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Healthier US Schools Challenge Program

By | March 10th, 2010|General, Prevention|

  The federal Healthier US Schools Challenge Program establishes rigorous standards for schools’ food quality, participation in meal programs, physical activity, and nutrition education – key components that make for healthy and active kids – and provides recognition for schools that meet these standards. In the next school year, the USDA’s goal is to double [...]

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Child Obesity Research

By | March 9th, 2010|Prevention|

The latest issue of Health Affairs has some important resources and research related to the increasing problem of childhood obesity.  Kids are eating more snacks -- salty chips, sweetened sodas, candy bars -- than ever be­fore. Trend data show that children are av­eraging nearly three snacks per day, with 27% of their daily calories [...]