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The Cultural Conundrum: What Really Needs to Change to Promote Obesity Prevention Efforts

(2) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 12:32 PM

Despite doubt expressed by scientists that anti-obesity programs actually work, the evidence pointing to a decline in childhood obesity rates in many American cities should be heralded as good news -- particularly for those of us on the front lines of the food reform movement. Although

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Transformation of Minds, Not Just Palates

(3) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 6:39 PM

For those who heralded the new healthy eating regulations in schools, it may come as a shock to read about the reactions of students around the country in the New York Times article.

Kids describe fruits and vegetables as "gross" and healthy portions (instead of the super-sizes we've...

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