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November 3, 2011
 PreventObesity.net Leader Ingrid Morris describes the website NC School Health Connection (NCSHC) as Switzerland for the Tar Heel State’s childhood obesity advocacy community. As Morris explains, there are thousands of individuals, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and others working to support childhood obesity prevention programs in... Read more
October 27, 2011
  Hank Cardello isn’t your typical obesity prevention advocate.   For one, he’s a former soda company executive — an industry often lambasted by those working to reverse childhood obesity. He also spent time at major food companies such as... Read more
October 27, 2011
  There’s no one right way to help a community that lacks access to fresh and affordable healthy food.    Some have begun offering food trucks that sell fruits and vegetables. Others have spruced up their corner markets with better... Read more
October 27, 2011
  A few years back, the makers of Doritos potato chips decided to re-launch two flavors of chips that had been discontinued in the 1980s, banking that a new generation of young people would become new consumers of the calorie-filled... Read more
“Trending this morning: Healthy People 2010 misses targets on obesity and health disparities. Bit.ly/nU2fJo” —@amednews, the Twitter handle of American Medical News, in a Monday tweet. A review of the Healthy People 2010 project finds that while the nation’s health improved... Read more
October 27, 2011
  It wasn’t just A-list foodies and celebs like Mario Batali, Ellie Krieger and Morgan Spurlock who promoted the merits of a healthy food system in Times Square on Monday — PreventObesity.net Leaders also joined the festivities on Food Day.   Leader Deborah... Read more