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March 1, 2012
  When PreventObesity.net Leader Ruchika Budhraja and her business partner, Sanjay Nangia, decided to launch a salad-based takeout restaurant, they operated under the assumption that people like choices.   And the dynamic duo thinks that children like choices, too.   Budhraja and... Read more
“Nature preschool core philosophy: Nature is good for kids; kids are good for nature. #CVP12 @ChildrenNature #fb” —USPlayCoalition in a Monday tweet. The coalition tweeted live from the 2012 Conference on the Value of Play. Read more
It’s like Avon or Mary Kay, only for the childhood obesity epidemic.   Healthy Hands Cooking is a South Carolina-based company that seeks to recruit adults nationwide to teach interactive cooking classes to young people. The company offers basic training to... Read more
  FoodCorps, the much publicized national service organization that sends its members to communities across the country to work on projects designed to combat childhood obesity, is seeking applicants for its second class of service members.   Selected applicants will dedicate one... Read more
“Federal government setting nutrition standards for school vending machines. Will release within 6 weeks.” —@YaleRuddCenter, the Twitter handle for the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity. On Tuesday, the New York Times outlined the Obama administration’s plans to issue... Read more
February 23, 2012
  Looks like Leader Gina Giargente isn’t the only one with a love of hula. Social Media Week was last week, which saw thousands of people meet in cities across the globe to discuss how social media is reshaping politics,... Read more