Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

Let’s Move… away from talking about food??

I am a big fan of Let’s Move, Michelle Obama’s campaign to curb childhood obesity. The movement touts the slogan: “America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids” and they have done some wonderful things related to health eating policies, such as working to revise the old food pyramid into the new and improved food plate.

Yum!

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The Dark Side of Food Campaigns, Part 1

I think at this point, it’s common knowledge that consuming lots of sugary beverages, filled with little (if any) nutrients and too many empty calories, is not a healthy food (or in this case, beverage) choice.

Unfortunately, according to an article in The Atlantic last week, these sugary drinks are still being marketed to young people at very high rates. Continue reading