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October 6, 2011
Last week, many of you joined us in asking the food and beverage industry to abide by the voluntary principles for marketing to children put forth by the federal government.   Because of you, we are less than 1,500 messages away from... Read more
Ashley Rouse describes her job this way: “I kind of wear 47 hats.”   The PreventObesity.net Leader oversees the APS Parents’ Farm to School Coalition, which aims to bring fresh, local produce to school cafeterias in Atlanta. Rouse connects farmers to cafeteria... Read more
“Obesity is a subject to which ppl bring their own experiences, fears, triumphs, setbacks, prejudices.” — Washington Post columnist @Eugene_Robinson in an Oct. 1 tweet. Robinson wrote a opinion column weighing into the debate over whether New Jersey Gov. Chris... Read more
“Support Nat’l Childhood Obesity Awareness Month; send an e-card encouraging parents to rethink their children’s drinks.go.usa.gov/8Qu.” — @CDC_eHealth, the Twitter handle of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promoting an e-card push that urges Americans to make healthier choices. Read more
September 29, 2011
  It’s like a food truck — minus the wheels.   And instead of dishing out overpriced burritos or slices of pizza, this hotspot is serving up affordable groceries. Startup company Stockbox Groceries converts old shipping containers into small local markets offering... Read more
September 29, 2011
  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is quickly becoming a key player in the childhood obesity movement, as it is leading efforts to ensure kids can walk to school each day.   Wait a minute — the National Trust... Read more