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 As a PreventObesity.net leader, you are at the forefront of the movement to end childhood obesity. But we have a question for you: Why?PreventObesity.net is in the midst of a makeover, one that will give the website a facelift designed... Read more
August 19, 2011
  PreventObesity.net leader Annika Ihnat penned a guest blog this week about the great work her organization, SOSMentor, is doing to help kids in Los Angeles lead healthier lives. The nonprofit’s program Shape Up helps students learn about good nutrition and... Read more
  “Rolling Fat: Is Our Auto-Centric Lifestyle Making Us Obese? Computer scientists study the darndest things, or a… http://bit.ly/oVRugf” —@MotorTrend, the Twitter handle of Motor Trend Magazine, in a Monday tweet. The magazine wrote about a new study showing that spending too... Read more
  PreventObesity.net is partnering with our friends at the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) for a summer webinar series studying the challenges the Latino community faces in combating... Read more
August 19, 2011
  As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. But sometimes, the villagers don’t talk to each other.   That’s where GP RED comes in.   Originally called GreenPlay Research, Education and Development but better known as GP... Read more
August 19, 2011
  Jennifer Barber isn’t likely to be intimidated by the hurdles she faces when helping to create a healthier Arizona. After all, she’s already beat cancer. Eight times. Yes, you read that right. So when it comes to convincing local cities and businesses... Read more