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November 3, 2011
  Connecting farmers to school cafeteria personnel just got a whole lot easier in the Cornhusker State.   Our friends at the Gretchen Swanson Center for Childhood Nutrition launched a new online toolkit this week that helps school officials, food... Read more
November 3, 2011 Leader Ingrid Morris describes the website NC School Health Connection (NCSHC) as Switzerland for the Tar Heel State’s childhood obesity advocacy community. As Morris explains, there are thousands of individuals, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and others working to support childhood obesity prevention programs in... Read more
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 — Leaders also joined the festivities on Food Day.   Leader Deborah... Read more
“Trending this morning: Healthy People 2010 misses targets on obesity and health disparities.” —@amednews, the Twitter handle of American Medical News, in a Monday tweet. A review of the Healthy People 2010 project finds that while the nation’s health improved... 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