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June 9, 2011
 Astute Inside Track readers will recall that earlier this year, PreventObesity.net worked alongside friends such as the Pew Charitable Trusts and National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity to send nearly 140,000 comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture supporting improved... Read more
“It's National #RunningDay! This means all runners have the day off work, RIGHT? http://ow.ly/578Ij #wompwomp.” — @runnersworld, celebrating National Running Day on Wednesday. Alas, we couldn’t find anybody who got the day off for the holiday. Read more
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
  Assistant White House chef Sam Kass, who has played a key role in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, is scheduled to speak on the opening day of the 6th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference on June 28.   Organizers tell... 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
  More details are being cooked up for Food Day, a grassroots mobilization effort sponsored by our friends at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).   Scheduled for Oct. 24, the big day will see communities across the... Read more