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Think a Soda Tax Is Regressive? Try Diabetes

Andy Bellatti | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

If the well-being of lower-income Americans is so important to the beverage industry, how about ending the relentless marketing onslaught of sugar-laden and harmful products targeted right at them?

Anna Almendrala

Fat Jokes In Children's Movies Are A Lot More Common Than You Think

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

"At least you don't look like some kind of bloated roadside piñata! You really should think about going on a diet!" cries Puss in Boots in "Shrek The...

Candy and Junk Food in the Classroom: the Other 'Competitive Food'

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.