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"While some do not like the term, we list ‘locavore’ for a person who strives to eat locally produced foods.#APStyleChat." — @APStylebook, the Bible for copy editors, in a Monday tweet. Try to use locavore in a sentence today! Read more
June 16, 2011
  Darell Hammond hung out with the First Lady this week. A-gain. Hammond is the founder and CEO of KaBoom!, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit whose mission is to provide a safe place to play within walking distance for every child in... Read more
June 9, 2011
  Gracie Cavnar has worked as a model, a journalist, an architect, a party planner, a photographer and a charity fundraiser, among other gigs. But these days, you are likely to find her trying to convince someone that yes, you can... Read more
June 9, 2011
 Astute Inside Track readers will recall that earlier this year, PreventObesity.net worked alongside friends such as the Pew Charitable Trusts and National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity to send nearly 140,000 comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture supporting improved... Read more
“The Hawaii Dept of Health wants people to drink less sugar. Makes sense to us. http://ow.ly/5b9x9” — @HealthySchools, the Twitter handle of the Healthy Schools Campaign, in a Monday tweet. The Aloha state’s health department launched a media campaign urging... Read more
June 2, 2011
  Before Beyonce moved her body to get kids active, registered dietitian Michelle Ricker used rap music to teach kids about healthy habits.    Beats about beets? Rhymes about lunch time? We’ll jam.   A nearly 20-year nutrition veteran, Ricker runs the... Read more