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January 26, 2012
Calling it "a red-letter day for kids in America," Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Wednesday that just-unveiled nutrition standards for school meals will help provide a healthier future for young people by increasing the amounts of fruits, vegetables and whole grains served in... Read more
January 26, 2012
  Many of the Leaders we profile in The Inside Track work in the nonprofit sector, advocating for things such as improved school food, more time for physical activity or healthy food access. But some of our Leaders also are making a... Read more
January 19, 2012
 People can spend years trying to figure out how to get — and stay — in shape. Tami Provost aims to help kids learn how to do it in just a few simple steps. The PreventObesity.net Leader is the founder of “Fit on... Read more
January 19, 2012
  Coqui the Chef is quickly becoming one of New York’s hottest celebrities, at least on the mascot circuit.   When the green and yellow frog marched in the Puerto Rican Day Parade last year, the press couldn’t get enough. Coqui... Read more
January 19, 2012
  Celebrity chef Bryan Au has crafted meals for big-name celebrities, but he also frequently stops by schools in the Los Angeles area to teach students how to create their own nutritious dishes.    Au often shares his Raw Organic “Chocolate” Covered... Read more
“Welcome to twitter Mrs. Obama! #FF @MichelleObama I look forward to continuing to work with you to address and conquer childhood obesity.” —@FrankPallone, a congressman from New Jersey, welcoming the First Lady to Twitter. Read more