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  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
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
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
  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
  "Oh. Big news over the weekend. Hit 6k miles on my road bike. :) #sweatybikelove." — Monday tweet from @RunRideInspire, a.k.a. Sarah Stanley. The ultra-marathon runner and motivational speaker is biking or running 50 miles in all 50 states... Read more
  There’s been a lot of talk in the childhood obesity movement about the new food marketing principles recently released by a handful of federal agencies. These principles are voluntary standards for foods marketed to children, and designed to reduce... Read more