Posts tagged "nutrition"

Nov. 18 news – Anti-smoking in MA, motorcycle helmets, cooking at home

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

Cooking at home may make for a healthier diet

Could cooking at home lead to a healthier diet? Researchers at APHA's Annual Meeting investigate.

ICYMI: AJPH public health research roundup

In case you missed it, check out the American Journal of Public Health's latest research as studies investigate sugary drinks, 'stop and frisk' policing and social media's food promotion.

Oct. 16 news: Ebola preparedness, The Great Shakeout, schools and whole milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

Sept. 2 news: Food prices and Ebola, U.S. eating habits, state emergency standards for kids

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
APHA supports DeLauro bill to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

APHA supports DeLauro bill to tax sugar-sweetened beverages

The Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Tax Act, called the SWEET Act, discourages excessive consumption of "empty-calorie" beverages and raises funds for vital public health programs, research and nutrition education.
Q&A with Rob Bisceglie on Every Kid Healthy Week

Q&A with Rob Bisceglie on Every Kid Healthy Week

Every Kid Healthy Week is held the last full week of every April, designed to celebrate schools’ wellness achievements.

Sept. 19 news: Flu vaccine choices, first lady addresses TV execs, food stamp bill

Check out the latest public health news for Thursday, September 19, 2013.
CDC report shows school health trends looking up

CDC report shows school health trends looking up

As our nation’s kids head back to the classroom, they are being greeted by healthier school environments than students just a decade ago.
What’s for breakfast? Campaign addresses child hunger, school performance

What’s for breakfast? Campaign addresses child hunger, school performance

Too many children are showing up to school hungry. Three out of five U.S. teachers see their students eat too little before school.

Diet, physical activity and clear communication key to reversing premature disease, death

Attendees of the National Public Health Information Coalition's symposium got a mouthful of healthy advice from nutrition and prevention expert David Katz about how diet, physical activity and how we communicate about them are critical to reversing rising rates of premature disease and death.

Health assessment calls for USDA nutrition standards in schools

In its 150th anniversary year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is as busy as ever ensuring safe, sufficient and nutritious food for Americans.