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September 22, 2011
Just a minute.   That’s the philosophy behind the JAM School Program, which provides free wellness tips and activities for teachers at about 15,000 schools in North America. The highlight of the program is the “JAMmin’ Minute,” a one-minute fitness routine... Read more
September 22, 2011
 The Coca-Cola Formula — that is, the recipe for the world’s No. 1 soft drink — is considered to be among the most closely guarded secrets in the world. Legend has it that only a handful of top Coke executives... Read more
September 22, 2011
  In Spartanburg County, health advocates are getting to the heart of the matter — and it involves a lot of bikes.   The story starts back in the 1990s, when advocates and community partners in the South Carolina county... Read more
  “60% of Americans are overweight or obese but ironically they are also malnourished. Poor quality food=Poor quality body.” —@JeanetteJenkins, known as “The Hollywood Trainer,” in a Monday tweet. Numerous studies have shown that people who live in food deserts... Read more
September 15, 2011
  First Lady Michelle Obama has never shied away from playtime. As part of her efforts to reduce childhood obesity through her Let’s Move campaign, Obama is frequently seen hula-hooping on the White House lawn. Now, she’s jumping rope. Obama... Read more
September 15, 2011
 The Inside Track profiled PreventObesity.net Leader Karla Lester and her organization, Teach a Kid to Fish, in April. At the time, Lester was in the midst of developing an integrated model between health care providers and schools to figure out the... Read more