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  One of the childhood obesity movement’s leading nonprofit research and public policy groups is looking to hire someone to oversee its advocacy efforts on food marketing to young people.   The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is seeking a... Read more
  A new report from our friends at the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) finds millions of Americans report it is “not easy to get affordable fresh fruits and vegetables,” with low-income and some minority groups reporting the greatest... Read more
January 12, 2012
 The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) worked on childhood obesity before working on childhood obesity was cool. Since 2002, CLOCC has brought the Windy City together to collaborate on efforts to reduce obesity rates in the city. More than... Read more
“Health Department Launches New Ad Campaign Spotlighting Increasing Portion Sizes and Their Devastati... on.nyc.gov/zcVnRp#nychealthy.” —@nycHealthy, the Twitter handle of the New York City Health Department, announcing its new advertising campaign highlighting the dangers of eating too-big portion sizes. It’s the latest... Read more
Congratulations are in order to PreventObesity.net Leader Dana Woldow and her organization, PEACHSF, for placing first in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) “Fruits and Veggies Video Challenge.” The USDA contest encouraged competitors to create 30 second videos showing ways to add fruits... Read more
January 5, 2012
A few years ago, Cindy Sardo caught the episode of The Rachel Ray Show in which the perky celebrity chef unveiled her childhood obesity advocacy nonprofit, Yum-O! During the show, Ray encouraged viewers to take steps in their own community to combat the epidemic,... Read more