When fast-food patrons are offered a suggestion to downsize their portions, they actually do it. (A step towards obesity prevention: RT @washingtonpost: Would you like fewer fries with that?
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Want to start a walking group? Here’s howSan Antonio Express (blog)To that end, San Antonio Metropolitan Health District’s Communities Putting Prevention to Work and the Mayor’s Fitness Council are partnering with Palo Alto College and the…
Healthy foods mean plummeting profits for cafeterias as students head to the nearest fast-food outlet instead of buying the low-fat offerings now…
The STOP Obesity Alliance is focused on conducting and assembling research that identifies any cultural and systemic biases in combating obesity and its related health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.
University of Arkansas law professor Susan Schneider calls for a major transformation of U.S. agricultural law and policy. The central goal of both should focus on sustainable production and delivery of healthy food to consumers.
Community gardens harvest top volunteer: ‘It’s so much more than food’Federal Way MirrorJoelle Dontigny was named volunteer of the year by Federal Way Community Gardens. She is pictured Jan. 30 at the Truman High School garden.
Babble (blog)Do Anti-Obesity Programs Cause Eating Disorders in Kids?Babble (blog)Our schools and the public health system are currently cash-strapped. In a resource-scarce environment, little excuse is needed to do away with non-essential programs.
The life of a tomato, from farm to kitchen.
Eye-opener to health and well-beingWinnipeg Free PressHe is a professor in the faculty of law and the school of public health at the University of Alberta and the recipient of a Canada research chair in health law and policy.
Study says every dollar spent on employee wellness saves $2 to $3 for employers.
(Cookus Interruptus goes to school)Cynthia designed the curriculum for these 8-hour workshops for school food service workers as part of a national grant (CPPW – Communities Putting Prevention to Work).
What if someone had a plan that would:
slash rates of cancer, heart disease and diabetes,
solve the healthcare crisis,
increase student achievement,
improve job (Big year of change, nutrition, and wellness for me in 2012!
Kansas City StarPaula Deen’s not to blame for your waistlineKansas City StarListen, I’m on board for a healthier America. I support the first lady’s “Let’s Move” campaign (letsmove.gov). Improved school lunches are a must.
Five School Programs Feeding America’s ChildrenHuffington Post (blog)Every day, over 31 million children receive their lunches through the National School Lunch Program.