partnership for a healthier america

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American
An AP investigation found that major grocers overwhelmingly avoid building stores in America's food deserts.
I sent a letter of complaint about the game's deceptive messaging to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office in the hopes that he would take action against the misleading campaign. Fortunately, he did.
The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.
The piercing cheers of over 500 NYC school kids trumpeted the kickoff of the free album, Songs for a Healthier America, a which features health-conscious songs by Ashanti, Jordin Sparks, Ariana Grande and more.
If Mrs. Obama is unwilling to highlight that water should replace sugary drinks and hesitant to promote tap water as heavily as bottled, I'm going to be deeply disappointed.
Sierra Club's role models don't have red fur or say "oh boy, that tickles" when you squeeze them; they're just ordinary people like you and me doing extraordinary things every day in their communities.
There are lots of ways to fit physical activity into the school day, through enhanced PE classes, recess, walking or biking to and from school, creating before- and after-school activities, and introducing classroom activity breaks.
Look, I like to eat as much as the next gal. And traveling offers so many opportunities to experience local flavors. But Hyatt's new menus will also, finally, offer healthy options on the road.
If we do not change our habits by 2020, children today will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. It would be the first time that this has happened in 200 years.
If three-quarters of Americans aged 17-24 can't enter the military because they are ineligible, doesn't that make childhood obesity a national security issue?
On Monday I had the privilege to interview Craig Herkert, CEO of SUPERVALU, about his company's role in the fight for food equity.
Through all of us doing our part, we can prove the researchers wrong who warn that this could be the first generation of children in 200 years to live a shorter lifespan than their parents, due to obesity.