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“Welcome to twitter Mrs. Obama! #FF @MichelleObama I look forward to continuing to work with you to address and conquer childhood obesity.” —@FrankPallone, a congressman from New Jersey, welcoming the First Lady to Twitter. Read more
January 19, 2012
  Coqui the Chef is quickly becoming one of New York’s hottest celebrities, at least on the mascot circuit.   When the green and yellow frog marched in the Puerto Rican Day Parade last year, the press couldn’t get enough. Coqui... Read more
January 19, 2012
  Celebrity chef Bryan Au has crafted meals for big-name celebrities, but he also frequently stops by schools in the Los Angeles area to teach students how to create their own nutritious dishes.    Au often shares his Raw Organic “Chocolate” Covered... Read more
January 19, 2012
 People can spend years trying to figure out how to get — and stay — in shape. Tami Provost aims to help kids learn how to do it in just a few simple steps. The PreventObesity.net Leader is the founder of “Fit on... Read more
  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
“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