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June 2, 2011
  Before Beyonce moved her body to get kids active, registered dietitian Michelle Ricker used rap music to teach kids about healthy habits.    Beats about beets? Rhymes about lunch time? We’ll jam.   A nearly 20-year nutrition veteran, Ricker runs the... Read more
  Bettina Elias Siegal used to be an intellectual property and advertising attorney in New York. These days, the mother-of-two lives a mellower life in Houston, but she isn’t done presenting her case.   These days, Siegal is battling for... Read more
  Are you ready to take action? Top experts in the childhood obesity prevention movement came together last week to host a webinar on new food marketing principles, which seek to restrict what types of products companies can advertise to... Read more
 If you build it, he will come.No, we’re not talking about a baseball diamond in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, but rather a playground in an urban community. And "he" isn’t the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson, but that... Read more
  Heather Nelson didn’t always set out to become a farm-to-school advocate. Last summer, Nelson read the book "Food, Inc." every night as she rocked her newborn son, Rhonin, to sleep. The combination of learning about the negative aspects of American... Read more
May 26, 2011
  During the past several weeks, people across the country ditched their cars and hopped on their bicycles as part of Bike to Work Month. But commuting to work — and for children, school — could soon get more difficult,... Read more