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September 8, 2011
  It’s the third webinar in our free summertime series, which we’re hosting alongside our friends at the Mexican American League Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Click here to register. Read more
  ‘“All kids deserve… knowledge, engagement, and access to healthy food! Whatever you call it, food education is key!’ nyti.ms/oX7Eva.” —@FoodCorps, linking to a New York Times opinion piece urging the revival of home economics curriculum as one way to reduce obesity.  Read more
September 8, 2011
  If the folks at KEEN had their way, playtime wouldn’t be just for kids.   The footwear company is sponsoring a “Recess Revolution” in Washington on Sept. 14, urging people to take 10 minutes out of their day to get... Read more
  I write a lot about the importance of healthy school meals in The Inside Track (just see the item below). But rarely do I or any of my colleagues actually leave our comfortable confines in downtown Washington to see (and taste)... Read more
September 1, 2011
  “Scary new prediction that unless something changes, half of U.S. men and women will be obese by 2030! t.co/LPuo0n7” —@lhjHealthLadies, the editors of the Ladies’ Home Journal’s Ladies Lounge blog, tweeting about a new study that finds obesity is quickly replacing... Read more
September 1, 2011
  When one thinks of Omaha, Neb., Mexican food isn’t likely the first thing to come to mind. But ask a native Omahan about local Mexican fare and you might learn about Los Compayes, a local restaurant that is famous... Read more