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Voices for Healthy Kids is Hiring!
November 30, 2017

Do you think you have what it takes to join the Voices for Healthy Kids team?

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What advocates are saying about the USDA rollback of school meal standards

If you haven’t already tweeted about your disappointment in the Administration’s failure to keep school  meals healthy, now is the time!

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Make Water the Default: Why and How to Avoid Sugary Drinks

We all want what’s best for our children and strive to keep them healthy and happy. This is very difficult in today’s hectic world. Our children are being constantly exposed to seductive advertising for non-healthy food and beverage options.

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Insights on Teen’s Connection to the Outdoors
November 30, 2017

In today’s technology-driven world, teens are disconnected from their environment and spend very little time outdoors, which threatens their health and well-being. A new survey from NEEF uncovers critical insights into how teens interact with the outdoors and who they turn to for information about the environment.

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Did You Miss Out on Native American Heritage Month?
November 30, 2017

Did you know that November was Native American Heritage month? Did you miss out on learning more information or getting involved? 

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Health Equity & Junk Food Marketing: Talking About Targeting Kids of Color

To ensure that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible, we must remove obstacles to health.1 In the United States, junk food marketing to children is one of those obstacles because it encourages unhealthy diets and, ultimately, fuels disease. Such marketing is also a racial and health equity issue because junk food companies specifically target children and youth of color. Understanding and communicating effectively about this type of targeted marketing is a critical step toward achieving health equity.

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