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  When Timothy Williams presents his customers at Whole Foods Market healthy vegetable-based smoothies to drink, they are often a little intimidated by the drink’s greenish color. Except when those customers are children, that is. “The little kids will take it and... Read more
February 9, 2012
 Nearly half of elementary students could buy unhealthy snacks in vending machines, a la carte cafeteria lines and school stores during the 2009-10 school year, according to a study published on Monday in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Produced by our... Read more
“One-third of cancer deaths are related to obesity, physical inactivity, and poor nutrition.”  —@AmericanCancer, the Twitter handle of the American Cancer Society, in a tweet that highlights one of the reasons why reducing childhood obesity is so important. Read more
February 9, 2012
  What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s the quintessential question grown-ups ask young children to help prepare them for life. But now Leader Jessica Colburn and a group of her fellow public relations classmates from the... Read more
February 2, 2012
 Amber Stott is a total foodie.Although the Californian has spent over a decade in the nonprofit world, she also loves a good meal. Stott even has her own blog, Awake at the Whisk, where she shares healthy food recipes and news from... Read more
  I fell into school food advocacy completely by accident. My three sons all attended public school in San Francisco, but my kids didn’t eat school food and it wasn’t on my radar. One day in 2002, our middle school’s... Read more