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What others say: New PE rules should be given a workout

...and what sports will and will not be included.Some may argue that physical education, especially in a nation ridden with obesity, shouldn't be made to seem less important. To those we reply that many high school athletes obtain a very high level of...
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 to change...
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...
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...

...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.
Bob Franken: Fill in the blanks

...any wonder that we so often see this story: "A new study, ranking the nations of the world in (health care/ nutrition/obesity/economic fairness/education/infrastructure) show that the United States is trailing the pack. 'The solutions are obvious...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to...manager of the state health department's Obesity Prevention and Control Program.She said...The study is part of a broader anti-obesity push by the state focused on youth.Olympic...

...address a growing cloud over the industry: obesity.The Atlanta-based company on Monday...weight and enhances a person's risk of obesity beyond what it would be from heredity...if it was serious about helping reduce obesity."It looks like a page out of damage...
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...
KPBSD hears results of recent obesity study"According to the report childhood obesity in the school district aligns closely with national obesity levels with 17 percent of students in the...board, said any program meant to address obesity should take into account the needs of the...


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