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Childhood obesity challenges

...Obama's initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy...5-year-old initiative to reduce childhood obesity.? ? ?A lifelong child nutrition advocate...Let's Move," the first lady's anti-obesity initiative.Congress has already rolled...
School district report tracks student obesity

...Social Services to determine the risk of obesity in local youth, which is analyzed through...implemented way to assess the prevalence of obesity in school districts throughout the United...structure serves a purpose, said Karol Fink, Obesity Prevention and Control program director...
Learning for Life: Are you 'eating the rainbow'? it is important to eat a variety. Doing so has been found to have numerous health benefits such as lowering the risk of obesity, heart disease, certain cancers, diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases.Most Americans do not consume...
Obesity, physical education and sports... hmmm?

...the recent Clarion article "Board sees obesity study results." As our nation we innocently fought the ravages of obesity 45 minutes per day, five days per sweaty on a daily basis. Bye-bye obesity study, hello healthy Alaskans! Let's...
Boys and Girls Club served 8,800 lunches in the month of June.

...non-members at their Clubs and Teen Centers from Nikiski to Soldotna. These programs help reduce hunger and combat childhood obesity over the summer months as well as support educational and enrichment programs that keep children safe, learning and engaged...

...up. (Of course the math can also be wrong - as in a ballyhooed 2004 CDC estimate of how many Americans die annually from obesity. It later proved to be over-inflated, with officials blaming a computational error.)During last year's Ebola crisis...
San Francisco considers health warning on soda advertising.

...which is linked to rotting teeth and obesity.The Board of Supervisors is expected...comprehensive solution to the complex issues of obesity and diabetes."One proposal before the...with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay. This is...
Op-ed: Promises become nothing more than cliches

...seriously damaging lessons. Ultimately we don't even comprehend the idea of healthy eating as we waddle into adulthood. Obesity is a national problem. So while we admonish everyone constantly that proper habits are beneficial, few can hear over the...
Obesity treatment gains popularity in hospitals, doctors' offices

...and hospitals moving into treatment of obesity. This year, some 75,000 people population. The common measure of obesity is the body mass index, calculated by...companies offer some type of coverage for obesity treatment, but just how much varies widely...
Food Bank, Boys and Girls Clubs holding nutrition classes

It's no secret that obesity is an issue with the Centers for Disease Control reporting that more than one-third of U.S. adults as being overweight. With...


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