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December 15, 2011
  There’s good news on the fast food toy front.    A Northern California county’s groundbreaking ordinance prohibiting fast-food outlets from giving away toys with meals that do not meet nutrition standards appears to be working. New research finds that... Read more
December 15, 2011
  We need your help, Leaders.   Here at, we’re committed to building a movement of people like you who are leading the way in the effort to reverse childhood obesity. We strive to help you promote your work,... Read more
December 15, 2011
 Ever attend a conference and paddle a kayak? How about dance a touchdown dance? Or drive a race car? When Risa Lavizzo-Mourey spoke about physical activity at the Partnership for a Healthier America’s “Building a Healthier Future” summit a few weeks back, the president... Read more
December 15, 2011
 If your childhood obesity work ever brings you to Atlanta, chances are you will run into John Bare, the vice president of sports philanthropy for the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation. The foundation (whose namesake is the owner of the Atlanta Falcons... Read more
“Fundamental movement skills (jumping, skipping, throwing) all must be learned just like reading and writing.” —@FitnessGov, the Twitter handle of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. The council tweeted from a physical literacy roundtable held at the Bipartisan... Read more
December 8, 2011
“Scouting trip yesterday. There are more pieces of fruit on my desk than there were in the ‘food mart’ I went to. #FoodDeserts”—@CaitlinCNN, the Twitter handle of CNN producer Caitlin Hagain, who works alongside television personality Dr. Sanjay Gupta.  Read more