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Childhood Obesity Press Releases

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By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Faith-based advocacy has been cited as a valuable tool in combating childhood obesity, but evidence is needed to support this assertion and to define how the link between advocacy and policy can contribute to promoting permanent lifestyle changes.

By International Pageants
Jamie Eberle-Bradford of Middleton was crowned Mrs. Wisconsin International this month and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. International 2012 during the final competition in Chicago, July 17-21, 2012.

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Children are naturally drawn toward gaming and other types of technology, creating an ideal opportunity to design interactive media tools to encourage physical activity and promote healthy eating habits.

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Disparities in obesity prevalence and risk factors are already evident in minority populations by the preschool years according to an article in a special issue of Childhood Obesity celebrating First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative.

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Publisher Mary Ann Liebert released a special issue of the journal Childhood Obesity celebrating the second anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, with a special Foreword by Mrs. Obama.

By Linda Bacon, PhD
Tired of that same old obesity story: Fat is bad but diets don't work? Talk to Dr. Linda Bacon to find a healthier, more hopeful and less costly angle on the War on Obesity. For health and well-being, how you live is what matters, not how you look.

By WAT-AAH!
WAT-AAH!, functional water for kids, announces partnership with video sharing website, SchoolTube.

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
An expert Roundtable Discussion in the current issue of Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., debates the pros and cons of routine BMI screening in the school setting, discusses the most recent data, and more.

By NAAFA
NAAFA encourages our supporters to join with fat activists across the country who are fighting against the hateful billboard ad campaign depicting fat children in Georgia.

By Kim Weiss, Blueplate PR
Two grants will help the center implement new opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity.

By Laura Carlucci
Hip-hop superstar aids in an anti-childhood obesity program created by behavioral health & fitness expert, jeff halevy

By Diane Kress, RD CDE
Childhood Obesity has risen over 30% in the past 30 years. Is the US's philosophy of a lower calorie, low fat diet to fault? Are we responsible for our children's possible death sentence?

By John Spencer Ellis
With the growing, alarming rates of kids obesity and diabetes, The National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) developed a Kids Nutrition Specialist Training to focus on kids-specific nutrition.

By NorCal Press
FixChildhoodObesity.com is a website dedicated to publishing and sharing digital information pertaining to health, fitness, weight loss, and nutrition.

By Christine Widga
WAT-AAH! is the presenting sponsor for the touring after school event in the Charlotte area, and simultaneously launching a viral campaign highlighting the efforts of the First Lady and Beyonce's Let's Move Flash Workout!

By Kurman Communications, Inc.
Local restaurants commit to healthier menu options for kids in Chicago. Spearheaded by a concerned parent, Healthy Fare for Kids is an initiative designed to help children create a habit of eating nutritious, delicious and seasonal foods.

By Eon Washington
An inforgraphic of data summarized by the U.S. Department of Health has listed the Childhood Obesity Rates by State, As well as statistics by Country (Infographic)

By James Mirabile, M.D.
12.5 million or 17% of children are either overweight or obese in America!

By Sara Ritzler
The Junior League of Boca Raton (JLBR) and Whole Foods Market of Boca Raton are joining forces for their annual educational initiative, Junior Leagues’ Kids in the Kitchen

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers
Obesity among adolescents has more than tripled over the past 40 years, and recent estimates find that over 18% of teens in the U.S. are obese.

By fitsmi.com
Ed Koch to be guest on FitsmiForMoms.com Radio on Friday, Oct. 7th at 1:00 pm. He is co-author, along with his sister, Pat, of Eddie Shapes Up, a children's book based on his experiences as a "chubby child," which inspires kids to get healthy.

By "Tommy the Tomato"
"Tommy the Tomato" and Michelle Obama stive to make the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice.

By Rachel Daeger, Society for Nutrition Education
Pediatric obesity expert Joanne Ikeda webinar on 9/30/2011 at 2 p.m. EST.“Children and Weight: First Do No Harm,” sponsored by SNE Weight Realities and Nutrition Education for Children Divisions supporting Childhood Obesity Awareness Month.

By Alliance of New York State YMCAs
YMCAs take a leading roll in reversing the growth of childhood obesity in New York State during Childhood Obesity Month.

By Strategic Book Group
While the upcoming release Maggie Goes on a Diet sends the wrong message to children, the recent book Don’t Call Me Cookie provides the right message on the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

By theONswitch
On September 17 from 9:30AM to 4PM, Yonkers Tennis Center (YTC) and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) will be teaming up to showcase Quickstart, their revolutionary, new 10 & Under Youth Tennis format at Cross County Shopping Center.

By Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers
Increasing public awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic may be contributing to evidence of overall reductions in body mass index (BMI), according to the results of a nationwide study presented in Childhood Obesity.

By NAAFA
NAAFA will host a press conference at the National Press Club to discuss an egregious oversight in the Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2010 (SSIA) and what can be done to prevent fat children from being omitted from anti-bullying protections.

By Eagle Eye Productions
America's Children are more obese today than ever before. A new Program has been created to Battle this problem, and whip the whole family back into shape! Even the Toddlers!

By Boogie Mites UK
Boogie Mites unique music programme to support Fitness and Healthy living uses funky songs and fun-to–do activities to help families with young children develop the healthy habits they need to overcome the modern epdeminc of childhood obersity.

By NAAFA
NAAFA challenges Dr. Ludwig and his Harvard colleagues to take a HAES (Heath at Every Size) approach rather than kidnap two million children from their parents.

By NAAFA
The End Bullying Now! Contest begins tomorrow. Submit your video entries starting Friday, July 15, 2011 thru Sunday, July 31, 2011 to win great prizes and gain national exposure

By NAAFA
NAAFA’s going back to The Hill and we want to take with us messages from the kids who are being bullied the most. Fat kids have been left out of The Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2010!

By Advocates for Health in Action
Wake County Public Schools Superintendent Tony Tata joined Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) today in announcing the 2011 Brains and Bodies Award recipients.

By Kristin Witzenburg
123GoTV launches in the consumer market today, providing an at-home fitness solution to children as well as a method for parents to encourage more activity and less TV.

By We Do Listen Foundation
The President and First Lady are committed to helping children eat more sensibly. A new illustrated book, Howard B.Wigglebottom Learns Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad supports that commitment. A free and fun animated version is on wedolisten.com.

By Strategic Book Group
A special fund-raising evening with the Cleveland area author of Don’t Call Me Cookie, a new book on childhood obesity, will take place 5:30 to 8 p.m. May 9 at the Shoreby Club in Bratenahl.

By WAT-AAH!
WAT-AAH! is proud to be the official beverage of the "STOP BULLYING, SPEAK UP!" Anti-Bullying Tour 2011 speaking out to high school teens

By The Active Gaming Company
"we design, manufacture and sell our own products as well as assist our partners in these areas. It allows us to better understand and support the products that we work with."

By WAT-AAH!
WAT-AAH! partners with The 100 Mile Club® for the 4th Annual Run4Kids and PTA Health & Safety Fair at Auburndale Intermediate School as the official beverage provider, hydrating the runners and donating fun merchandise and prizes for kids.

By Marketing Expectations, Inc.
More than 200 Kids’ Winning Essays Will Be Selected to Attend ‘Sacking Obesity’ Sports & Wellness Camp for Kids Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the Georgia Dome

By Lin Parkin
Michael Morgan offers his remarkable voice and social marketing expertise from decades spent in advertising to bring international awareness to the disease that no one has answers for but everyone is whispering about; childhood obesity.

By Tom Britt
Nine Geist-area schools receive scholarships to fund health and wellness programs

By Mad Ink, PR
Def Leppard’s Phil Collen Joins the Fight Against Childhood Obesity with World Champ Muay Thai Coach & Trainer Jean Carrillo at the LA Fitness Expo - Jan 29-30 Collen to Give Special Presentation on Health Nutrition & Fitness Regimens for all Ages

By Reader Views
Whether parents want to reverse their children’s obesity or just get their families to eat more nutritiously, author Randi Levin’s recipes—ranging from traditional meals to homemade candies—provide healthier options that are still delicious.

By The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) will use a $167k Anthem grant to implement the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, a health promotion initiative built on evidence-based messaging that emphasizes healthy nutritional choices and behaviors.

By The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) will use the grant to implement the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, a health promotion initiative built on evidence-based messaging that emphasizes healthy nutritional choices and behaviors.

By The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) will use the grant to implement the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, health promotion initiative built on evidence-based messaging that emphasizes healthy nutritional choices and behaviors.

By The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) will use the grant to implement the 5-2-1-0 Healthy Kids Countdown, a health promotion initiative built on evidence-based messaging that emphasizes healthy nutritional choices and behaviors.

By The H.E.R.O. Project
The H.E.R.O. Project makes appearances promoting youth health, fitness and character education aimed at bettering our youth. Anti bullying messages, battling childhood obesity and making the right choices are prominent themes during presentations.




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