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  Moving Ahead. In a keynote address wrapping up the conference, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the next initiatives for her “Let’s Move!” campaign will focus on encouraging physical activity among young people, who she said suffer from a “crisis... Read more
 As we enter the holiday season, we are faced with the sad reality that one in six Americans is fighting hunger. And unfortunately, hungry people also are more at risk of becoming obese, because the food they can access is... Read more
“Children and teens viewed twice as many ads for soda in 2010 compared with 2008. @yaleruddcenter #obesity #soda.” “Drinking one 8oz sugary drink every day increases a childs odds of becoming obese by 60% @sugarydrinkfacts.org.” “21 sugary drink brands have... Read more
December 1, 2011
 When Pamela Green-Jackson first became inspired to start a program to encourage wellness among local young people, her brother Bernard Green was her biggest cheerleader. Green-Jackson was employed at a newspaper at the time, but felt a calling to work with schoolchildren... Read more
November 17, 2011
  A special message from Rebecca Frank, PreventObesity.net’s Network Analyst:   As you know, at PreventObesity.net, we’re all about the network of activists working to reverse childhood obesity. But we don’t believe that our network lives independent of all your other... Read more
November 17, 2011
  PreventObesity.net Leader Shawna Kelsch understands that it can be tough for parents to provide their children with a healthy lifestyle.   There are many reasons this is true, of course. Not every community has access to fresh and healthy food or... Read more