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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
  Our friends at the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition in Omaha, Neb., announced last week they will partner with the Peggy and Charles Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City to study the role of nutrition in cancer prevention.  ... 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
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
“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
It’s not just for 1950s beach blanket babes anymore: Hula Hooping is making a comeback, and one PreventObesity.net Leader is using the hippy workout to help young people get in shape.Gina Giargente is the founder of Hoop2Health, an educational program that teaches... Read more