What happens when celebrity role models get behind healthy habits and junk food?
There is no denying the First Lady’s Let’s Move! campaign is an historic effort to improve the health of America’s youth with unprecedented collaborations between families, schools, food companies and legislators. But while the …
White House chef Sam Kass says simple tweaks can make Americans’ diets healthier and help end childhood obesity
Breast-feeding advocates say the partnership between Newark, N.J., and Nestle — a major baby formula maker — to reduce childhood obesity and promote breast-feeding is inappropriate, like “R.J. Reynolds sponsoring an exercise program.”
Is serving more veggies really going to persuade kids to eat them?
It’s a win-win for parents and kids: if you’re having trouble convincing your kids to follow the government’s advice to get moving, a new study suggests you can just leave them alone with their video games.
It’s never fun being told what to eat — we all know that we should be eating more fruits and vegetables and cutting down on sweets and meats. But every five years, the government reminds us of these important lessons with the …
In response to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move initiative to combat childhood obesity, the American Beverage Association (AmeriBev) announced this week that it will voluntarily add calorie counts to the front of soda cans, bottles, vending machines and soda fountains to better enable consumers to make informed choices. AmeriBev,