The U.S. Department of Agriculture published today a new School Meal Flexibility Rule that will weaken nutrition standards aimed at reducing sodium and increasing whole grains for meals provided under the USDA’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.
Today healthcare leaders across the nation, including private and public payers and employers, are taking the My Healthy Weight pledge to offer obesity prevention and treatment for individuals of all ages. With more than one in three U.S. adults overweight or living with obesity, this first-ever collaboration is taking serious action to tackle one of America’s most challenging and costly public health concerns. Each year, obesity care costs nearly $210 billion to the nation’s health care system.
More than 300 schools from 30 states honored for promoting healthy eating and physical activity
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the Clinton Foundation join forces for a second year with more than 40 non-profit and media partners, as well as influential voices to inspire a new generation of strong, active women.
The progress in reducing children’s calorie consumption from sugar-sweetened beverages has stalled.