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February 16, 2012
  Convincing restaurants and local retailers to offer healthy foods and beverages can be a daunting task but two great new toolkits offer help to folks looking to implement such initiatives in their communities.   The National Policy & Legal... Read more
“One-third of cancer deaths are related to obesity, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition. 4rd.ca/aaaFpi”  —@AmericanCancer, the Twitter handle of the American Cancer Society, in a tweet that highlights one of the reasons why reducing childhood obesity is so important. Read more
February 9, 2012
  What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s the quintessential question grown-ups ask young children to help prepare them for life. But now PreventObesity.net Leader Jessica Colburn and a group of her fellow public relations classmates from the... Read more
February 9, 2012
 Nearly half of elementary students could buy unhealthy snacks in vending machines, a la carte cafeteria lines and school stores during the 2009-10 school year, according to a study published on Monday in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Produced by our... Read more
  When Timothy Williams presents his customers at Whole Foods Market healthy vegetable-based smoothies to drink, they are often a little intimidated by the drink’s greenish color. Except when those customers are children, that is. “The little kids will take it and... Read more
“I’m on the #NBAFIT Team and I pledge to eat healthier and train harder, especially during NBA FIT Live Healthy Week!!! What’s your pledge?” —@JHarden13, a.k.a. Oklahoma City Thunder player James Harden, in a tweet marking the National Basketball Association’s week-long... Read more