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July 8, 2011
  During the past year, Taylor Behmke spent much of his free time launching and then implementing a produce-buying club at a church in Trenton, N.J. After those efforts proved fruitful, he now has his sights set on starting a similar effort... Read more
July 8, 2011
  Obesity rates rose in 16 states in the past year, 38 states have obesity rates above 25 percent, and 12 states have rates above 30 percent, according to a just-released, highly detailed report analyzing obesity in the United States. ... Read more
June 30, 2011
  About a month ago, PreventObesity.net announced in The Inside Track that we would be launching a new campaign designed to limit aggressive food and beverage marketing to kids. Many of you offered your support for the effort, and we’re excited to... Read more
  When White House Assistant Chef Sam Kass spoke at the 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference on June 28, he elicited the attention of several dozen young ladies in the audience. But one other conference attendee also had his eyes set on... Read more
June 30, 2011
  As someone dedicated to preventing obesity, you may be familiar with "F as in Fat," an annual report that has become a key tool for advocates in the field. For the past seven years, it has tracked obesity rates... Read more
"1800 people in attendance is a sign that something huge is happening" -- @MichaelRDimock #COC11." – a Tuesday tweet from @ObesityConf, the official Twitter handle of the 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. Dimock is the president of Roots of Change, a nonprofit... Read more