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“.@ednews: For the first time, more than one in five Coloradans is obese according to the CO Health Report Card. http://ow.ly/9OfAn  #COHRC.” —@COHealthFDN, the handle of the Colorado Health Foundation, sharing news of rising obesity statistics in the Centennial State.... Read more
March 29, 2012
Worldwide, about one billion people suffer from obesity. And about one billion people suffer from hunger. It’s a shocking imbalance that isn’t easy to resolve. As wealthier nations work on policy and environmental change to reduce obesity rates, poor countries... Read more
  Live in Illinois, New Jersey, Tennessee or Virginia? Your local school could be eligible for grants provided by Project Fit America (PFA) to help fund cardiovascular health and physical fitness programs.   PFA is a national nonprofit organization that works at... Read more
March 29, 2012
  PreventObesity.net Leader Stephen Ritz claims he doesn’t have a green thumb, but that hasn’t stopped him from launching a gardening revolution in the Bronx. The special education teacher is the force behind the Green Bronx Machine (GBM), which is revolutionizing the way... Read more
  When leading researchers and advocates gathered for a conference this week studying ways to use communication to combat childhood obesity, their fellow conference-goers included some people they aren’t used to seeing at such events: Folks representing the food and... Read more
  Our little network of childhood obesity advocates hit a major milestone this week when we officially approved Vicki Jenkins as our thousandth PreventObesity.net Leader. And Jenkins certainly fits in perfectly around here. Like many Leaders, Jenkins is dedicated to helping teach... Read more