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Posts tagged obesity rates

June 27, 2014

 

a close look at the cap of a Big Gulp

New York Court Rejects Ban On Supersized Sodas

New York's highest court decided on Thursday that the city's health department could not impose a cap on the size of sugary drinks.

March 1, 2014

Is It Spring Yet? 

several maple trees tapped with buckets

Young Farmers Need Land, Tapping Maple Trees, Wild Rice

This episode, encouragement to tap maple trees yourself this year. A handheld snack with Chef Daniel Orr. And, small farmers make the food system their own.

May 11, 2010

Childhood Obesity 

Michelle Obama hula hooping

White House Task Force Outlines Plan To Deal With Childhood Obesity

Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.

March 30, 2010

Obesity Epidemic 

A graphiti mural by Banksy

Junk Food Junkies: Study Compares Junk Food To Drug Addiction

A new study found that the term "junk food junkie" is really quite accurate - junk food cravings are similar to a drug addict's craving for their next "fix"

March 26, 2010

Food On Television 

Jamie Oliver on David Letterman

Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” Debuts To Mixed Reviews

Chef Jamie Oliver's new television show, "Food Revolution," premieres tonight on ABC, but the show has already met with cynicism from comics and critics

March 3, 2010

Interactive Maps 

map showing physical activity rates among US adults

USDA Food Environment Atlas Maps Out Local Food Options

The US Department of Agriculture has launched an interactive map showing the availability of local and healthier food options throughout the U.S.

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