August 8, 2013
Research and demographics point to the need to address obesity in Latino cultures.
August 7, 2013
A minority of elementary schools have a prohibition on withholding recess.
August 1, 2013
A recent research report, published in the journal Hypertension, highlights the increased evidence of high blood pressure in children and adolescents that is adding to the obesity epidemic among young people and putting them at greater risk for serious health problems, including cardiovascular disease, organ damage, heart attacks and strokes.
July 30, 2013
These graphics depict in English and in Spanish the typical sugar content of popular beverages.
July 29, 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently launched a Recipe Box, a new web resource that provides access to quick, delicious, cost-effective recipes as well as healthy nutrition information, all in one location.
July 23, 2013
Much has been said of late about the importance of physical activity during the school day as being key to supporting academic performance in students. In May, the Institute of Medicine issued a report calling upon the nation’s schools to boost their efforts to get students moving.