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  • the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.His goal, aside from finishing the ride in one piece, is to combat childhood obesity."As a kid, all I wanted to do was play outside and I just don't see that happening anymore," Dabb said...
An Outdoor View: Don't just sit there

...if you're an Alaskan sitting at a table with four other Alaskans, one of you is obese. In the past 30 years, childhood obesity in the U.S. has tripled. One in three American kids is obese.I don't need a study to tell me that people...
Students create school lunch menus

...regulations for school lunches. With the passing of the federal Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and the campaign against childhood obesity, school lunches have switched from pudding packs to fruit cups."With the new school lunch regulations, we had...

...a Healthier America to encourage people to drink plain water more often.The first lady is a longtime supporter of healthier eating and physical fitness, and launched the anti-childhood-obesity initiative "Let's Move!" in 2010.
Soldotna Montessori students take part in Model UN

...Commissioner for Refugees. Within their committees the students worked on topics including freedom of religion, childhood obesity, children in armed conflict, child labor, internally displaced people and indigenous people. Carter said the...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to study the policies of Alaska schools for physical education and recess, an official said...

...organizations and made the 2010 announcement as part of first lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity.To meet the commitment, the companies took a variety of approaches. In a statement Thursday, Coca-Cola said...
Women, a walk, a wave of change

...for the program. She's also a nurse at Central Peninsula Hospital. "I'm interested in helping out with the childhood obesity," she said. Harro also wants to help the community find different ways for kids to stay active all year. Amber...
KPBSD hears results of recent obesity study

...district, we're quite confident that it accurately reflects the district's makeup."According to the report childhood obesity in the school district aligns closely with national obesity levels with 17 percent of students in the district being...
New rules aim to get rid of junk foods in schools

...required under a child nutrition law passed by Congress in 2010, are part of the government's effort to combat childhood obesity. While many schools already have improved their lunch menus and vending machine choices, others still are selling...


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