Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Examining the Efficacy of Green Carts in New York: A Comparative Outlook

December 18, 2014

This poster explores the topic of nutritious food access in New York City. The ‘Green Cart’ program was launched as an affordable alternative for impoverished neighborhoods as opposed to Farmer’s markets and supermarket stores. By determining percent consumption differences from 2008 to 2011, it analyzes whether there was a significant change and if Green Carts […]

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Does Wealth Equal Health?

December 17, 2014

The aim of this research is to investigate our hypothesis: that a high prevalence of public health issues can be correlated to areas of low socioeconomic status. To investigate this claim, we conducted a spatial analysis of the city to discover connections between the prevalence of the conditions and socioeconomic status at both the general […]

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The Effect of Stress on Eating Habits

December 17, 2014

Stress is emotional, physical, or mental tension caused by personal or external sources. Young adults who attend college face numerous stressors. The purpose of this study is to determine whether or not there is a consistent correlation between stress and the consumption of unhealthy foods. http://macaulay.cuny.edu/eportfolios/seminar3posters/files/gravity_forms/1-f14ea90e75361cb91bd42582a860ee01/2014/12/Peixoto_Group-3-Poster_big-file.pdf TIffany Chan, Tina Shen, Tiffany Fan, Joeleen Moy, Xiaoji […]

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Lifestyles: Members of Fitness Centers vs. Non-Members

December 10, 2014

We sought to investigate if there was a positive correlation between fitness center membership and a healthy lifestyle, hypothesizing that this correlation did exist. A Google Forms survey was distributed and filled out by 170 participants who indicated their affiliation or lack of with a fitness center. Additional questions recorded the average type of food […]

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The Correlation Between Food Options and Perceived Health, Money, and Time

December 10, 2014

As Baruch College is located in the center of the Flatiron/ Gramercy district of the city and surrounded by diverse food choices, our project focuses on the correlations between food choices of Baruch College students and three factors – money, perceived health, and time. An online survey was anonymously answered by seventy participants. Factors including […]

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