‘The scales are tipping,’ says Centers for Disease Control director Tom Frieden
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First Lady Michelle Obama turns 50 today, and she’s looking better than ever. Here’s how she stays so fit and fly
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
Is serving more veggies really going to persuade kids to eat them?
So long, pyramid. Welcome, MyPlate! First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled on Thursday the government’s new symbol for healthy eating, a colorful plate divided into the basic food groups, which will officially replace the …
Of all the safe, healthy, can’t-we-all-get-along causes First Lady Michelle Obama could have made her focus, you’d think childhood obesity would be an easy one.
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, …