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New Healthy Policies
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Fruit Juice Banned in Primary Schools to Cut Obesity in Scotland

Sweetened sugary beverages are the main sources of excess sugar consumption and are associated with decreased water, fruit … Read More


To Help You Make a Change
Caffeine Use Among Kids on the Rise, Latinos May Be Targeted

Caffeine use among children is increasing.   Sodas as well as energy drinks are a major source of caffeine for kids. A … Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Bilingual Campaign Bubbles Up Healthier Drinking Habits

In the midst of a growing Latino population in Minneapolis, (10.5% Latino), Shannon Gavin and Alma Galvez saw heavy sugary … 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.

The network, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a project of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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