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Reuters: How the White House wobbled on childhood obesity

I am in Brazil at meetings of World Nutrition Rio 2012 but was deluged yesterday by links to a lengthy Reuters’ Special Report: How Washington went soft on childhood obesity. In an e-mail, Reuters explains that its report is about how food and beverage companies dominate policymaking in Washington, doubled lobbying expenditures during the past three years, and defeated [...]
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How the White House Wobbled on Childhood Obesity

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Corby's Fresh Feeds (2 years ago)

Despite Michelle Obama's high-profile child obesity campaign, the White House hasn't managed to change the nation's kids' diets. Read Post

SNA Supports White House Childhood Obesity Task Force Recommendations For Funding For School Meals

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

The School Nutrition Association (SNA) commends the Obama Administration for its continued efforts to combat childhood overweight and obesity. Today the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity unveiled its action plan, Solving t... Read Post

Poor Fitness in Military Poses Peril, Report Says

Health : NYT: Health (1 hour ago)

A report from a group of retired military leaders, which has campaigned for improved childhood nutrition, shines a light on obesity in the military and its risks to readiness. Read Post


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