Since 2013, six top chain restaurants have committed to keeping kids’ menus free from soda and other sugary drinks—check out the new infographic tracking restaurant chain commitments.Read more
A new study examines how food advertisements affect the snacking habits of preschoolers—learn more here.
Safe Routes to Parks Action Framework is now available for communities to use to start engaging leaders and community members in developing safe and equitable access to parks for all people.
One of the country’s top food service providers has cut by 8 percent the calories, sodium and saturated fats on the menus it provides to colleges, universities, hospital cafes and workplaces.
Today, CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) features a study from the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on obesity rates among young children enrolled in WIC (the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children).
By July, more than 5.2 million residents of Chicago and its suburbs will begin seeing higher prices on sweetened drinks.
Bay Area surgeon, and American Heart Association volunteer, is saving lives on and off the operating table through his political activism work.
Chicago’s county stepped closer on Thursday to being the largest area in the country to institute a sweetened beverage tax.
Meet Papa Joe Aviance, a successful clothing designer, musician and CEO of his LA-based production company, Papa Joe Networks. Papa Joe is also a volunteer and lifestyle change ambassador for the American Heart Association (AHA) in Los Angeles, and became involved with the AHA after he lost 250 lbs. largely by walking and changing his eating habits. He speaks at community events, inspiring people to follow a path to health. Learn why Papa Joe supports the new Measure M passed in Los Angeles.