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Changing The Way Our Children Eat

By Tawnya Manion | September 11, 2012

Photo By: Defense Commissary Agency

Photo By Defense Commissary Agency

Obesity, a health epidemic that results due to consuming more calories than the body burns, leads to a higher risk of contracting heart disease, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, stroke, cancer, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and respiratory disorders.  The alarming amount of children in this country that have been diagnosed as “over weight” or “obese”  caused law makers and school health advisory councils to create policies and strategies to protect the health of our children. According to the National Institutes of Health, 25% of children in the United states are considered obese, and if you factor in “over weight” children too that percentage jumps to almost 35%. Read More


Out Spring 2012: Michelle Obama’s Cookbook, American Grown

By admin | October 27, 2011

Photo: Vaxzine

Photo: Vaxzine

By: Michele Wolfson

While Michelle Obama may not be a chef, she seems to know a thing or two about the importance of using locally grown produce in everyday cooking. Her cookbook titled American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools, and Communities will be released nationwide on April 10th, 2012 by Crown Publishing and was just given a cover and a title yesterday. This cookbook provides recipes inspired by Obama’s White House garden- the first since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden during WWII. The First Lady even includes motivation and tips for gardening in her cookbook. Read More


Healthy Foods Financing Goes To IFF

By admin | September 26, 2011

Photo: miss karen

Photo: miss karen

By: Melaina Gasbarrino

Healthy foods have recently just been given a new lifeline in America through funding. The IFF, a non-profit lender and real estate consultant dedicated to strengthening communities around America, received a $3 million grant from The U.S. Department of Treasury this past week. The grant was given out in an effort to increase America’s initiatives in developing a healthier country. Read More


Let’s Move! Marks First Year Anniversary

By mahir | February 9, 2011

In America right now, obesity is an epidemic, affecting young children and adults all over the country.  One year ago, First Lady Michelle Obama created an organization that spans the country and touches all sectors from schools to mayors to sports leagues and more. Read More


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