This study is assessing whether 4 days of a diet plus BPA increases risk for diabetes. BPA is the chemical structure that gives most plastics their rigidity. Participants will be compensated $500 and receive food during the 4 days of the study.
Maternal obesity and excess weight gain in pregnancy are the leading causes of maternal and fetal complications, and more research is needed to test the health effects of lifestyle interventions in women with obesity. The purpose of the Healthy Mamas research study is to determine the health effects of a lifestyle program that supports weight maintenance during pregnancy in women with obesity.
The purpose of this study is to reduce recreational sedentary screen time, any free time spent watching television, streaming videos online, social media, and/or video games while being sedentary or sitting. Participants will monitor screen time, use the StandUPTV app for 16 weeks and, complete web-based assessments.