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  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
  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
“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
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
  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