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August is Kids Eat Right Month
August 10, 2017

August is Kids Eat Right Month

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics launched its 4th annual Kids Eat Right Month™. This campaign offers families, providers and communities an opportunity to reflect on the current food and activity practices, and provides tips that help them make healthy choices!

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Massachusetts Food Trust is Officially Funded
August 10, 2017

Massachusetts Food Trust is Officially Funded

Governor Baker has signed the FY18 State Operating Budget, which includes $100,000 to support the operating costs of implementing the Massachusetts Food Trust program.  

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National Organizations Support Immediate Implementation of Menu Labeling

Nearly 50 national organizations submitted comments to the FDA supporting immediate implementation of the menu labeling final rule requiring calorie counts and other nutrition information on menus.   

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SHAPE America’s Back to School Website Helps  Health and Physical Education Teachers Guide Students

By Shape America

RESTON, VA, August 9, 2017 — SHAPE America - Society of Health and Physical Educators unveiled its new Back to School website today, revealing a focus on 50 Million Strong by 2029, the organization’s commitment to put all children on the path to health and physical literacy through effective health and physical education programs.

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RWJF: Open Call for Proposals
August 10, 2017

RWJF: Open Call for Proposals

Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, funds research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. 

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