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New Healthy Policies
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Pepsi Expands Lower Calorie & No-Sugar Soda Options

The new goal for Pepsi is to have at least two-thirds of it beverages contain 100 calories or less per 12-ounze serving by … Read More


To Help You Make a Change
Portugal Plans Sugar Tax on Sodas

After the World Health Organization suggested a 20% tax on sugary beverages for all countries, Portugal announced three days … Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Gabriela Medina works as a promotora, or health educator, teaching her neighbors that the water is a safe, healthy option in the Westwood area in southwest Denver. (Photo source:
Water Promoter Inspires Neighborhood

In the neighborhood of Westwood, in Denver, Colo. (79.36%), the pure, fresh mountain tap water is not only the best option … Read More

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Salud America! is a national online network of researchers, community group leaders, decision-makers, and members of the public working together to support healthy policy and environmental changes that can help reverse obesity among Latino children.

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