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4/18/2014 10:00 AM EDT
“While we would like to say that signs of progress are clear across the country in the fight to decrease obesity rates, the only clear sign is that there is more work to be done,” said Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association. “While...
4/7/2014 8:10 PM EDT
News flash: Getting the nutrient-dense, fiber-rich foods your body needs may be easier — and cheaper — than you think. Planning is key.
3/20/2014 8:00 PM EDT
There's a product at Mark's Food Market in Greenville, N.C., that sells out every few days. Folks who walk over from a mobile home park crave it so much that convenience store owner David Rozek expanded his selection. City employees pop in during...
3/3/2014 3:00 PM EST
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown made the following comments today on the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed rules for food nutrition labeling and serving sizes:
2/27/2014 12:10 PM EST
First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out new restrictions on Tuesday, limiting junk food and sugary drink marketing in schools.
2/26/2014 9:00 AM EST
Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released the following statement today on a new report showing 43% decline in obesity among 2 to 5 year olds over a span of eight...
2/25/2014 5:00 PM EST
Several cities and states across the nation are now adding bicycle paths and walking trails to their list of transportation priorities as lifestyles become increasingly sedentary and congested roads need repair.
2/18/2014 10:00 PM EST
@Nancyatheart @Heartnews Calls on Leaders to Set Aggressive Goals for Culture of Health @Voices4hk #Childhoodobesity
4/7/2014 4:55 PM EDT
Advocate Challenges Parents to Voice Support to End Junk Food Marketing in Schools @Voices4HK #letsmove
2/26/2014 10:00 AM EST
Salud America! Growing Healthy Change:
The new website is a first-of-its-kind clearinghouse of Latino-focused resources and stories to promote changes—healthier marketing, improved access to healthy food, and physical activity options—for...
2/3/2014 3:00 PM EST
Parents Should Voice Their Concerns with Food Marketing in Schools, Says Voices for Healthy Kids Advocate
1/13/2014 1:00 PM EST
1/5/2014 2:00 PM EST
Healthy Drinks to Smart School Foods--Nutrition Expert Available to Discuss Sugary Beverages or Foods Sold in Schools
1/2/2014 5:00 PM EST