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“Brownell: If you think kids will only eat sugary cereals (which isn’t true), push Frosted Mini-Wheats, not Froot Loops.”—@CKummer, senior editor at The Atlantic. Kummer is referencing an op-ed written by PreventObesity.net Leader Kelly Brownell, director of the Yale Rudd... Read more
June 21, 2012
The bell rings for lunch on an average Friday at a Tennessee middle school, and students file into the cafeteria. But the students don’t get in line for their meal. Instead, each holds up a white piece of paper that simply... Read more
June 21, 2012
Now the students are to become the masters — or rather, advocates.Georgia Organics has been leading efforts to expand farm to school programs in the Peach State for years. But soon the organization will have a handful of new allies working on the... Read more
 Bob Bickell is a longtime journalist who writes for many publications, including The Restaurant Report, a publication designed for those in the food service industry. He also oversees Hip4Kids Today, a publication that educates readers about things they can do... Read more
June 21, 2012
We’re guessing that most of you have by now seen (or at least heard about) Weight of the Nation, the four-part HBO documentary on the obesity epidemic that premiered in May and is still streaming online. The media buzz surrounding... Read more
June 21, 2012
  “If everyone weighed as much as Americans, we’d need 20% more food to feed equivalent of 935M more people.” —@daily, the handle of the tablet newspaper The Daily, referencing a study finding that heavily obese North America is home... Read more