Kathy Gunter

Kathy Gunter
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GROW Healthy Kids and Communities – Reporting Back After 5 Years in Communities

Oct 2017
In the Summer 2014 issue of Oregon Small Farm News, our colleagues in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences Extension reported on GROW Healthy Kids and Communities (GROW), an innovative, community-based approach to improving the health of rural kids in Oregon.  The overall goal of GROW was to prevent obesity in rural children by improving their opportunities –at...

By Kathy Gunter, Deborah John, Tammy Winfield | Article

What can I do to build better bones?

Feb 2016
I was just identified with a -2.5 bone density score and I do not want to take fosamax. I'm 65 and would rather increase my calcium and vitamin D, do weight bearing exercise. I quit smoking seven years ago and have never fractured any bones. What else can I do to reduce bone loss? I eat a healthy diet, am 5'4", and lead an active life.  

By Kathy Gunter | Featured Question