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October 27, 2011
  Hank Cardello isn’t your typical obesity prevention advocate.   For one, he’s a former soda company executive — an industry often lambasted by those working to reverse childhood obesity. He also spent time at major food companies such as... Read more
October 27, 2011
  It wasn’t just A-list foodies and celebs like Mario Batali, Ellie Krieger and Morgan Spurlock who promoted the merits of a healthy food system in Times Square on Monday — PreventObesity.net Leaders also joined the festivities on Food Day.   Leader Deborah... Read more
October 27, 2011
  There’s no one right way to help a community that lacks access to fresh and affordable healthy food.    Some have begun offering food trucks that sell fruits and vegetables. Others have spruced up their corner markets with better... Read more
October 27, 2011
  A few years back, the makers of Doritos potato chips decided to re-launch two flavors of chips that had been discontinued in the 1980s, banking that a new generation of young people would become new consumers of the calorie-filled... Read more
 As an investigative journalist, Nancie Katz has reported on everything from corrupt judges to church scandals and even the mafia. But it’s perhaps an article from 1998 that made its greatest mark — and eventually spurred Katz to begin a crusade to revitalize... Read more
October 20, 2011
  But what’s staggering is that percentage more than doubles for the Latino community, as about 81 percent of Latino households live in a neighborhood without a park.   Lack to safe public spaces is one of the unique challenges... Read more