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  Assistant White House chef Sam Kass, who has played a key role in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, is scheduled to speak on the opening day of the 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference on June 28.   Organizers tell... Read more
  Bettina Elias Siegal used to be an intellectual property and advertising attorney in New York. These days, the mother-of-two lives a mellower life in Houston, but she isn’t done presenting her case.   These days, Siegal is battling for... Read more
“It's National #RunningDay! This means all runners have the day off work, RIGHT? http://ow.ly/578Ij #wompwomp.” — @runnersworld, celebrating National Running Day on Wednesday. Alas, we couldn’t find anybody who got the day off for the holiday. Read more
  More details are being cooked up for Food Day, a grassroots mobilization effort sponsored by our friends at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).   Scheduled for Oct. 24, the big day will see communities across the... Read more
  Are you ready to take action? Top experts in the childhood obesity prevention movement came together last week to host a webinar on new food marketing principles, which seek to restrict what types of products companies can advertise to... Read more
  There’s been a lot of talk in the childhood obesity movement about the new food marketing principles recently released by a handful of federal agencies. These principles are voluntary standards for foods marketed to children, and designed to reduce... Read more