This February marks the third anniversary of Let's Move!, the campaign against child obesity that was developed by First Lady Michelle Obama.
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February 26, 2013
February 20, 2013
A new study shows that children will snack in response to stress, even if they're not hungry.
February 13, 2013
But school-based treatments do appear to more effective than others.
January 25, 2013
The Niskayuna school district said that although the district has worked hard to implement the new standards students responded very poorly to the revamped meals.
December 10, 2012
To address one of schools' chief complaints, caps on the grain and protein in school meals have been lifted for now.
December 07, 2012
Middle schoolers in prime physical shape outperform their overweight peers on tests and grades, new research says.
November 01, 2012
In a new report, researchers at the Pew Health Group's Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project find that the majority of American children live in states where less-than-healthy snacks are readily available. And more nutritious options, such as fruits and vegetables, are harder to come by for those same kids.
October 15, 2012
But in some places, changes that entail cutting fat and salt and increasing whole grains and fruit and vegetable servings have gone unnoticed or have been welcomed.