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Child Nutrition

It's Time for an NIH Institute for Nutrition

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D.

What controls the expression of genes that lead to health and disease events? Experimental and extensively published research from my lab has convinced me that nutrition provides this control.

Whole Milk Is Not Appropriate For Kids: So Why Are Schools Still Serving It?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Because they are eating so many meals outside the home, kids are increasingly reliant on teachers, caregivers and cafeteria staff to guide them to make healthy choices and model healthy eating behaviors.

A Seder Lesson: Let All Who Are Hungry Come And Eat

Rabbi Steve Gutow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Steve Gutow

As American Jews ate what for many was a plentiful meal, we listened to the traditional four questions and pondered a new one: why, in a country as wealthy and as bountiful as the United States, are there still children who are hungry?

Why Nutrition Matters

Joel Lamstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel Lamstein

Today's release of the Obama administration's Feed the Future implementation strategy will confirm what many in the global public health world have kn...

Rachael Ray Goes To Washington

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

To get people focused on child obesity, I asked Rachael Ray to come to Washington last week to help me lobby my colleagues in Congress on the Child Nutrition bill.

Pepsi Will Remove High-Calorie Sodas from Schools by 20

walletpop.com | Sarah CoffeyMar 17th 2010 at 6:00AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PepsiCo, the world's No. 2 soft-drink maker, says it is removing its full-calorie sweetened drinks from schools in more than 200 countries by 2012. Th...

The Quest For A Thin Baby: How Far Some Parents Go

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

As parents, we must do all we can to nurture a positive sense of self in our children. Let's stop obsessing about a few extra pounds and focus on keeping weight in a healthy range.

Nourishing Healthy Children With a Dash of Creativity and Determination

Susan Dell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Dell

Millions of kids are shortening their life expectancy every day with fast foods, sugar and the lure of video games and TV. I believe there is nothing more important than giving our children the gift of wellness.

Heart of Chicago Comes Through for Eat-In

Lynn Peemoeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lynn Peemoeller

The Slow Food USA 'Time for Lunch' Campaign is proving that people all over the country are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in our food system through civic engagement.