis in the Brain. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21817111

Mindful Eating:
Cornell University Food and Brand Lab: http://foodpsychology.cornell.edu/index.html
Wansick et al. 2008.
Consequences of belonging to the "clean plate club". http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18838655

Denver CRAFT:
Denver Cardiovascular disease Reduction: A Focused Transformation Full website to come, check back!)

Executive Functions:

 

Brain Development:
Lenroot et al. 2007. Sexual dimorphism of brain developmental trajectories during childhood and adolescence. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17513132

 

Reward Circuit:
Stice and Spoor.  Relation of Reward from Food Intake and Anticipated Food Intake to Obesity: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2681092/?tool=pubmed   

 

Exercise and Mindfulness in Learning:

 

Habits:

 

 

 

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